Screenwriter Hampton Fancher Helps Craft "Blade Runner 2049"

Oct 7, 2017

Hampton Fancher is crafting the sequel to the 1982 science fiction masterpiece "Blade Runner"
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The 1982 motion picture Blade Runner opened to mixed reviews but eventually came to be considered a science fiction masterpiece. It is now included in the Library Of Congress' National Film Registry.

A sequel, Blade Runner 2049, opened in movie theaters Friday.  WBGO's Jon Kalish reports on how the screenwriter Hampton Fancher helped craft both films.

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