Station 11 and Game of Thrones’ Jeremy Podeswa is joining Prime Video’s limited series Blade Runner 2099 as pilot director, producing director, and executive producer. Other credits include The Handmaid’s Tale and True Detective.

Podeswa is joined by a strong team: As previously announced, Ridley Scott will also be serving as an executive producer on the limited series, while Shining GirlsSilka Luisa serves as showrunner and exec producer. Michael Green (Logan), who wrote the Ryan Gosling-starring film Blade Runner 2049, will serve as a non-writing executive producer, among many others.

When the series was originally greenlit, head of global television at Amazon Studios Vernon Sanders, stated: “The original Blade Runner, directed by Ridley Scott, is considered one of the greatest and most influential science-fiction movies of all time, and we’re excited to introduce Blade Runner 2099 to our global Prime Video customers. We are honoured to be able to present this continuation of the Blade Runner franchise, and are confident that by teaming up with Ridley, Alcon Entertainment, Scott Free Productions, and the remarkably talented Silka Luisa, Blade Runner 2099 will uphold the intellect, themes, and spirit of its film predecessors.”

The upcoming series hails from Alcon, who also financed and produced the recent anime series Blade Runner: Black Lotus.

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