Empire Magazine has revealed a new image from the upcoming Blade Runner 2049.
The long-awaited sequel to the Ridley Scott classic is directed by Denis Villeneuve, who reunites with legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins on the film. The duo previously worked together on both Sicario and Prisoners.
Blade Runner 2049 picks up thirty years after the events of the original as it follows the new Blade Runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling) who discovers a terrible secret that could send what is left of society into chaos which then prompts him to go on a search for Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford). The old Blade Runner has been missing since the end of the first film.
The new image revealed features both Ford and Gosling pitted up against one another in a lounge. You can check it out below.
The film stars Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, with Dave Bautista and Jared Leto. Here’s the official synopsis:
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
Blade Runner 2049 hits theaters October 6, 2017.
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