Whereas the world of Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 appears to be like loads just like the outdated Blade Runner—proper all the way down to the enormous Atari logos—loads has most likely occurred within the 30 years since Harrison Ford’s Rick Deckard drove off right into a sunny paradise (or no matter occurred ultimately of your most well-liked lower of Blade Runner). To fill in a few of these gaps, then, Villeneuve has enlisted another filmmakers to develop a couple of quick movies that arrange some new issues within the Blade Runner universe earlier than the yr 2049.
The primary, Nexus: 2036, was made by Luke Scott and it focuses on Jared Leto’s Niander Wallace exhibiting off the obedience and spooky capability for ache of his new collection of Nexus Replicants. Wallace’s pitch: If a man as bizarre as Jared Leto can get these androids to do no matter he says, then they’ll by no means insurgent like these awful Replicants within the first film. The YouTube web page has a bit extra details about different issues to count on from these Blade Runner sidequests, together with an enormous blackout that the federal government pinned on Replicants.
Blade Runner 2049, the precise film, can be launched on October 6.
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