Harrison Ford will star in Blade Runner 2

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Harrison Ford just can't escape his past. Seven years after playing an older Indiana Jones in The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull — and less than a year away from his performance as an older Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode VII — Ford is set to reprise the role of Rick Deckard in a sequel to 1982's Blade Runner.

The Blade Runner sequel, which takes place "several decades" after the original, will be directed by Denis Villeneuve, best known for Prisoners and Enemy. Ridley Scott, who directed Blade Runner, will produce.

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Scott Meslow

Scott Meslow is the entertainment editor for TheWeek.com. He has written about film and television at publications including The Atlantic, POLITICO Magazine, and Vulture.