‘Blade Runner 2099’ Sequel at Amazon Prime Videos
Amazon prime video has given the green light to Blade Runner 2099, a limited series sequel to the iconic sci-fi film franchise. The series comes from Amazon studios and falcon entertainment which holds the rights to Blade Runner. Ridley Scott, who directed the classic 1982 film, will execute production through his Scott-free production, while Silks Luisa will serve as show runner. The original Blade Runner, directed by Riddle Scott, is considered one of the greatest and most influential science fiction movies.
We are excited to introduce Blade Runner 2099 to our world’s prime video customers: said Amazon studio’s head of global television Vernon Sanders. In their statement, they said they feel honored to present this continuation of the Blade Runner franchise and feel confident that by teaming up with Ridley Alcon Entertainment, Scott Free Production, and remarkable, talented Silka Luisa, Blade Runner 2099 will uphold the intellectual themes and spirit of its film predecessor.
Amazon announced it was developing Blade Runner 2099 in February. Its title implies it will be 50 years after the 2017s film sequel Blade Runner 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve, but story details are being kept quiet for now. Athens series will be the first live-action treatment of Blade Runner for TV: Adult Swim aired an anime series titled Blade Runner Blade Lotus that debuted in November 2021.
They are delighted to continue our working relationship with our friends at Amazon and beyond excited to continue to extend the Blade Runner 2099 canon into a new realm with the provocative storyline that silks have created, Alcon co-CEO and co-founder Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson said in a statement: Audience first discovered Ridley Scott brilliance vision for Blade Runner 40 years ago, and since then it has become one of the most influential science fiction films of all times.
Denis Villeneuvefollow up sequel Blade Runner 2049 then became one of the best review sequels of all time, so we recognize they have a very high bar to meet with this next installment. Together with Silka and our partner at Amazon and Scott free production and they hope that they can live up to that standard and delight audiences with the next generation of Blade Runner.
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