Blade Runner from Amazon Studios with original director Ridley Scott.

Blade Runner from Amazon Studios with original director Ridley Scott.

Blade Runner from Amazon Studios is in development with original director Ridley Scott.

Ridley Scott is returning to Blade Runner to produce a new series from Amazon Studios.

According to Deadline, the live show is in development with the director who made the original film in 1982.

Blade Runner 2099 will be the sequel to 2017’s Blade Runner 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve.

News!  Ridley Scott is returning to Blade Runner to produce the upcoming series from Amazon Studios.

News! Ridley Scott is returning to Blade Runner to produce the upcoming series from Amazon Studios.

Silka Louise is scheduled to write and produce the project, which will be produced by Alcon Entertainment and Scott Free Productions in addition to Amazon Studios.

If the effort succeeds, it will be the first live-action iteration in the franchise.

It is currently in priority development as Amazon monitors scripts and considers possible production dates.

Blade Runner isn’t Scott’s first feature film to be adapted for the small screen – Alien will also hit TV in 2023, directed by Noah Hawley.

Flashback: According to Deadline, a live show is in development by the director who directed the original film in 1982;  Daryl Hanna and William Sanderson, 1982

Flashback: According to Deadline, a live show is in development by the director who directed the original film in 1982; Daryl Hanna and William Sanderson, 1982

Sources told the publication that a staff of writers is currently being recruited and Scott may direct the series.

The first Blade Runner movie was an adaptation of the Philip K. Dick novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Set in Los Angeles in 2019, with fake humans called “replicants” who were bioengineered to work in space colonies.

It starred Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young and Edward James Olmos.

Latest movie: 2017 Blade Runner 2049 directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford.

Latest movie: 2017 Blade Runner 2049 directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford.

The 2017 sequel was set in 2049 and featured Ryan Gosling as a replicant who discovers a secret that could turn society upside down.

The cast included Ford and Olmos in recurring roles, as well as Ana de Armas, Dave Bautista, and Jared Leto.

The latest sci-fi movie will take place 50 years after the 2017 sequel.

There is also an anime series of the franchise that premiered last year on Adult Swim and Crunchyroll.

The cartoon is set in 2032 and features Jessica Henwick as the voice of a female replicant who stars in the series.

Alcon Entertainment acquired the film, television, and additional rights to the franchise in 2011.

Franchise expansion: There is also a Blade Runner anime series that premiered last year on Adult Swim and Crunchyroll.

Franchise expansion: There is also a Blade Runner anime series that premiered last year on Adult Swim and Crunchyroll.

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