Blade Runner 2099, Amazon Studios’ live-action series set in the Blade Runner universe, has been picked up for Prime Video series. From the report: Ridley Scott, who directed the original 1982 Blade Runner film, is executive producing the series, which is a sequel to the 2017 feature film Blade Runner 2049 and was directed by Denis Villeneuve. Silka Louise (The Shining Girls) wrote and executive produced Blade Runner 2099, which is produced by Alcon Entertainment in association with Scott Free Productions and Amazon Studios. The project, which marks the first Blade Runner series, was in priority development at Amazon Studios.

“Director Ridley Scott’s original Blade Runner is considered one of the greatest and most influential sci-fi films of all time, and we’re thrilled to bring Blade Runner 2099 to our global Prime Video customers,” said Vernon Sanders, Amazon’s head of global television. Studios. “We are honored to present this continuation of the Blade Runner franchise, and we are confident that by teaming up with Ridley, Alcon Entertainment, Scott Free Productions and the immensely talented Silka Louise, Blade Runner 2099 will retain the intelligence, themes, and spirit of its cinematic predecessors.” . As the title Blade Runner 2099 suggests, the latest installment in the neo-noir sci-fi franchise will take place 50 years after the 2017 sequel, which was set in 2049.

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