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‘Blade Runner 2099’ Limited Series a Go at Amazon

The world of Blade Runner is expanding. Amazon’s Prime Video has given the green light to Blade Runner 2099, a limited series sequel to the iconic sci-fi film franchise. The series comes from Amazon Studios and Alcon Entertainment, which holds the rights to Blade Runner. Ridley Scott, who directed the classic 1982 film, will executive […]

Joe Turkel, the Bartender in ‘The Shining,’ Dies at 94

Joe Turkel, who portrayed the haunting bartender in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining and the creator of the replicants in Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner, has died. He was 94. Turkel died Monday at Providence St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, his family announced. Turkel also appeared in two other Kubrick films: as a gunman in the climactic shootout […]

Sci-Fi Author Philip K. Dick Getting Biopic Treatment With ‘Only Apparently Real’ (Exclusive)

Philip K. Dick, the author whose works have been translated into popular movies such as Blade Runner and Total Recall, as well as the series The Man in the High Castle, is getting the biopic treatment. Jon Shestack is producing Only Apparently Real, based in part on a biography written by Paul Williams, the onetime literary […]

‘Blade Runner’ Star Rutger Hauer Took Exception to His Character Roy Batty Being Labeled a Villain

Blade Runner star Rutger Hauer did not see his character as a villain, and the actor took some exception to that notion while doing press for the film’s initial release. The iconic Ridley Scott sci-fi movie, set in 2019 Los Angeles and starring Harrison Ford as a former police officer tasked with hunting down synthetic […]

‘Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition’ Video Game Restored for Consoles, Steam Arrives

The 1997 point-and-click adventure title Blade Runner has arrived in a restored “enhanced edition.” Independent video game publisher Nightdive Studios, known for restoring classic video games such as System Shock and Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, partnered with production company Alcon Entertainment to bring the classic game, based on the iconic 1982 film, back to fans via […]

‘Blade Runner 2099’ TV Series in the Works at Amazon With Ridley Scott

A live-action Blade Runner TV series is in the works. Amazon Studios is developing a small-screen version of the iconic sci-fi franchise, with original director Ridley Scott on board as executive producer, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The project is titled Blade Runner 2099 and is envisioned as a sequel to the original 1982 film […]

Ridley Scott Says Pilots for ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Alien’ TV Spin-Offs Are Written

Ridley Scott has spoken publicly, for the first time, about the upcoming Blade Runner TV series spin-off. The veteran director told the BBC’s flagship radio news program Today that development was well underway, suggesting that it was being earmarked as a 10-part series. “We have already written the pilot for Blade Runner and the bible,” […]

‘Blade Runner 2029’ Comic in the Works

The December launch will continue the story begun in last year's 'Blade Runner 2019' series.

New Side of ‘Blade Runner’ Universe Explored in ‘Off-World’

The second collection of Titan Comics' 'Blade Runner 2019' heads to the colonies with 'Off-World.'

HBO Max’s New Releases Coming in August

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be added to HBO Max in August.

Classic ‘Blade Runner’ Video Game to Be Restored For Consoles, Steam (Exclusive)

Nightdive Studios, known for restoring classic video games such as System Shock and Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, has partnered with production company Alcon Entertainment to restore the 1997 point-and-click adventure title Blade Runner for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, as well as a PC version through online storefront Steam.