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Denis Villeneuve to direct 'Blade Runner' sequel; Harrison Ford back
Denis Villeneuve to direct 'Blade Runner' sequel; Harrison Ford back

The long-awaited sequel to "Blade Runner" appears to have found its director and nailed down its star. Denis Villeneuve, the French Canadian filmmaker of such brooding dramas as "Incendies" and "Prisoners," is in negotiations to direct the yet-untitled follow-up to the 1982 sci-fi classic, with Harrison Ford set to reprise his role as replicant-hunting cop Rick Deckard. Alcon Entertainment chiefs Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson announced the news Thursday. "We are honored that Harrison is joining us on this journey with Denis Villeneuve, who is a singular talent, as we experienced personally on 'Prisoners,'" Kosove and Johnson...

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