After a bit of teasing, Alcon Entertainment has confirmed Dave Bautista for the Blade Runner sequel. He joins Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford and Robin Wright in the Denis Villeneuve directed film. Blade Runner 2, which has no official title, is set several decades after Ridley Scott’s 1982 original. Ford will be reprising his role as Rick Deckard however, no other details about the story, or Bautista’s role, have been revealed. The sequel is written by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green. The original story was written by Fancher and David Peoples based on Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
The film is scheduled for a Jan. 12,2018 release.