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Jared Leto joins Blade Runner sequel

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Leto joins the movie in an unannounced role

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Fresh off of complaining about his role in Suicide Squad, actor Jared Leto is set to join Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling in the Blade Runner sequel.

Although it hasn’t been announced if Leto will have a major role in the film, Variety is reporting that the actor has signed the paperwork and is 100 percent on board. The film is being directed by Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Arrival) and is set decades after the events that happened in the original movie.

There isn’t too much known about the project at this time — including what the major storyline will be in the film — but Ford is set to reprise his role as replicant extinguisher, Rick Deckard. Robin Wright and Mackenzie Davis are also set to join the sequel.

The original Blade Runner, which was released in 1982 and was influenced by Philip K. Dick’s sci-fi epic, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? has been hailed as one of the best sci-fi films of all time, garnering critical acclaim for director Ridley Scott.

The Blade Runner sequel will be released Oct. 6, 2017.