“Blade Runner 2049” Short Film Explains the Gap Between Both Films

By Staff  |  08/29/2017

With a month to go before Blade Runner 2049 hits theaters, Collider debuts a short film starring Jared Leto that tells the story of what has happened between the original and this new film.

Serving as a prequel, the five-minute video takes place 13 years (2036) before Blade Runner 2049 and takes place in Los Angeles. Its centered on Niander Wallace (Leto) and finds Luke Scott taking over directorial duties.

Blade Runner 2049 hits theaters on October 6.