Watch the First Prequel to Blade Runner 2049

31 Aug 2017 - By TW Staff

The minds behind Blade Runner 2049 have created a primer of sorts to get us up to speed on the events between 2019—when the original sci-fi classic ended—and 2049.

The first of three prequel shorts arrived today, and it’s unsettling, to say the least. Luke Scott (son of the elder Scott) directs 2036: Nexus Dawn, depicting the pivotal moment when Niander Wallace (Jared Leto) makes the case for a repeal of the replicant prohibition.

Watch the clip above and mark your calendars: Warner Bros.’ Blade Runner 2049 premieres October 6.