ORIGIN OF A MASTERPIECE: HOW ‘BLADE RUNNER’ WENT FROM A NOVEL TO THE BIG SCREEN

After Philip K. Dick published Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in 1968, the novel quickly attracted the attention of Hollywood filmmakers. Martin Scorsese was interested before the project landed with Ridley Scott, who had just left the production of another major science-fiction franchise: Dune. While one can only guess what a Scorsese adaptation might have looked like, Scott’s Blade Runnerbecame one of the most genre-defining science-fiction films ever produced. Read more @ Coffee or Die