Welcome to another edition of the OFF-WORLD NEWS Digest.
In the news ...
- Jerry Perenchio, a co-executive producer of Blade Runner, died May 23, 2017. He was 86.
- A Hampton Fancher documentary is coming soon: "Escapes".
- It's been 20 years since Westwood Studios released their magnificent Blade Runner adventure. Here is an interview with David Leary, the game's co-writer and designer.
- Oculus debuts the first of three upcoming Blade Runner VR titles for Gear VR & Rift along with an immersive new experience at San Diego’s Comic-Con. More HERE.
- 'Blade Runner 2049’ Runtime Revealed by Denis Villeneuve HERE.
- David Bowie was in the running for 'Blade Runner 2049'. More HERE.
- Original ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel Would Have Sent Harrison Ford’s Rick Deckard to Russia. More HERE.
- Denis Villeneuve on ‘Blade Runner 2049’: Early Roger Deakins Footage is ‘Just the Tip of the Iceberg’. More HERE.
- Hans Zimmer Is Now Working on ‘Blade Runner 2049’ More HERE.
Now for some articles, art, videos, and some miscellaneous!
- 'Blade Runner 2049' Director On Rising Above Expectations
- 35 years on, Blade Runner is a case study in poor studio marketing
- Return to 2019: Remembering “Blade Runner” on its 35TH Anniversary
- A Brief History of What's Happened Between Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049
- Blade Runner 2049 Director Says Ford and Scott Are Still Arguing About What Deckard Is
- "Postmodern Theory and Blade Runner" by Matthew Flisfeder
Blade Runner drawn by Krzysztof Domaradzki
- Best Question Asked at Comic Con
- 3D hologram prism of Blade Runner's pre-order gift?
- Coming Soon: Blade Runner 2049 Dorbz & Pop!
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