Blade Runner 2049: The Storyboard
Hardback | Jul 2021 | Titan Books | 9781789095876 | 224pp | 273x302mm | GEN | AUD$89.99, NZD$99.99
Blade Runner 2049: The Storyboards is the only book presenting all of the storyboards from the film. In 1982, film audiences experienced a bold new depiction of the future with the ground breaking Blade Runner, which was fundamental in establishing the still-vibrant Cyberpunk movement.
With the critically acclaimed Blade Runner 2049, director Denis Villeneuve further explored that unique "future noir" world, this time following a young blade runner whose discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard—the protagonist of the first film—who's been missing for some thirty years. Blade Runner 2049: The Storyboards is a celebration of the rarely-seen artwork that was key in building the harsh, yet strangely beautiful, environments in the film. This remarkable book presents a fresh look at Blade Runner 2049, including scenes that were later altered or cut out entirely, along with new, in-context commentary from storyboard artists Sam Hudecki and Darryl Henley throughout.