Hampton Fancher [screenwriter of original Blade Runner] & director Ridley Scott having both returned & agreed that the new movie will be a sequel may well be re-united with another member of the original. Scott has now stated to the Independent that he would like Harrison Ford to appear in the sequel, but he won't be the main focus. "I don't think it'll be Harrison [starring]. But I've got to have him in it somewhere. That'd be amusing," Scott stated. Recently, Scott revealed that the protagonist of the new film will be a female. The director is currently promoting Prometheus & will begin shooting The Counselor this summer. Blade Runner should follow afterwards.