GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Actor Dave Bautista Officially Joins BLADE RUNNER 2
Earlier this week, Guardians of the Galaxy actor Dave Bautista posted an image teasing that he would be joining the cast of Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner 2. Well, it’s officially been confirmed and the actor will join Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, and Robin Wright in the movie. There’s no information on who he will be playing, but the press release said that it’s an important supporting role.
The film is set several decades after the 1982 classic, and Ford is reprising his iconic role as Rick Deckard. The sequel is being directed Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Prisoners) and he will start shooting in July of 2016. The film is written by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green.
Bautista recently appeared in the latest installment of the James Bond franchise, Spectre. Some of his upcoming projects include Lionsgate’s 2016 action film Marauders, starring Bruce Willis, as well as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, in which he reprises his role as Drax the Destroyer. It will be fun to see who he ends up playing in this film.
Blade Runner 2 hits theaters on January 12, 2018.