It sounds as though Denis Villeneuve is following in the steps of Patty Jenkins, deciding not to release a director's cut of his upcoming film. Blade Runner 2049. According to Villeneuve, the 2 hour and 32 minute long R-rated theatrical cut will be the definitive vision of the film.
Villeneuve broke the news in an interview with Europe Plus.
"The thing is, the movie you’re going to see is the director’s cut. There will be no further … maybe there’ll be a ‘studio version’ [laughs], maybe a producer version, but not a director’s version. That’s my director’s cut. So I don’t think there will be further versions. If there are alternate versions, they’re not from me."
Apparently, Villeneuve was given nearly complete artistic freedom over the project, which serves as a sequel to the 1982 sci-fi classic from director Ridley Scott.
Blade Runner 2049 stars Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Jared Leto, Robin Wright, and David Bautista. The film hits theaters on October 6th.
Source: Europe Plus via ScreenRant
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