Saturday, January 20, 2018


Welcome to another edition of the OFF-WORLD NEWS Digest.

In the news ...

  • Dave Bautista Was Told He Was Too Young for His ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Role | Towering at 6′ 3″ and boasting a thickset neck and torso, Dave Bautista is already an unlikely Hollywood star. The former professional wrestler and mixed martial arts fighter shot to stardom in 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy as Drax, the gruff musclehead alien with a heart, and continues to shine in intriguing roles like that of the Replicant Sapper Morton in Blade Runner 2049. But Bautista nearly didn’t get his memorable role in Denis Villeneuve‘s ambitious science fiction sequel. More HERE.

  • Blade Runner 2049 is now available on DVD and Blu-ray. How many different limited editions are there? 
Whisky Glass
Steel Model Kit
Deckard's Blaster

The Special Features Include:
Blade Runner 2049 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, 3D Blu-ray and Blu-ray Combo Pack contains the following special features:

  • Designing The World of Blade Runner 2049
  • To Be Human: Casting Blade Runner 2049
  • Prologues: 2036: Nexus Dawn
  • Prologues: 2048: Nowhere to Run
  • Prologues: 2022: Black Out
  • Blade Runner 101: Blade Runners
  • Blade Runner 101: The Replicant Evolution
  • Blade Runner 101: The Rise of Wallace Corp
  • Blade Runner 101: Welcome to 2049
  • Blade Runner 101: Joi
  • Blade Runner 101: Within the Skies

  • Google Daydream VR is Getting Blade Runner: Revelations Sometime This Year | Seismic Games announced a partnership with Alcon Media Group to develop Blade Runner: Revelations, an immersive new Adventure/Thriller VR gaming experience based on, predictably, the Blade Runner series. Created in conjunction with Google, Blade Runner: Revelations is included in the soon-to-be launched Lenovo Mirage Solo headset and on Google’s Daydream platform within the first half of this year. The official game trailer is featured in the Blu-ray edition of Blade Runner 2049 which is available for purchase in stores and online today. More HERE.

Now for some articles, art, music, videos, and some podcasts!



The Pubcast – Blade Runner Special 

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