Prepare for Blade Runner 2049 With ‘2036: Nexus Dawn’ Prequel Short

If you’re amped for the release of Blade Runner 2049 this year, then you should definitely plan to check out a new prequel short released, which aims to provide some insights into the film by showing what went down between 2036 and 2049, which is when the film will be set.

The 2036: Nexus Dawn short focuses on Niander Wallace, who is played by Jared Leto in the short and in Blade Runner 2049. He has created a new brand of replicants, which have been banned since a major EMP event that took place after the first Blade Runner. He’s making a pitch that his new version of the servant robots should be approved for production.

Head on up above to check it out. Blade Runner 2049 hits theaters on October 6.


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