Details have slowly started trickling out about Ridley Scott's new Blade Runner sequel, and now it seems the sequel might have an even closer tie to the first film than we thought: Could Harrison Ford come back for a cameo as the iconic Replicant hunter Deckard?
It's been a relatively quiet few months since we learned that Ridley Scott was working on a sequel to his seminal 1982 film Blade Runner. But things are heating up now, and we finally have some juicy details on what we can expect when we return to the Replicant-filled world.
Syfy's new series Dream Machines premieres tonight at 10/9C, and since it's about creating the epic sci-fi car of our dreams, we decided to take a look at some of the coolest flying cars in film and TV history.
Though writers are usually the originators of all those great sci-fi moments we know and love from the movies, actors deserve some credit. Not only do they embody all those iconic characters we have on our t-shirts, but they're also capable of remarkable acts of spontaneous creativity, and it's often those moments that are more memorable than the planned ones.
If movies are art, and art is subjective, then it's impossible for everyone to like the same things. One person's classic is another person's crud. And so it was with Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel, who came down rather harshly on Ridley Scott's dystopic science-fiction classic.
Fans are chomping at the bit to know exactly what form the new Blade Runner film will take, and it seems we can add director Ridley Scott to the list of those wondering.
It was only yesterday we were hearing rumors that Harrison Ford would be back for Ridley Scott's Blade Runner sequel, despite a producer's past claims that the flick would be Deckard-less. Well, now that same producer is speaking up again, and he's out to quash any rumors of Ford's return.
The news that Ridley Scott will return to direct a sequel to his sci-fi classic Blade Runner was one of the cooler things we heard last year, even if one of the producers assured us the flick wouldn't include Harrison Ford. Well, it turns out that producer may have spoken too soon.
You might not know the name Douglas Trumbull, but you probably know his work. He's produced the special effects for some of the best films in sci-fi, such as 2001: A Space Odyssey and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. And now his amazing work over the past 40+ years is about to be rewarded.
Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi noir is noteworthy for many reasons, but the chief factor is its look: The dystopian, neon-lit, billboard metropolis at the center of Blade Runner has inspired a generation's worth of production design. And in these pages, you can see where that groundbreaking design came from.