The first teaser for Blade Runner 2049 has arrived. The upcoming sequel to the sci-fi classic stars Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford. Check it out below:
The official plot synopsis follows:
“Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.”
Blade Runner 2049 is directed by Denis Villeneuve (Arrival) and produced by Scott. It will also star Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Dave Bautista and Jared Leto.
Michael Green (Logan, Alien: Covenant) and Hampton Fancher (the original Blade Runner) penned the script.
With a sequel to Blade Runner having been in development since 1999 and changing hands numerous times along the way, fans can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that the film is less than a year away and is in the hands of a capable cast and crew. Judging by the above trailer, this is going to be a suitably epic follow up to the original. Are you excited? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
Blade Runner 2049 arrives in cinemas on October 6, 2017.