Ridley Scott confirms Blade Runner television series is in the works

One thing to sit up for: The Blade Runner franchise is getting one other addition. On Monday, BBC Radio 4 At present aired an interview with Ridley Scott confirming {that a} TV collection primarily based on the film is already in manufacturing. The final live-action therapy the IP obtained was Blade Runner 2049 which bombed on the field workplace regardless of critics giving it rave evaluations.

In a current interview with the BBC, director Ridley Scott revealed {that a} Blade Runner tv collection is within the works. The award-winning filmmaker says that the pilot and the “bible” for the present have already been written. A TV present’s bible is an outline of the world through which the present takes place that goes past the script—the universe’s lore, to place it one other manner.

Scott didn’t element who’s concerned within the challenge or how the present will match into the overarching story of the Blade Runner cinematic universe. He additionally did not point out an estimated launch window. Nonetheless, Scott’s Alien TV collection, introduced final December, is predicted to debut in 2023 on the earliest. Assuming the tasks have comparable manufacturing schedules, a Blade Runner present would arrive no ahead of 2024.

Within the meantime, Grownup Swim and Crunchyroll debuted Blade Runner: Black Lotus this month. The 13-episode weekly animated collection is ready in Los Angeles in 2032 and follows a sword-wielding replicant with amnesia named Elle attempting to flee the blade runners (trailer under).

Blade Runner: Black Lotus airs each Saturday on Grownup Swim and is three weeks in up to now. If you wish to catch up, you may binge beforehand launched episodes on Crunchyroll or the Grownup Swim web site (login together with your cable supplier).

Nightdive Studios can also be remastering the previous Blade Runner point-and-click journey from 1997. Blade Runner: Enhanced Version was set for launch on consoles and PC final yr. Sadly, Nightdive postponed supply indefinitely final yr. The developer stated that the challenge is popping out to be more difficult than anticipated.

We’d see the Blade Runner TV collection debut earlier than the sport remake on the fee issues are going. Luckily, the unique Blade Runner continues to be playable in its 1997 state, due to ScummVM. You may get it on GOG.

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