Skip to comments.Harrison Ford 'is being asked to reprise his role as Rick Deckard' in sequel (Blade Runner)
Posted on 05/16/2014 5:48:43 AM PDT by C19fan
Harrison Ford may be reprising yet another beloved film character he made famous decades ago. In late April it was confirmed the 71-year-old actor would pick up a Lightsaber once more to play Han Solo in the JJ Abrams-directed reworking of Star Wars. Then on Thursday Deadline reported Ford was being asked to step back into his role as Rick Deckard in the sequel to his 1982 science fiction thriller Blade Runner.
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OK, Indiana Jones, Han Solo and now Blade Runner. How long before “American Graffiti Again”? Tag line: Where were you in 2002?
Han Solo will “pick up a lightsaber again”?? Sheesh... research isn’t a high priority when writing these things, apparently; the only time Han ever wielded a lightsaber was to disembowel a dead taun-taun, I think...
That show had the single greatest death scenes of all time.
It appears that movie conceptualizers and writers are lazy or this Gen has seriously limited original imagination.
True, he made it clear that he didn’t like lightsabers.
My favorite line
“they say you brade runner..”
Loved the movie, but thought the book was only ok. I would like a more complete back story. I wonder if Sean Young would be in it. Did she have a hard end date? Enquiring minds want to know.
“Ain’t he neat?!”
Good catch. And yes, I think that is the only time. It means that at least technically, the author is correct. ;-)
“I just do eyes”.
“You’re a dedicated man.”
“He was the kind of cop that in the old days called black men N*****s.”
That last one is only in the original version with naration.
How long before American Graffiti Again?
That’s funny. How about THX 1138?
But American Graffiti....I wouldn’t discount that idea. Directed by Ron Howard, no doubt.
Will Sean Young be back?
Hollywood can't come up with any new ideas.
Where is the squeal to "Manos the Hands of Fate"?
Or a Jigglypuff Movie?!!?
I Demand a JigglyPuff Movie!!!!!
Batty: I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time... like tears in rain... Time to die.
More proof that Hollywood has run out of original ideas. Just do remakes after remakes.
This is my favorite Sy-Fi movie of all time and I think they should leave well enough alone. First off without Rutger Hauer (who was awesome - stold the show) it wouldn’t be Blade Runner. Second off, the best part of the movie was its open ended, though provoking plot which made you think. Was Decker a replicant himself? Was Decker the good guy or the bad guy in the movie? Or were there any good guys or bad guys in this movie? Were the replicants wrong in just wanting to live and doing what they think it took to survive? Making a sequel to Blade Runner would be like drawing a mustache on the Mona Lise.
In guessing his beautiful and sexy robot girlfriend in the movie will not have aged any.
That could keep a man young.
For the record, the “Director’s Cut” version of Blade Runner released on DVD without the voice over was vastly superior to the theatrical release.
Tears in the Rain - Blade Runner (9/10) Movie CLIP
“Home again, home again, jiggedy-jig!”
“Must get lonely here, J.F.
“Not really. I MAKE friends. They’re toys. My friends are toys. I make them. It’s a hobby. I’m a genetic designer.
“We need you, Sebastian. You’re our best and only friend.”
This is stupid.
Here’s an idea. Hire new actors who will work cheap and make movies on the cheap with new ideas and new stories.
When I first saw Harrison Ford in Star Wars decades ago, I never thought he’d become such a major star. I thought the Luke Skywalker actor would be big. It was not to be so.
I preferred the one with the voice-over - it ain't noir without it.
If you haven’t read, “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” you should get a copy and do so.
How about Apacalpyse Now? Anyone remember him in that?
Vangelis - Blade Runner Trilogy (3-CD Special Edition) soundtrack
Beat me to it.
"What? You're going to chase with that walker?
If the script writers take the time to write a character/actor-driven script with a great plot it could be good. But so many movies are driven by action and cgi that they forget about the three basics of any play or movie - plot, script, and acting. If you don’t have those, forget about it.
And it's ironic that almost 35 years later the non-cgi special effects of BR hold up remarkably well. If the flick was released today I don't think anyone would complain about the quality of the special effects. You don't need that stuff to make a great movie.
He was in that? lol
He was the one who briefed Martin Sheen on his mission.
Dang. You got it down.
His character was the first hint that some people still on earth were there because they didn’t have a choice. ONe of the frustrating things about that movie was some of those issues were never fully resolved and you were just left to your own imagination to write huge parts of the back story.
She was good in Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
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“Maybe they’ll call it Bladeshuffler.”
I have been hooked on Korean dramas lately. Some of them have special effects but its usually very short sequences because it’s expensive I guess. These shows are produced fast and cheap, many of them making 2 episodes per week.
Could you imagine the pampered princes and princesses of Hollyweird working that hard? They don’t make nearly the money that US actors make either.
One of the greatest sci-fi films at it’s time. Still a classic.
William Sanderson, the actor who played J.F. Sebastian, is one of my favorite character actors. He was great in Last Man Standing, Deadwood and tons of other roles I can’t think of right off.
HAHAHA! I forgot about Last Man Standing. I own that one.
Very good point!
“That’s for what you did to my town!”
I have always been in the minority; I think the voice over version is the best. Have seen both and just like the way the voice over works. Different strokes I know. Still a great movie either way.
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