Watch a short prequel film for "Blade Runner 2049" starring Jared Leto

2036: Nexus Dawn reveals what happened in the world of Blade Runner in the year 2036.

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  •  BY Joe Reeve

The highly anticipated release of Blade Runner 2049 is still a couple of months away, but to keep fans engaged Warner Bros are releasing three short films to inform us what has happened since the events of the original Blade Runner set in 2019.

The first of the three films is titled 2036: Nexus Dawn and comes directed by Luke Scott, son of original Blade Runner director Ridley Scott. It focusses on Jared Leto’s character Niander Wallace who has created a new superior line of replicants, called the Nexus 9, which he hopes will get the prohibition on replicants repealed.

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Take a look at it above together with an introduction from Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve.

Blade Runner 2049 is out 6 October, 2017.

Watch the latest trailer for Blade Runner 2049 here.

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