Ridley Scott Will Make You Another 'Blade Runner' Movie

August 18, 2011


Remember how Alcon Entertainment purchased the rights to Blade Runner, and planned to, despite all protests, make some more Blade Runners? Well, Ridley Scott is going to make those extra Blade Runners for you. The production company behind such winning titles as Dude, Where's My Car?, Chasing Liberty, Racing Stripes, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, the Wicker Man remake, P.S. I Love You, One Missed Call, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, The Blind Side, Lottery Ticket, Something Borrowed, Dolphin Tale, the upcoming Queen Latifah comedy Joyful Noise, and the live-action Hong Kong Phooey that will have the voice of Eddie Murphy has somehow reached an arrangement with original Blade Runner director Ridley Scott, and, though it's unclear right now what direction the new film would take, one thing is certain: Scott is going to be producing and directing it. Unless he decides to do that Monopoly movie or one of the other films he's been talking about for a while.

Considering Scott is currently working on a movie set within the world of his other beloved, decades-old, atmospheric sci-fi film (Alien, guys), I suppose his decision to return shouldn't come off as too much of a surprise, but still: when did this a-hole become such a George Lucas?

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