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Ridley Scott's upcoming addition to the Blade Runner franchise, Blade Runner 2049, is set 30 years after the original film which took place in 2019.

It seems likely that those papers and that phone call are how Ryan Gosling's character finds Bautista's character in the feature film-not an essential piece of information, but it's still cool to see. Leto also stars in one of the short companion films, 2036: Nexus Dawn, while Guardians of the Galaxy actor Dave Bautista appears in the third, 2048: Nowhere to Run.

How on earth do you follow a film as iconic and generally incredible as Ridley Scott's Blade Runner?

Ah yes, if this is any indication, Blade Runner 2049 is going to be some high-brow sci-fi, my friends.

We're excited to see more of Sapper and his Graham Greene-loving ways when Blade Runner 2049 hits theaters everywhere on October 6.

IMAX will allow fans to experience more of the action of Blade Runner 2049 than in any other format.

A video posted Thursday by Sony Pictures Japan shows a closer look at the animation and concept art from "Blade Runner Black Out 2022", as well as glimpses at the final film.

Ridley Scott had the genius to blend science-fiction and film noir to create this unique exploration of human condition.

The cyclical nature of Blade Runner and the cyberpunk genre in anime is fascinating.

"The work that has influenced me the most in my anime profession would be, of course, Blade Runner", Watanabe says in the clip, translated by Kotaku. "One is to treat the original Blade Runner with the utmost respect".

Blade Runner 2022 is out in Japan on September 26.

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