Entertainment Harrison Ford was ready for Blade Runner return

16:15  12 may  2017
16:15  12 may  2017 Source:   BANG Showbiz

The 'Blade Runner 2049' Trailer Is Good News For Fans Of The Original

  The 'Blade Runner 2049' Trailer Is Good News For Fans Of The Original The new trailer for the sci-fi sequel proves that director Denis Villeneuve has done his homework

' Blade Runner 2': Harrison Ford Is Chatting With Ridley Scott About Returning . The director, who brought us 'Prometheus' and is ready to release 'The Counselor,' has already expressed a desire to have Ford back, saying he's "got to have him in it somewhere."

We’ve got Han, Luke and Leia coming back for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Agent Cooper returning in an all new Twin Peaks, Arnold Well, get ready to add Blade Runner to that list, because Harrison Ford is in talks to reprise his role as Rick Deckard in a sequel to the classic 1982 film.

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Harrison Ford signed up for 'Blade Runner 2049' after deciding it was the right time to revisit his character Rick Deckard.

The Hollywood legend played the lead in Sir Ridley Scott's original 1982 cult classic and reprises his role in the upcoming sequel directed Denis Villeneuve.

When he was approached to star in the film, Ford said yes because Deckard has such a "strong emotional" connection to the story.

Speaking to IMAX on Facebook, the 74-year-old actor said: "The character Rick Deckard is woven into the story in a way that intrigued me. There's a very strong emotional context. The relationship between the character Deckard, that I play, and other characters is fascinating. I think it's interesting to develop a character after a period of time - to revisit a character."

The 'Blade Runner 2049' Trailer Is Good News For Fans Of The Original

  The 'Blade Runner 2049' Trailer Is Good News For Fans Of The Original The new trailer for the sci-fi sequel proves that director Denis Villeneuve has done his homework

Tom Cruise and Henry Cavill are ready for another (the sixth) Mission: Impossible. Harrison Ford returns in the Blade Runner sequel (Picture: Warner Bros./Facebook/ Blade Runner 2049).

Harrison Ford will return as Rick Deckard in Blade Runner 2. And Harrison Ford is ready . Villeneuve is one of the most talented filmmakers in the game and was Oscar nominated for Incendies before directing Jake Gyllenhaal in the Rubix-cube of a movie that was Enemy.

Ford's return to Deckard comes after he reprised one of his most famous big screen roles; portraying space smuggler Han Solo in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', the long-awaited sequel to the original trilogy.

'Blade Runner 2049' is set 30 years after the original film and follows an LAPD officer named K, played by Ryan Gosling, in search of Deckard who has been missing since the events of the first movie.

The cast is packed with big name stars such as Jared Leto from 'Suicide Squad', Dave Bautista of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' fame, Robin Wight star of TV show 'House of Cards' and Mackenzie David from 'Halt and Catch Fire'.

As well as bringing back Deckard, Villeneuve is also resurrecting another character from the original movie.

Edward James Olmos, who played Eduardo Gaff in the original, will be reprising his role.

Revealing his casting, Olmos, 70, said: "This is the first time that I'm telling the whole world that yes I am going to be Eduardo Gaff in 'Blade Runner 2049'. I signed a seven-page non-disclosure contract. I did, my manager did, my agent did, everybody did. I couldn't talk about it. I couldn't talk about it to anybody."

'Blade Runner 2049' is set for an October 2017 release.

Ford fires CEO Mark Fields, Hackett takes reins - reports .
Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Mark Fields is set to leave the carmaker as part of a shake-up that includes other top executive changes as the company's shares hover near a 52-week low, several media reported on Monday. Forbes and the New York Times reported James Hackett, head of the Ford unit that works on autonomous vehicles, would take the reins. An announcement could come as early as Monday.Ford shares are down nearly 40 percent since Fields, 56, took over three years ago at the peak of the U.S. auto industry's recovery. Now, U.S.

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