Date: 17th April 2015
Ryan Gosling is in negotiations to star in Alcon Entertainment’s sequel to Blade Runner, to be directed by Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners) and executive produced by Ridley Scott. Harrison Ford will co-star as Rick Deckard, the role he portrayed in the original directed by Scott.
Principal photography is set to start in summer of 2016. Hampton Fancher (co-writer of the original) and Michael Green have written the original screenplay based on an idea by Fancher and Scott.
The story takes place several decades after the conclusion of the 1982 original. Story details, as well as Gosling’s character, are not being revealed.
Source: Press Release