One of the most hotly-debated movie endings in history is the origami unicorn at the end of 1982’s Blade Runner, which seems to suggest that Harrison Ford’s character Rick Deckard might actually have been a replicant all along.
After three and a half decades, director Ridley Scott has finally gotten around to making a sequel to the sci-fi film that became a cult classic. In this second official trailer, we see Deckard still alive (and obviously much older), which seems to suggest that he is actually a human. After all, original replicants only had a short life span and Deckard has clearly aged during his 30-years in exile.
However, he counters that with four simple words: “We were being hunted.” In the original film, replicants were being hunted down and “retired” (killed) by police. Of course, this could be an out-of-context quote designed to throw fans off.
Here’s the official trailer synopsis:
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
Blade Runner 2049, which also stars Jared Leto, Robin Wright, Ana Da Armas, MacKenzie Davis, Sylvia Hoeks, Lennie James, Carla Juri, and Dave Bautista, hits theaters on October 6, 2017.