Alcon Entertainment’s untitled Blade Runner sequel has added some new cast members.
According to Variety, Hiam Abbass (The Visitor, Munich) and David Dastmalchian (The Dark Knight, Ant-Man) have joined the cast.
Barkhad Abdi, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his work on Captain Phillips, has also joined the cast, EW reported.
The last news was Mackenzie Davis joining the cast which is headlined by Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford and Sylvia Hoeks (see “Mid-June Geek Film Casting Round-Up”).
The film, which is set several decades after the original, will be directed by Denis Villeneuve (Sicario) from a script by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green.
The Blade Runner sequel is scheduled to open on October 6, 2017 (see “Best in Shows--Q4 2017”).