“Blade Runner 2″ which is the follow up to Ridley Scott’s original 1982 film — will debut on January 12, 2018. The film takes place years after the events of the first “Blade Runner” film. Harrison Ford will reprise his role as Rick Deckard, joined by Ryan Gosling. The screenplay was penned by “Blade Runner” co-writer Hampton Fancher and Michael Green, based on an idea by Scott and Fancher. Denis Villeneuve will direct.