“2036: Nexus Dawn,” The First Official Prologue Film for Blade Runner 2049, ft. Jared Leto


By thelaegotist / / As fans await the highly anticipated release of Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros.’ Blade Runner 2049, they can get a taste of what’s to come with the first of the film’s official prologues, “2036: Nexus Dawn.” It explains what happened in the world of Blade Runner between the first movie, set in 2019, and this sequel, set in 2049. The short prologue film “2036: Nexus Dawn” takes place in the year 2036 and revolves around Jared Leto’s character, Niander Wallace. Wallace introduces a new line of “perfected” replicants called the Nexus 9, who are seeking the repeal of the prohibition on replicants. Created by award-winning marketing agency 3AM, a partner company to Ridley Scott’s RSA Films, directed by Luke Scott (Morgan, “Meet Walter”) and produced by RSA as part of Blade Runner 2049’s marketing campaign, “2036: Nexus Dawn,” was filmed on set during the film’s principal photography. Blade Runner 2049 debuts in theaters on October 6th.