Jeremy Podeswa to Direct ‘Blade Runner 2099’ Restricted Collection

Jeremy Podeswa (Sport of Thrones, Station Eleven) is on board to direct Amazon Studio’s new installment of the Blade Runner franchise, Blade Runner 2099, based on Selection. Ridley Scott, director of the unique, seminal Blade Runner (1982), will government produce the upcoming live-action restricted sequence, which serves as a follow-up to Scott’s critically acclaimed sequel, Blade Runner 2049 (2017), which was helmed by Denis Villeneuve.

“The unique Blade Runner, directed by Ridley Scott, is taken into account one of many best and most influential science-fiction films of all time, and we’re excited to introduce Blade Runner 2099 to our international Prime Video prospects,” stated Vernon Sanders, head of worldwide tv, Amazon Studios. “We’re honored to have the ability to current this continuation of the Blade Runner franchise, and are assured that by teaming up with Ridley, Alcon Leisure, Scott Free Productions, and the remarkably proficient Silka Luisa, Blade Runner 2099 will uphold the mind, themes, and spirit of its movie predecessors.”

Blade Runner 2049, set within the yr 2049, starred Ryan Gosling as the latest blade runner, who discovers a grave and insidious secret that not solely impacts him, however the whole metropolis. Ford and Olmos reprised their roles within the sequel, joined by Ana de Armas, Dave Bautista, and Jared Leto. Blade Runner 2099 is ready 50 years after the sequel, though the plot remains to be firmly beneath wraps.

Whereas 2099 would be the first live-action sequence within the franchise, Blade Runner: Black Lotus, an anime sequence set in 2032, focuses on the angle of a feminine replicant and debuted November 2021 on Grownup Swim and Crunchyroll.

Luisa (Shining Ladies) will showrun and government produce beneath the Alcon Leisure banner with Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson’s Alcon TV head Ben Roberts, in affiliation with Scott Free Productions and Amazon Studios. Podeswa may also government produce with Michael Inexperienced (author for Blade Runner 2049), Cynthia Yorkin, and Scott Free Productions’ David W. Zucker and Clayton Krueger, Frank Giustra, Tom Spezialy, and Isa Dick Hackett.

No phrase but on who will deal with the VFX. The sequence is ready to stream on Prime Video at a but un-announced date.

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