After Alien, Ridley Scott announces live action series on Blade Runner

“We have already written the pilot”, explains the director and producer.

At 83 years old, Ridley Scott is very busy, both as a director and a producer. Shortly after releasing his medieval film The Last Duel, it will return in theaters this Wednesday, November 24 with House au Gucci, and he produced several projects in parallel, notably a series in the universe ofAlien, for FX, whose showrunner will be Noah Hawley (Fargo, Legion), and another, animated, derived from another of his cult sci-fi films: Blade Runner. Entitled Black Lotus, it has just been released on Adult Swim. Interviewed by the BBC, Scott revealed he is also preparing a live action TV series on Blade Runner : “We have already written the pilot and the bible. We are preparing Blade Runner on TV show, ten o’clock. “

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The producer does not say more, except that his Alien series has undergone the same treatment: writing of the pilot and the bible allowing to build the bases of a story of 8-10 hours (between 8 and 10 episodes), validated by him. On the other hand, for the two projects, he leaves the place of director to other people, and for the moment, the name of the showrunner of the series Blade Runner has not been revealed. Ridley Scott’s next achievement is expected to be Kitbag, a biopic of Napoleon Bonaparte with Joaquin Phoenix and Jodie Cormer. Then he intends to turn Following Gladiator.

The story of House of Gucci: The true story of the family empire behind the famous Italian luxury brand. Spanning more than three decades of passions, betrayals, decadence, revenge and ultimately murder, the film stages what a name means, what it’s worth, and how far a family can go to regain control.

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