Jared Leto Joins the Cast of 'Blade Runner 2'

But will he help or hurt the controversial reboot?
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(Photo: Warner Bros.)

(Photo: Warner Bros.)

Jared Leto is fully prepared for his next big blockbuster following his take on the Joker in Suicide Squad.

The Academy Award-winner has officially boarded the growing cast of the Blade Runner sequel, with Sicario director Denis Villeneuve in charge of the follow-up to the beloved 1982 sci-fi classic. 

Plot details are scarce with the exception of the film taking place several decades after the original, but a statement regarding Leto's character teased "a truly memorable, never before seen character.” 

With his penchant for playing weird well, it wouldn't be a total surprise to see the method actor as a super-powered biorobotic android Replicant.

Leto will join Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, and Ana de Armas when Blade Runner 2 hits theaters October 6th, 2017.