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Ridley Scott to direct Blade Runner sequel

Published on August 19, 2011 16:39 Berlin Time

Ridley Scott to direct Blade Runner sequel Ridely Scott is to direct a sequel (or prequel) to his 1982 classic Blade Runner, which starred Rutger Hauer and Harrison Ford. Filming is due to begin next year and the film looks to be in cinemas in 2014. Speaking to the LA times the film’s producer Andrew Kosove said that “everything Ridley does as a filmmaker is fresh. I believe he sees an opportunity to create something that’s wholly original from the first Blade Runner.” Which basically means no Harrison Ford. Which is OK, as we reckon he will be well into his seventies by then – too old for scenes like this;