‘Blade Runner 2099’ TV-Series In Works At Amazon Studios
Amazon Studios has ordered new series based as a follow-up to Ridley Scott original film from the 1980s which takes place in the 80s and the 2017’s film Blade Runner 2049.
Ridley Scott will be executive produce the series, called Blade Runner 2099. Silka Luisa, showrunner of Shining Girls, will be writing and executive produce the upcoming show. The project will be produced by Alcon Entertainment together with Scott Free Productions and Amazon Studios. This is the first live-action series and there has been spoken that Scott may even direct the series if things move forward.
The original film 1982’s Blade Runner is based on Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? About a dystopian future of LA in 2019. The sequel from 2017 was set in 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve and included a cast of Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Dave Bautista and Jared Leto. The details on the project are still intact. No other news like episodes or other essential cast or crewmember has been attached to the project. Ridley Scott has shared to BBC that a pilot and a series-bible has been written without more details shared. Noah Hawley are also reinvented Alien for FX to prep a 2023 production.