Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

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Blade Runner 2049 is a sequel of the original Blade Runner (1982). It’s directed by the genius behind the critically-acclaimed Arrival, none other than Dennise Villeneuve. The film is going to be released in October 2017. The script is written by the man behind the original Blade Runner, Hampton Fancher and Michael Green. Rhe casts are so-studded with renowned names like Ryan Gosling , Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto, Robin Wright, dan Dave Bautista. It’s guaranteed that your eyes will be spoiled throughout the films. Blade Runner is adapted from a novel called “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” written by Phillip K. Dick in 1968. Ridley Scott who directed Blade Runner in 1982 decided to executively produce Blade Runner 2049. Scott said that in Blade Runner 2049, the identity of Rich Deckard would be revealed. We can find out whether Deckard is an android or not.

Blade Runner 2049’s Synopsis :

The film sets thirty years after the first film in Los Angeles, California. Where a new Blade Runner, an LAPD Police Officer (Ryan Gosling) successfuly revealed a big secret that could results in chaos. K’s finding then brought him to a journey to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former Blade Runner member who had been disappeared.

What can we expect from the sequel of Blade Runner? We can definitely expect a dystopian future where humanity is on the brinks of extinction and everything around them is about to collapse. In the style of Ridley Scott, the king who has brought us many legendary sci-fis like Alien, we can also expect a high technology visual effects that can’t be found in the previous installment. The characters will also bring sopphisticated weapons in their hands. Sold as the sequel of the famous original film, Ridley Scott said that he doesn’t want people to compare which one is better, or even going further by questioning whether or not the sequel itself is needed to be made. Scott is only interested in keeping the hype alive, he wants to keep the story alive.

Ryan Gosling leaked this film is going to be more brutal than the original version. Gosling added that the film will focus on the existence of Officer K’s biological body. Who then come after ex member Rick Deckard to ask for his help. The trailer of Blade Runner 2049 gained mostli positive reviews from many critics., Villenueve who successfully keeps the original film’s cinematography. The trailer even won the Golden Trailer Awards.

With the world getting into the post-truth era since Trump’s victory in US Presidential Election, people would relate more with the idea of dystopian future. Anxiety, depression, fear of the uncertain future, climate change, job-loss, economy fatigue are all parts of today’s society’s problems. It seems that Blade Runner 2049 tries to make impact to its viewers by exploiting the emotions that today’s society feels. Otherwise, the dynamic duo portrayed by Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford is sure one of the things that you don’t want to miss in this film.

Blade Runner 2049’s poster:

blade runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049’s details

Denis Villeneuve

Andrew A. Kosove
Broderick Johnson
Bud Yorkin
Cynthia Yorkin

Screenplay by :
Hampton Fancher
Michael Green

Story by Hampton Fancher
Based on Characters from Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
by Philip K. Dick

Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, Dave Bautista, Jared Leto

Music by
Hans Zimmer
Benjamin Wallfisch

Roger Deakins

Joe Walker

Production company
Alcon Entertainment
Columbia Pictures
Scott Free Productions
Torridon Films
16:14 Entertainment
Thunderbird Entertainment

Warner Bros. Pictures

Release date:
October 3, 2017 (Los Angeles)
October 6, 2017 (United States)

Running time
163 minutes

Country United States
Language English
Budget $185 million

Blade Runner 2049’s trailer :

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