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The Trailer for Blade Runner: Black Lotus Is Here

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BY July 31, 2021

As a society, we love theorizing about what could happen in the future. Whether we’re trying to be realistic or just imagine whatever looks the coolest doesn’t matter. The Blade Runner science-fiction franchise, which began in 1968 with Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? jumpstarted some very imaginative views of a future world. They eventually led to various films, novels, and comics, among other works of media. What comes next is Blade Runner: Black Lotus, and we finally have a trailer to help us get excited.

Watch The New Trailer For Blade Runner: Black Lotus

As shown in the trailer above, the series will take place in Los Angeles in 2032. It will follow the story of Elle, a replicant voiced by Jessica Henwick in English and Arisa Shida in the Japanese version. She finally learns the truth about how she came to be and what she is capable of, all while living in the aftermath of the events of Blade Runner Black Out 2022, a 2017 short film.

The impressive English voice cast for Blade Runner: Black Lotus also features Samira Wiley, Josh Duhamel, Wes Bentley, and more. The equally exciting Japanese voice cast includes Shinshu Fuji, Takaya Hashi, and Taiten Kusunoki, among others. Blade Runner: Black Lotus is a co-production between Adult Swim and Crunchy Roll. It will premiere in the fall of 2021, airing in English and Japanese.

Blade Runner Comes to Comic-Con In Your Own Home

If you can’t get enough of the Blade Runner franchise, you can watch an in-depth discussion with various stars and directors of the upcoming anime series. They all joined together for a virtual conversation for Comic-Con @ Home 2021, and you can watch the panel below. They discuss the project itself, as well as its existence in the larger franchise. Check it out below!

Blade Runner, the cult classic 1982 film starring Harrison Ford, took place in 2019. So, we’re currently living in a world set after the events of the film. It won’t be long before it’s 2032, and we’re wondering where our flying cars and replicants are.

Readers, let us know your thoughts on the trailer for Blade Runner: Black Lotus. Is it something you’ll be watching with us? Drop your thoughts in the comments.

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Meghan Hale is the kind of movie lover that has a "must watch" that is a mile long... and growing. When she isn't talking about the latest film and television news she is writing one of her many in-process novels, screaming film trivia at anybody who will listen, and working as a mental health care professional. Follow her on Twitter @meghanrhale for some fun theories and live reactions to all things entertainment.

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