Guardians Of Galaxy and Spectre star Dave Bautista joins cast for Blade Runner sequel
Dave Bautista, star of Spectre and Guardians Of The Galaxy, has joined the cast of the Blade Runner sequel.
According to Deadline, the powerhouse actor, who is currently shooting the sequel to Guardians Of The Galaxy, will join Robin Wright, Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford in the movie, with the latter set to reprise his role as Rick Deckard.
Denis Villeneuve, best known for his work on Sicario and Prisoners, has taken Ridley Scott's place in the director's chair, working from a script by Alien: Covenant scribe Michael Green and original co-writer Hampton Fancher.
Plot details are being kept secret, but it is known that the new story will be set a number of decades after the completion of the original movie. The sequel is set to be released on January 12th in 2018.
Released in 1982, the original movie was set in a dystopian Los Angeles told the story of Ford's Rick Deckard, a man who hunts down genetically engineered androids visually indistinguishable from adult humans known as replicants.