Amazon Studios introduced on Thursday that Blade Runner 2099, a brand new live-action sequence set after the occasions of Ridley Scott’s 1982 movie and Dennis Villeneuve’s 2017 sequel, is at present in manufacturing for Prime Video. This information comes practically a yr following Scott’s announcement that he was engaged on a 10-episode sequence set within the Blade Runner universe, with a pilot for the sequence reportedly accomplished.
No phrase but concerning the sequence’ solid, characters, plot, or launch date, however in accordance with Deadline, writer-producer Silka Luisa (Shining Girls, Halo) has written the script and shall be government producing the sequence. Alcon Entertainment co-CEOs and co-founders Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson, in addition to Blade Runner 2049 author Michael Green, are additionally connected as government producers.
“[W]e are beyond excited to continue to extend the Blade Runner canon into a new realm with the provocative storyline that Silka has created,” Alcon Entertainment co-CEOs and co-founders Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson stated in a press assertion. “We recognize that we have a very high bar to meet with this next installment. Together with Silka and our partners at Amazon, and Scott Free Productions, we hope that we can live up to that standard and delight audiences with the next generation of Blade Runner.”
Blade Runner 2099 follows the premiere of Blade Runner: Black Lotus, the CG anime sequence set between the occasions of Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049, which debuted on Adult Swim and Crunchyroll final fall.