Ridley Scott says "Blade Runner" TV series in the works

Writer: Heidi Hsia

Blade Runners are stronger, faster and smarter than humans, and they are here
Blade Runners are stronger, faster and smarter than humans, and they are here

25 Nov – Ridley Scott recently confirmed that development is currently underway for the TV series spin-off of his sci-fi franchise, "Blade Runner".

In an interview with BBC Radio 4's Today programme, the filmmaker stated that he had already written the pilot as well as "the bible", adding, "So we're already presenting Blade Runner as a TV show, probably the first 10 hours."

The original "Blade Runner", which was released in 1982 is set in the dystopian 2019, while its sequel, "Blade Runner 2049" was released in 2017. Both movies star Harrison Ford, with Ryan Gosling joining the actor in the latter.

At the same time, Scott stated that he is also writing a pilot for "Alien", which is based on his hit franchise that started with the 1979 movie starring Sigourney Weaver.

Meanwhile, the filmmaker is currently promoting his new movie, "House of Gucci", which is based on the 2001 book, "The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed" by Sara Gay Forden. It stars Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Irons, Jared Leto and Al Pacino.

Ridley Scott with Harrison Ford on the set of the 1982 "Blade Runner"

The filmmaker is also writing a pilot for "Alien"

Cinema Online, 25 November 2021

Related Movies:
Blade Runner 2049 (05 Oct 2017)
Blade Runner: The Final Cut (25 Nov 2017)
Alien: Covenant (10 May 2017)
House Of Gucci (30 Dec 2021)

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