Sony Pictures to Distribute "Blade Runner" Sequel Internationally
North American distribution rights belong to Warner Bros
The sequel to the 1982 cult classic was written by Blade Runner co-writer Hampton Fancher and Michael Green and will be directed by Denis Villenueve (Sicario). Harrison Ford is returning as Richard Deckard and will star alongside Ryan Gosling.
Production is expected to begin in July. The international distribution deal was made with Alcon Entertainment, who bought the rights to Blade Runner in 2011.