In an announcement that is sure to make collector’s happy, action figure and collectibles maker NECA, today revealed that it has acquired the license for the upcoming sci-fi film, Blade Runner 2049.
The sequel to Blade Runner, the 1982 sci-fi classic starring Harrison Ford, Blade Runner 2049 takes place thirty years after the events of the first film. This time around, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, played by Ryan Gosling, discovers a long-buried secret that could send what is left of society into chaos. This discovery sends K in search of Rick Deckard, Harrison Ford’s character, a former LAPD blade runner that has been missing for thirty years. Additional cast includes Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, with Dave Bautista and Jared Leto.
NECA has plans to release a full range of collectibles inspired by the upcoming film, including figures, die cast vehicles, replicas, games and more, in 2017. More details about what we can expect to see from this Blade Runner 2049 range, is expected to be announced during New York’s International Toy Fair in February.
Blade Runner 2049 will open in theaters on Oct. 6, 2017.