The sequel which will star Ryan Gosling alongside Harrison Ford (reprising his role as Rick Deckard), will no longer debut in 2018. Check out its new date.
Originally scheduled for a January 12, 2018 release, the sequel has been moved up to October 6, 2017.
Gosling recently confirmed his being a part of the project to Collider saying "It's exciting. If I say anything more there's a chip in me that will explode."
To be directed by Denis Villeneuve and executive produced by Ridley Scott, its 1982 original movie is considered one of the greatest science-fiction film of all time.
Harrison Ford who starred in the 1982 sci-fi film will reprise his character as replicant hunter.
The original film starred Ford alongside Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, and Edward James Olmos, and a modified film adaptation of the 1968 novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" by Philip K. Dick.
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About original movie.
The film depicts a dystopian Los Angeles in which genetically engineered replicants, which are visually indistinguishable from adult humans, are manufactured by the powerful Tyrell Corporation.
Watch a "Blade Runner" trailer below.