The trailer is all too brief, but it ably sets the tone for the neon-tinged, pulse-pounding sequel to the 1982 sci-fi classic. Directed by Denis Villeneuve (Arrival), Blade Runner 2049 appears to pass the torch to Ryan Gosling, as Deckard's blade-running heir apparent. But Deckard, who has been in hiding since the first movie, has some fight left in him.
Details are scant, but Alcon Entertainment offered the following synopsis:
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
The teaser leaves plenty to anticipate, but the retro-sounding synth soundtrack and familiar visuals of a dystopian future Los Angeles will deliver a jolt of nostalgic excitement to fans of Ridley Scott's highly-acclaimed original movie. (The director of the original Blade Runner serves as executive producer this time around.)