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Blade Runner 2049 Will Reveal If Deckard Is A Replicant

It's been a lingering question for three decades, but we'll finally find out whether or not Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) is a replicant in Blade Runner 2049.

Producer Ridley Scott (who directed the original back in 1982) told IGN that the sequel from Denis Villeneuve will answer the question "one way or the other." However, it's worth pointing out that Scott has always maintained that Deckard is a replicant, or a bioengineered android.

"Oh, it was always my thesis theory," Scott said. "It was one or two people who were relevant were [replicants]... But I remember someone had said, 'Well, isn't it corny?' I said, 'Listen, I'll be the best f***ing judge of that. I'm the director, okay?'" 

If Deckard really does turn out to be a replicant, Ford may have been a hard sell. He apparently didn't like the idea back in 1982. "Harrison, he was never... I think Harrison was going, 'Uh, I don't know about that.' I said, 'But you have to be [a replicant], because Gaff (Edward James Olmos), who leaves a trail of origami everywhere, will leave you a little piece of origami at the end of the movie to say, 'I've been here, I left her alive, and I can't resist letting you know what's in your most private thoughts when you get drunk as a f***ng unicorn.'"

It sounds like we'll know for certain once Blade Runner 2049 hits theaters on Oct. 6. Until then, find out how the movie can fix what the original got wrong.