The Blade Runner Sequel Just Got an Official Release Date

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Don’t tell the replicants, but Blade Runner 2 will hit theaters on January 12, 2018. Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford star in the Denis Villeneuve-directed movie, which picks up “several decades after the conclusion of the 1982 original.”

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The news was revealed in an official press release. Below is much more coverage on the project, which is based on an idea from Ridley Scott and Hampton Fancher. Fancher, who co-wrote the original film, wrote this one too, along with Michael Green.


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