The newest addition to the Blade Runner universe has a new trailer. Adult Swim and Skate Games released a new trailer for Blade Runner: Black Lotus, the show that the networks are co-producing, in a special panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2021 on Friday.
Black lotus takes place in Los Angeles, like most The story of Blade Runner made, in 2032. This puts it in the middle of the original movie set in 2019 and its sequel Blade Runner 2049. The film follows Elle (Jessica Stanwick), who appears to be a made-for-it clone. a specific purpose with special powers. It seems that she is known as the Black Lotus, and has somehow escaped the force that created her. In the trailer, we see her on the run and being hunted, presumably by at least one Blade Runner, but that’s all it has to offer.
The series will also include Brian Cox (Heir), Wes Bentley (The Hunger Games), Stephen Root (Office space), and many other recognizable names.
Blade Runner: Black Lotus will run 13 episodes and will be directed by Shinji Aramaki (Apple seed) and Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex). The series will be animated by Sola Digital Arts (Ultraman 2019) and produced by Alcon Entertainment. Meanwhile, Shinichiro Watanabe, the legendary director behind series like Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, and Carole & Tuesday, will act as a creative producer on the series.
Blade Runner: Black Lotus will air on Adult Swim and stream on Crunchyroll when it releases this fall.
https://www.polygon.com/sdcc/22590211/blade-runner-black-lotus-anime-first-trailer-crunchyroll-adult-swim | First Blade Runner: Black Lotus trailer debuts at SDCC 2021