Blade Runner 2099: Secret Plot, Star-Studded Cast Revealed
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Blade Runner 2099: Secret Plot, Star-Studded Cast Revealed

Jul 02, 2024 3:57 PM

The highly anticipated Blade Runner 2049 sequel series, Blade Runner 2099, has finalized its cast and officially begun filming in Prague. Leading the series is Michelle Yeoh, known for her role in Everything Everywhere All at Once, who will portray Olwen, a replicant nearing the end of her life. Other notable additions to the cast include Hunter Schafer from Euphoria, Dimitri Abold, and Lewis Gribben. Despite the exciting cast, plot details remain under wraps, although the series takes place after Blade Runner 2049. This marks the Blade Runner franchise's first television adaptation and its first new live-action project in seven years. Additionally, Annapurna Interactive is working on a game adaptation titled Blade Runner 2033: Labyrinth, set between the original Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049.

Who is starring in Blade Runner 2099?

Michelle Yeoh is leading the cast as Olwen, joined by Hunter Schafer, Dimitri Abold, Lewis Gribben, Katelyn Rose Downey, Daniel Rigby, Johnny Harris, Amy Lennox, Sheila Atim, and Matthew Needham.

Blade Runner 2099 continues the legacy of the Blade Runner franchise, which began with Ridley Scott's iconic 1982 film. The sequel, Blade Runner 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve and released in 2017, received critical acclaim for its visuals, narrative depth, and faithful extension of the original film's themes. Blade Runner has significantly influenced science fiction, with its exploration of artificial intelligence and themes of humanity, making this new series a highly anticipated addition to a beloved universe.

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Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-07-02 16:06:03
Blade Runner 2099 is shaping up to be a must-watch with Michelle Yeoh leading a stellar cast and bringing the rich, dystopian universe to TV for the first time. I'm stoked to see how this series bridges the gap between the original films and explores new narratives in the Blade Runner saga.
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