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Video: L.A. Is Unrecognizable In The New 'Blade Runner 2049' Trailer

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The second trailer for Blade Runner 2049 has been released, and it features more of the darkly striking dystopia we got a taste for in the first trailer. This version doesn't reveal a whole lot of new information from the first trailer, but we do get an important reveal from Harrison Ford's Rick Deckard; namely, the hunters themselves eventually started to get hunted.

The trailer has some incredible shots of 2049 L.A., which appears even more unrecognizable than the 2019 L.A. of the original Blade Runner (which, sadly, doesn't look like a possibility for the city to achieve in the next two years to match the movie's timeline). It appears Gosling's cop character Officer K needs to uncover Deckard's secrets in order to understand the truth of his current world. What that truth is, we'll have to wait to find out.

The film is directed by Denis Villeneuve of Arrival and Sicario fame. Ridley Scott is producing and the cinematographer is Roger Deakins of, well, everything beautiful from the past 30 years. Jóhann Jóhannsson is scoring the film, which, in this trailer, is very reminiscent of Blanck Mass.

The film opens worldwide October 9.

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