Ryan Gosling tracks down Harrison Ford in first teaser trailer for Blade Runner 2049

Over thirty years later, Rick Deckard is back

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“Replicants, like any other machine, are either a benefit or a hazard. If they’re a benefit it’s not my problem.”

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That was Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford)’s famous line from the 34-year-old neo-noir science fiction movie Blade Runner – and it’s a line echoed in the first teaser trailer for long-awaited sequel Blade Runner 2049.

The clip sees Ryan Gosling staring down the barrel of Harrison Ford’s gun as the Star Wars actor tells him: “I had your job once. I was good at it.”

Ford is back as Rick Deckard, the “blade runner” assigned to “retire” genetically-engineered replicants. He’s been missing for 30 years, but a new blade runner (Gosling) is determined to track him down after unearthing a long-buried secret. 

The original movie was based on the Philip K Dick science fiction novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and – despite a mixed reception – it’s become a cult classic.

Other stars lined up for Blade Runner 2049 include Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, Dave Bautista, and Jared Leto.

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Blade Runner 2049 is set for release in October 2017