I was mildly surprised, and rather happy, yesterday to see Blade Runner trending on Twitter.
It very rapidly turned to despair when I saw why it was it was trending. A Warner Brother financed production company, Alcon Entertainment, is in final negotiations to produce prequels and sequels to Blade Runner.
Blade Runner is the greatest sci-fi movie ever made, and is likely ever to be made. Nothing they could do could come close to it. To date I have not heard a single person supporting this idea. It is just another example of how bankrupt Hollywood is for ideas. What next, a remake of Casablanca?
It should not go ahead and the outcry I hope will convince them to change their minds.
To restore some sanity, here is the most memorable scene from that great movie;