At the Box Office: Blade Runner 2049

12 October, 2017, 01:01 | Author: Eleanor Thompson
  • BLADE RUNNER 2049 “Who me?”

Things get off to an unconventional start as the interviewer says she's never seen the original Blade Runner, before describing her interview technique as "bleak, dystopian" and "an absolute nightmare".

In order to make sure that was the case, Denis Villeneuve actually had to make some changes to Hampton Fancher and Michael Green's screenplay so that it synced with the original. Ridley Scott, with his alarmingly precognitive visual and mortal landscape, had done to the generation what Black Mirror has consistently been achieving with millennials.

Ridley Scott's original Blade Runner, released in 1982, remains something of a sci-fi classic and perhaps forever shifted the genre. Check out the Blade Runner trivia in the player above!

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I know I definitely do not want to miss out on this movie, and you shouldn't too!

Blade Runner stars Harrison Ford (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Indiana Jones Trilogy), Jared Leto (Suicide Squad, Dallas Buyers Club), Dave Bautista (SPECTRE), and Ryan Gosling (La La Land).

Have you ever seen Harrison Ford laugh so hard? So a third one - if there is a third one - is not something I've thought about at all.

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When Screen Daily asked Villeneuve what he wanted to work on next, he said he had a few ideas for more science fiction movies, and he hinted that he might not be done with the Blade Runner universe just yet.

Since that interview, Deadline reported that Villeneuve is in talks to direct Cleopatra for Sony.

"Gravity" took in $449 million internationally during its run, while "The Martian" grossed $401 million overseas.

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