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Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Gets Stamped an “R”-Rating

Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049 Ryan Gosling

Director Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 has just been official stamped an “R”-rating for “violence, some sexuality, nudity, and language” by the MPAA. Howbloody exciting is that? The film takes place 30 years after Ridley Scott’s original 1982 sci-fi noir classic Blade Runner.

Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, with Dave Bautista and Jared Leto star in the sequel.

If you’ve not checked out the official trailer yet, we have it for you in all its glory below. Also, don’t forget to visit the official Blade Runner 2949 website to see more awesome content from the film, including photo galleries and clips.

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.

Denis Villeneuve directs from a screenplay by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green.

Blade Runner 2049 is scheduled for release in theaters and IMAX on 6 October, 2017.