As Entertainment Weekly reports, in a Q & A this morning with Villeneuve, Gosling, and Ford, Gosling said of the original film:
It was one of the first films I’d seen that it wasn’t clear how I was supposed to feel. It made me question what it meant to be a human being and my ability to recognize the hero from the villain. It was one of the first films where I wondered what happened after it was over.
And alas, isn’t one of the fundamental points of Blade Runner to make you question the ways humans prize ideas of what’s “original” or “real” over expertly produced copies, updates and continuations? With that in mind, here’s this damn pretty trailer (which, in exactly the way trailers should, reveals very little of the plot, but quite a lot about the general feeling of the film) for Blade Runner‘s sequel:
Blade Runner 2049 is out on October 6.