Blade Runner 2 starts shooting in July!

Who would have thought that two Harrison Ford films we thought we would never see have come to fruition: first came The Force Awakens, and now, Blade Runner 2 will finally begin production this summer!

According to Collider, Blade Runner begins shooting in July, after years of rumored pre-production.  Instead of Ridley Scott in the director's chair, Denis Villeneuve will helm the film, with the screenplay by Hampton Fancher (who co-wrote the original) and Michael Green based on an original idea from Fancher and Ridley Scott.
Ryan Gosling is the lead in the new film, reportedly set decades after the original. Harrison Ford will, of course, return as Deckard, and hopefully answer the question as to whether he is a replicant or not. A release date is not yet set.

Victor Medina is a freelance writer based in Dallas. He is the editor of several websites, and his writing credits include The Dallas Morning News, Yahoo News, Cinelinx.com and SportsIllustrated.com. He has served as a Dallas County election judge and on the Board of Directors of The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas. You can follow him on his blog, VictorMedina.com or on Twitter at @mrvictormedina. He can be reached by email at vic@victormedina.com.

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