Today: May 27, 2024

Blade Runner To Go Green?

Blade Runner, the Sci-Fi classic released back in 1982, has found a new writer to re-draft the long gestating sequel.  While many were concerned that Blade Runner would be getting a sequel, despite the involvement of original director Ridley Scott and writer Hampton Fancher, it’s likely that concern will only grow with news of who has been hired to re-draft the script.  The man in question is Michael Green who, having recently done work on Spielberg’s Robopocalypse and Mosses film Gods And Kings, is most famous at this point for his script of Green Lantern.  Irrelevant of his Green Lantern script, Green is clearly a man in demand with big directors and it would be a fool to assume Spielberg couldn’t have his pick of writers but chose Green for Robopocalypse.  Little is known about the Blade Runner sequel other than it will take place a few years after the original but it’s unclear at this point whether or not Harrison Ford will be returning to the role of Deckard despite him not ruling it out and clearly not having a problem with re-visiting some of his famous characters.  The original was based on Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep and has gone on to be considered one of the greatest films ever made to the degree of being included in The United States National Film Registry as elected by Congress.  Source – Alcon Entertainment and The Hollywood Reporter 

Alex Moss Editor

Alex Moss’ obsession with film began the moment he witnessed the Alien burst forth from John Hurt’s stomach. It was perhaps ill-advised to witness this aged 6 but much like the beast within Hurt, he became infected by a parasite called ‘Movies’. Rarely away from his computer or a big screen, as he muses on Cinematic Deities, Alex is “more machine now than man. His mind is twisted and evil”. Email:

Previous Story

Milla Jovovich Could Join The Expendables

Next Story

I Give It A Year

Latest from Blog


Memory (2023)

Memory is an exquisite American drama in the tender embrace of Michel Franco’s cinematic prowess.

Abashiri Prison I-III

Constructed in the late nineteenth century to house political prisoners, Japan’s infamous Abashiri Prison served as the inspiration for a popular and prolific run of yakuza movies released between 1965 and 1972. In Abashiri Prison,

The Beach Boys

2024 sees the 50th anniversary of The Beach Boys’ chart-topping compilation album Endless Summer that threw the fading band back into the limelight. Whilst this double LP release was a big financial

The Valiant Ones

The Valiant Ones was King Hu’s last, great masterpiece. Indeed it’s arguably his last true wuxia film — but what a magnificent beast it is. Directed by the celebrated master of the

Enter the Clones of Bruce Unboxing

There have been so many books, documentaries, and even biopics of the immeasurably pioneering martial arts icon Bruce Lee. His life and work have been studied intensely, and his influence remains felt

BackBeat Unboxing

This month saw underrated Beatle-biopic BackBeat make its Blu-ray debut from Fabulous Films, surely delighting the band’s collectors and completists. Telling the story of the Beatles’ first bassist – the so-called ‘lost
Go toTop

Don't Miss

Jack Ryan Revisted

With lockdown giving us plenty of time for binging all

Blade Runner 2049 Storyboards Wows Fans

In 1982, film audiences were to experience a bold new