Ridley Scott: 'Blade Runner 2' Is Best Script Harrison Ford Has "Ever Read"

"Blade Runner" (1982)
<p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Alcon Entertainment is acquiring film, TV and ancillary rights to the 1982 sci-fi classic with an eye toward producing prequels and sequels. The original film, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford, was based on Philip K. Dick&rsquo;s novel &quot;Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?&quot;</p>
Ford "absolutely" wants to be involved in the sequel, according to Scott

Harrison Ford apparently does not have a bad feeling about the Blade Runner sequel. 

Ridley Scott, who directed the 1982 sci-fi classic, told MTV News that the sequel's script is "written and ready to go," and Ford is "absolutely" on board for the film. 

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"I sent him this [script], and he said it’s the best thing he’s ever read," Scott said. "It’s very relevant to what happened in the first one."

The Exodus: Gods and Kings director added that he is currently unsure whether he would helm Blade Runner's sequel. 

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Scott also discussed his plans for a Prometheus sequel, saying that the 2012 film's follow-up would center on the relationship between Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) and David (Michael Fassbender).

The interview can be seen below.

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