UPDATE: Alcon Entertainment has denied Twitch’s reporting [via Deadline]:
Alcon Entertainment, the producer/financier teaming with director Ridley Scott to return to the world of the 1982 science fiction classic Blade Runner, is adamantly denying a web report claiming original star Harrison Ford is in early talks to return as replicant hunter Rick Deckard. Andrew Kosove, who runs Alcon with Broderick Johnson, said he and his partner couldn’t sit by as the unsubstantiated report spread like wildfire all over the world.
Original article follows below.
Twitch is reporting that Harrison Ford is in early talks to join the cast of Ridley Scott’s new Blade Runner film. It’s still unclear whether the project is a reboot, prequel or sequel. Here’s what Twitch reports:
While this is still very early stages and it is quite possible that things won’t work out the obvious implication is that what we are looking at isnot a reboot but a direct sequel to the original.