Denis Villeneuve to direct 'Blade Runner' sequel; Harrison Ford back

February 27, 2015 3:20 AM

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The long-awaited sequel to "Blade Runner" appears to have found its director and nailed down its star.

Denis Villeneuve, the French Canadian filmmaker of such brooding dramas as "Incendies" and "Prisoners," is in negotiations to direct the yet-untitled follow-up to the 1982 sci-fi classic, with Harrison Ford set to reprise his role as replicant-hunting cop Rick Deckard.

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