*Text from ComingSoon
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 blade runner who has been missing for 30 years
Blade Runner 2049, coming to theaters on October 6, 2017, also stars Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, with Dave Bautista and Jared Leto.
From Denis Villeneuve, the acclaimed director behind films like Arrival, Sicario and Prisoners, the Blade Runner sequel will be distributed by Warner Bros. in North America and Sony Pictures Releasing International in all media for all overseas territories. The film is written by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green and succeeds the initial story by Fancher and David Peoples based on Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Story details have not been revealed at this time.
Frank Giustra and Tim Gamble, CEOs of Thunderbird Films, serve as executive producers on Blade Runner 2049 alongside Ridley Scott, Yale Badick, and Bill Carraro. The film is produced by Andrew A. Kosove, Broderick Johnson, Bud Yorkin, and Cynthia Yorkin.