Leto joins an already esteemed cast
Original director, Ridley Scott is currently putting the finishing touches to his movie, Alien: Covenant and will serve as an executive producer on the Blade Runner sequel. The movie itself will be directed by Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Prisoners, Arrival).
Let joins Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling in a packed cast. As you can expect, plot details are under being kept firmly under wraps at the moment, as production has not officially began for the movie.
Leto has recently come under the spotlight for supposedly being irate with Warner Bro’s studio concerning the artistic direction that Suicide Squad eventually took, however a sequel to Blade Runner sequel. is much more likely to appease the thespian side of Leto.
Blade Runner 2 is currently targeting a October 6th, 2017 release date.
Source – Collider