Ridley Scott to Direct New BLADE RUNNER Movie [Updated]


Ridley Scott is returning to the Alien franchise (or at least with a film that has "Alien‘s DNA") with the upcoming sci-fi flick Prometheus.  Now he’s revisiting another classic from his past as Alcon Entertainment has sent out a press release announcing that Scott will direct and produce a new installment of Blade Runner.  For those unfamiliar with the original, the 1982 sci-fi thriller was loosely based on Philip K. Dick’s short story "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" [Correction: It's a novel, not a short story] and starred Harrison Ford as Richard Deckard, a burnt-out "Blade Runner" assigned to track down and destroy rogue superhuman androids known as "replicants".  However, he then falls in love with one and there’s also some ambiguity as to whether or not Deckard may be a replicant himself. Read More....



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