Newswire: Ridley Scott would be happy to replicate more Blade Runner films

Now that he’s gone all in on Alien, Ridley Scott is completely sold on the idea of expansive franchises, which could be the future of Blade Runner. In an interview with IGN, he suggested that, sure, he’d be into the idea of making more movies in that world after the upcoming Blade Runner 2049. Asked whether he’d continue to grow Blade Runner in the same fashion as Alien, he invoked George Lucas in his response.

Yes. I think that, you know what, George has always proved that. Of course there’s always something. George Lucas. You know, and the way he’s handled Star Wars has been spectacular. It’s what I’ve been trying to do to really evolve Alien, because in those days I wasn’t into making sequels, but now suddenly you realize, “Well, that’s stupid.” I’ll use the word “duh” again …

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