Blade Runner 2049: Do Sequels Dream of Standing Alone?

An analysis of the themes & characters within Blade Runner 2049 as a legacy sequel.

Director Denis Villeneuve (left) with lead, Ryan Gosling on set of Blade Runner 2049

BACK TO THE FUTURE

Art from the original 1982 Blade Runner, directed by Ridley Scott.
Harrison Ford reprises role of Rick Deckard (Blade Runner 2049)

THE PRODIGAL SON

Jared Leto as Niander Wallace, President of Wallace Industries in Blade Runner 2049

ONE TRUE LUV

Sylvia Hoeks as Luv in Blade Runner 2049
Sean Young as Nexus-6 android, Rachel Tyrell in Blade Runner (1982)

SPECIAL K

Rutger Hauer as Roy Baty in Blade Runner (1982)

DO SEQUELS DREAM OF STANDING ALONE?

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