This Thursday, September 15, Amazon Prime Video just confirmed that he approved the series on the legendary film blade runner 2099and that Ridley Scott will be behind the executive production.
The series is expected to be a continuation of the movie sequel. blade runner 2049which premiered in 2017 and was directed by Denis Villeneuve.
“The original bladerunner, Directed by Ridley Scott, it is considered one of the greatest and most influential science fiction films of all time, and we are excited to present blade runner 2099 to our global Prime Video customers,” said Vernon Sanders, head of global television for Amazon Studios. “We are honored to be able to present this continuation of the franchise bladerunnerand we are confident that by partnering with Ridley, Alcon Entertainment, Scott Free Productions and the remarkably talented Silka Luisa, blade runner 2099 will retain the intellect, themes and spirit of its film predecessors.”
“We are delighted to continue our working relationship with our friends at Amazon. And we are beyond excited to continue to extend the canon of bladerunner into a new realm with the provocative story Silka has created,” added Alcon Entertainment Co-CEOs and Co-Founders Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson. “Audiences first discovered Ridley Scott’s brilliant vision for bladerunner 40 years ago, and since then, it has become one of the most influential science fiction films of all time. Denis Villeneuve’s sequel, Blade Runner 2049, it became one of the best-reviewed sequels of all time. Therefore, we recognize that we have a very high bar to meet with this next installment. Together with Silka and our partners at Amazon, and Scott Free Productions, we look forward to living up to that standard and delighting audiences with the next generation of bladerunner«.