Hi everyone, Bryan Here….


Alcon Entertainment has put out the offer to Harrison Ford to reprise his role as Rick Deckard from ‘Blade Runner‘, the hit sci-fi film from 1982 by director Ridley Scott. Since Scott released ‘Prometheus‘, which was the prequel to the ‘Alien‘ franchise, and we all saw that it did well enough at the box office to warrant a few sequels, Hollywood wanted to revive his other sci-fi film ‘Blade Runner‘. Now that project is gaining much more steam.

The original screenwriters of ‘Blade Runner‘ are penning the new script that takes place several decades after the first film. The studio purchased the rights for ‘Blade Runner‘ back in 2011 from Bud Yorkin to make as many movies as they want. Alcon sent out a press release that stated they offered the role to Ford, which is highly unusual. Studios don’t usually send out press releases saying they offered roles to people.

Ford has stated in recent interviews that he would like to reprise his role in this, but would like to see a script first, which makes me laugh, given his recent string of movies he’s said yes to. If this project does come to fruition, I imagine everyone would have to wait on Ford to finish his ‘Star Wars‘ filming, which is okay, since they are making a sequel to ‘Prometheus‘ as well.  I for one would love to see a sequel to ‘Blade Runner’ this day and age, so I can have something different to watch than my 28 versions of the original film.

Your thoughts?

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook

Leave a Reply

Sign Up for Newsletter


Movie Quotes

General Hummel:
Major Anderson, if you have any concern for the lives of your men, you will order them to safety their weapons and place them on the deck.
Special Agent Ernest Paxton:
This is not happening...
Commander Anderson:
Sir, we know why you're out here. God knows, I agree with you. But like you, I swore to defend this country against all enemies, foreign, sir... and domestic. General, we've spilled the same blood in the same mud. And you know god damn well I can't give that order.
Navy SEAL:
We're dead!
General Hummel:
Your unit is covered from an elevated position, Commander. I'm not gonna ask you again. Don't do anything stupid. No-one has to die here.
Commander Anderson:
[raising his voice] You men following the General: you're under oath as United States Marines, have you forgotten that? We all have shipmates we remember, some of them were shit on and pissed on by the Pentagon. But that doesn't give you the right to mutiny!
General Hummel:
You call it what you want! You're down there, we're up here! You walked into the wrong goddamn room, Commander!
The Rock (1996) The Movie Quotes