Friday was an enormous news day for Blade Runner fans: not just was it affirmed that Harrison Ford would return as Rick Deckard – the screw-up at the core of Ridley Scott’s 1982 science fiction gem – for a Blade Runner continuation, however it was uncovered that Denis Villeneuve, executive of Prisoners and Enemy, was going ahead board to steerage the new film.
With this came the declaration that the screenplay – by unique Blade Runner co-author Hampton Fancher, alongside Green Lantern screenwriter Michael Green – was prepared to go, and that the film would start shooting sooner or later one year from now.
Presently will be a period overflowing with hypothesis. After fans have first moved beyond the wrath they may feel over Blade Runner getting a spin-off whatsoever (the inquiries of “was there any need?” and “why does Ridley Scott continue doing this to his own movies?” need to be off the beaten path first), they can start to consider what another Blade Runner film could bring.
At this time, there’s next to no data to go ahead whatsoever. What’s sure is the first Blade Runner left a great deal of inquiries unanswered, some of which will just must be tended to in the new film in the event that its to have connective tissue with the first motion