Blade Runner” is about to get the restricted collection therapy — and Ridley Scott is producing it himself.

Amazon Prime Video has formally greenlighted a sequel collection within the sci-fi franchise, The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday. Scott, who directed the preliminary 1982 movie, will govt produce the present alongside “Shining Women” author Silka Luisa and Michael Inexperienced, who co-wrote the current follow-up “Blade Runner 2049.”

“The unique Blade Runner … is taken into account one of many best and most influential science-fiction motion pictures of all time, and we’re excited to introduce Blade Runner 2099 to our world Prime Video clients,” Vernon Sanders, Amazon’s head of worldwide tv, instructed the outlet.

Whereas Amazon had already mentioned it was growing the collection in February, Thursday’s affirmation yielded new particulars concerning the venture — which is able to happen 50 years after the 2017 sequel movie that starred Ryan Gosling and introduced authentic lead Harrison Ford again into the fold.

1982′s “Blade Runner,” based mostly on a novel by Philip Ok. Dick, explored a close to future wherein armed brokers of the state search out noncompliant androids, or “replicants,” who abandon their bodily labor duties in off-planet colonies.

Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford co-starred in “2049.” The solid for “2099” has but to be revealed.

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“[Director] Denis Villeneuve’s follow-up sequel, Blade Runner 2049, then grew to become among the best reviewed sequels of all time,” Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson — the co-CEOs of Alcon Leisure, which holds the rights to “Blade Runner” — instructed The Hollywood Reporter in an announcement.

“So, we acknowledge that we have now a really excessive bar to fulfill with this subsequent installment. … We hope that we are able to dwell as much as that commonplace and delight audiences with the following technology of Blade Runner.”

“2049” was a field workplace disappointment, grossing $92 million domestically, according to Box Office Mojo. Followers of the unique, nonetheless, were stunned by its quality and the melancholy environment that Villeneuve delivered. It holds an 88% “fresh” rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes.

Adult Swim later produced an animated collection known as “Blade Runner: Black Lotus,” which debuted in November and seems to have stalled. “2099,” in the meantime, would be the franchise’s first live-action TV venture — and has its creators salivating with glee.

“We’re delighted to proceed our working relationship with our associates at Amazon,” Kosove and Johnson instructed The Hollywood Reporter. “And we’re past excited to proceed to increase the Blade Runner canon into a brand new realm with the provocative storyline that Silka has created.”

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