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Blade Runner: Black Lotus- Jessica Henwick In The Cast

Adult Swim and Crunchyroll have revealed the characters and stellar English and Japanese voice cast of its anticipated animated series Blade Runner: Black Lotus, inspired by the Blade Runner movie franchise.

Cast includes Jessica Henwick, Arisa Shida, Will Yun Lee, Shinshu Fuji, Samira Wiley, Takako Honda, Brian Cox, Wes Bentley, Josh Duhamel, Taiten Kusunoki, Peyton List, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Stephen Root, Hochu Otsuka, Barkhad Abdi, Takayuki Kinba, Gregg Henry, Masane Tsukayama, Henry Czerny, Akio Nojima, Jason Spisak and Kazuki Yao.

About the series

Blade Runner: Black Lotus is the first-ever animated series set in the Blade Runner universe. The story follows blade runner detective K, a special operative of Los Angeles’ blade runner unit that hunts down and terminates rogue replicants, as he investigates a blade runner’s disappearance with help from his partner Joi E., an advanced artificial intelligence hologram woman. A trail leads him to retired blade runner Rick Deckard who has been hiding out for years since retiring inside one of LA’s biggest megacorporations Tyrell Corporation because it was believed that Deckard had gone ‘rogue’. The first season consists of 13 episodes which are all available now on Crunchyroll.

“Blade runner detective K, a special operative of Los Angeles’ blade runner unit that hunts down and terminates rogue replicants, as he investigates a blade runner’s disappearance with help from his partner Joi E., an advanced artificial intelligence hologram woman.” -A trail leads him to retired blade runner Rick Deckard who has been hiding out for years since retiring inside one of LA’s biggest megacorporations – Tyrell Corporation – because it was believed that Deckard had gone ‘rogue’.

Jessica Henwick will be the lead cast and we know that she will play blade runner K.

The series is written by Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, who are both co-writers for the Planet of the Apes trilogy: Rise of the apes; Dawn of the apes; War on planet earth.

Blade Runner: Black Lotus Anime Coming to Adult Swim, with a New Comics  Line from Titan Books - Geeks + Gamers
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Plot Summary

We now know that Blade Runner: Black Lotus will be coming to this year’s Spielberg Edition programming block which means it’ll air soon! We also have found out that our leading cast member is none other than Jessica Henwick herself. She shall portray blade runner blade detective K a special operative from the Los Angeles blade runners unit with help from his partner Joi E., an advanced artificial intelligence hologram woman blade runner blade detective K uses to assist with investigations.

Blade Runner: Black Lotus is set 30 years after blade runners blade detectives hunt down blade runner blade criminals in a post-apocalyptic world where they are hunted down themselves. The series will explore how society has been impacted by artificial intelligence; climate change; natural disasters like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, and other terrifying new geological phenomena that cause chaos among populations around the globe.

A first look at the series will be unveiled during the show’s online panel beginning at 5 pm PT/8 pm ET on July 23, 2021. Panelists will include Aramaki, Kamiyama, Joseph Chou, (executive producer), Wes Gleason (voice director), Henwick (voice of Elle), and Jason DeMarco (co-creator of Toonami/senior vice-president and creative director for Adult Swim/moderator).

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