Skip to comments.Harrison Ford Asked To Reprise Role In ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel
Posted on 05/27/2014 3:50:41 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45
Alcon Entertainment has an offer out to Harrison Ford to reprise his role of Rick Deckard in its Ridley Scott-directed sequel to Blade Runner.
Original screenwriter Hampton Fancher and Michael Green are writing the new one, which takes place several decades after the conclusion of the 1982 original.
Alcon acquired Blade Runners film, television and ancillary rights in 2011 from producer Bud Yorkin to produce prequels and sequels of the sci-fi cult classic. Yorkin will serve as a producer on the sequel along with Alcons Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson. Cynthia Sikes Yorkin will co-produce. Frank Giustra and Tim Gamble, CEOs of Thunderbird Films, will serve as executive producers. Alcon actually sent a press release out that it offered the role to Ford (which is unusual in itself), but Ford gave an interview recently saying he was anxious to see the script. He has expressed interest in reprising the role in the past, but no deal is set as he has yet to read the script.
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Syd Mead, Lawrence Paull and David Snyder.
Awesome. I really liked the first film.
Denzel Washington is doing a remake of “The Equalizer” for a series of films. That is the one I hope will live up to the original.
Makes me think of how quickly these actors seem to age. It seems like just yesterday Indian Jones was cracking the whip against the Nazis. Now I don’t know, I picture him as this old guy who keeps falling off this blade he’s supposed to be running on.
I’ve seen a magical movie, made long ago ... full of little jewels of film-making ... all those... moments... will be lost in time, like tears... in... rain.
He was almost 40 when "Raiders of the Lost Ark" came out, that was 33 years ago.
Not so fast.
I did not think Blade Runner was all that great.
I liked it, and still like it. It has real atmosphere, which is not all that common.
Yup sorry . I know that but my filing system brought up Lundgren and I quit searching.
is ridley scott the producer of Prometheus?
after some free passes to see the new x men movie, I don’t have much respect for the new class of movie makers. (if you saw xmen iii you saw this movie already. to say it was pathetic writing, slooooww plot, inconsistent continuity and just plain stupid is an understatement. This xmen was produced by sony not Disney)
That said, Harrison ford yes, ridley scot no.
I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser Gate....
I’ve seen attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion...
I was around 8 when it came out in 1982. I was riveted. I thought then as I do now that it was one of the best Sci-Fi/Film Noirs ever made. The only problem I had with the film was that they set it too soon in the future when it should’ve been at least a century away. I can’t imagine what sort of a story they’ll do with respect to a sequel.
All those... moments... will be lost in time, like... tears... in... rain.
Either way, he may have a tough time coming across like a tough guy running along a blade and not falling off. That's probably not what "Blade Runner" means, but that's image it conjures up for me.
Did he ad lib being Rutger hauer as well?
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