Amazon's BLADE RUNNER 2099 series exec produced by Ridley Scott (TBD)

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Ridley Scott has confirmed that live-action TV series of two of his most enduring movies, “Blade Runner” and “Alien,” are fast progressing, with pilots written for both shows.


Speaking with the BBC on Monday, the “House of Gucci” helmer suggested the “Blade Runner” adaptation is being plotted as a 10-episode series: “We [have already] written the pilot for ‘Blade Runner’ and the bible. So, we’re already presenting ‘Blade Runner’ as a TV show, the first 10 hours.”


Scott said “Alien” was getting a “similar” treatment. A pilot is being written along with a bible of what transpires in 8-10 hours of the show.


Scott hasn’t previously discussed a “Blade Runner” TV show. An anime series based on the iconic movie, “Blade Runner: Black Lotus,” premiered earlier this month on Adult Swim.


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A live-action Blade Runner TV series is in the works.


Amazon Studios is developing a small-screen version of the iconic sci-fi franchise, with original director Ridley Scott on board as executive producer, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.


The project is titled Blade Runner 2099 and is envisioned as a sequel to the original 1982 film and its 2017 sequel, Blade Runner 2049, which was directed by Denis Villeneuve.


The move is the latest familiar cinema franchise eyed by Amazon Studios, with the company ramping up to launch its mega-budget fantasy series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power in September.


Blade Runner explores a despotic future Los Angeles beset by environmental ruin and focuses on a cop named Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford in the films) tasked with hunting rogue androids — or “replicants” — who look indistinguishable from humans.


The moody, neo-noir Blade Runner seems like a potentially tricky brand to adapt to series elevision, and Netflix struggled to find a broad audience for its highly similar cyberpunk series, 2018’s Altered Carbon, which lasted two seasons.


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