Blade Runner 2049

The second trailer for Denis Villeneuve‘s Blade Runner: 2049 has hit the Internet after its premiere on Good Morning America and it raises the stakes for humanity as an unknown voice states: “The future of the species is finally unearthed.” Which species though, Humanity or Replicant? Check out the trailer below. (more…)

There are a lot of anticipated sequels coming out this year, but there’s one in particular that’s the subject of much fan speculation, anticipation, and yes, concern. Blade Runner 2049, the sequel to the 1982 cult classic sci-fi noir from Ridley Scott, carries with it a universe of questions: Can it capture the spirit of the original? Is it a story that needed to be told, or is it another chance for a Hollywood studio to try and cash in on name recognition? How do you stay futuristic given the fact that the original Blade Runner is set two years from now and there’s nary a flying car to be seen? Maybe a new trailer will help answer those queries (but probably not).  (more…)

A sequel without some sort of appearance of the dapper detective seemed inconceivable, but until TheTRENDTalk sat down with Edward James Olmos recently, he had repeatedly stated that he was not involved with or going to be in Blade Runner 2049. Now he’s let the cat out of the bag and explained why he’s been denying his appearance. Guess what? It’s lawyer stuff. (more…)