‘Blade Runner’ Studio Has Two Employees Hired to Keep Franchise’s Timeline Organized

‘Blade Runner’ Studio Has Two Employees Hired to Keep Franchise’s Timeline Organized
The “Blade Runner” franchise is continuing later this year with Adult Swim and Crunchyroll’s animated series “Blade Runner: Black Lotus,” which is set in between Ridley Scott’s original 1982 “Blade Runner” and Denis Villeneuve’s 2017 sequel “Blade Runner 2049.” The show follows Elle, a young woman who wakes up with deadly assassin skills but no memory of her past except a black lotus tattoo on her body. Elle’s mission to discover her identity fuses together elements of both Scott and Villeneuve’s films.

During an appearance at the Television Critics Association press tour (via The Wrap), Alcon Entertainment co-founder and co-ceo Andrew Kosgrove discussed “Blade Runner: Black Lotus” and how keeping the franchise’s larger timeline in order wasn’t too difficult as the company has two jobs devoted entirely to canon continuity. Alcon owns the “Blade Runner” IP. Kosgrove served as a producer on Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner 2049.
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