Belfast Telegraph

Scott: Blade Runner 2 is 'relevant'

Sir Ridley Scott has revealed that the Blade Runner sequel will be "relevant" to today's times.

The Gladiator filmmaker, who has said he won't be directing the sci-fi follow-up, has been working on the script with the original film's co-screenwriter, Hampton Fancher. He will also take on producing duties.

"(Fans can expect) a very good, relevant evolution on the first one," he said.

"I hadn't planned that, but I worked quite a long time with Hampton Fancher, the original writer, to come out with what would be relevant, rather than just a sequel with a lot of action.

"And I think we've come up with a very relevant story. It's really interesting," the Exodus: Gods And Kings director added.

Harrison Ford will reprise his role as retired police officer Rick Deckard in Blade Runner 2, which follows on from the original 1982 movie.


From Belfast Telegraph