Set 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.
Harrison Ford reprises his role as Rick Deckard and spoke about his character at the panel in LA which released the trailer, “The character is woven into the story in a way that intrigued me. There’s a very strong emotional context … I think it’s interesting to develop a character after a period of time, to revisit a character.”
The film is executive produced by Ridley Scott (The Martian, Prometheus), who served as a producer on the original 1982 cult film classic. He hinted at the fact the sequel will finally answer one of the burning questions viewers all had—is Deckard a replicant? But it is more than likely 2049 will torment us with this question once again in regards to Gosling’s character.
Starring Ryan Gosling (La La Land), Harrison Ford (Star Wars), MacKenzie Davis (Halt & Catch Fire), Lennie James (The Walking Dead), Robin Wright (House of Cards), Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Jared Leto (Suicide Squad).
Blade Runner 2049 hits cinemas in October.
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