‘Blade Runner’ was a film ahead of its time. Releasing in 1982 It’s a film that shows a look into the future that can still be watched today with awe and inspiration. As always when it’s announced that there will be a sequel or a remake to a classic, fans tend to fear it. Then a director like Denis Villeneuve jumps on board, Ryan Gosling will take lead, and one of the original actors like Harrison Ford is on board and people tend to join in.
The Directors and actors have the same fear that many fans had at the beginning. In the above interview Director Denis Villeneuve thought a sequel would be a horrible idea until he read the script, Robin Wright talks about how the story has changed, Harrison Ford tells us why he was intrigued after 30 years in between, and Ryan Gosling explains how you don’t need to have seen the first film to be able to understand the new film.
Blade Runner 2039 releases October 6, 2017.