First Official 'Blade Runner 2' Concept Art Released; Denis Villeneuve Comments

By Matt O.

One of the most highly anticipated films in a very long time is the upcoming Blade Runner sequel directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling. Now we have the director with a couple of quotes about the film and the first official concept art for the sequel! Check everything out below and sound off in the comments section below with your thoughts.

Here’s what Villeneuve said about his first encounter with the original Blade Runner:

 “I remember the opening sequence perfectly…That note of music; seeing Los Angeles in 2019; that smog; that darkness. It’s really the movie that gave birth to my desire to become a director.”

Here’s what he said about meeting with Fancher:

“He told me that Blade Runner was a dream. We just have to dream again and not worry too much about logic. That removed so much pressure and gave me the key to move forward.”

Check out the concept art below released by EW


Starring Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Robin Wright, Dave Bautista, Mackenzie Davis, Ana de Armas, Carla Juri, Sylvia Hoeks, Barkhad Abdi, David Dastmalchian and Hiam Abbass.

Blade Runner 2 is set to hit theaters on th, 2017

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly