replicant sequel to one of the most revered sci-fi films of all time, Blade Runner, will arrive in theaters January 12, 2018, Warner Bros. Entertainment announced.
Harrison Ford will reprise his role as replicant hunter Rick Deckard, with Ryan Gosling set to co-star. Dennis Villeneuve (Sicario) will direct the feature based on a script co-written by original Blade Runner writer Hampton Francher. Ridley Scott is assuming the role of producer for the the follow up to his 1982 cultural mega hit.
Late last year, Scott shared some early details about the upcoming feature, revealing how Deckard will figure into the film’s opening moments. Not much else is known about the second Blade Runner other than that it will take place decades after the earlier film.