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Harrison Ford calls Blade Runner 2049 ‘f****** awesome!’

He played Replicant hunter Rick Deckard in 1982’s Blade Runner.

And Harrison Ford revealed he had no doubts about reprising his role in Blade Runner 2049, when he appeared on AOL’s Build Series in New York on Wednesday.

‘I thought it was f****** awesome,’ the 75-year-old said of the script. ‘I was blown away, blown away by it.’ he continued, adding, ‘my wife hates when I curse in public.’

Smiling star: Harrison Ford revealed he had no doubts about reprising his role as Replicant hunter Rick Deckard in Blade Runner 2049, when he appeared on AOL Build on Wednesday

Harrison’s wife is actress Calista Flockhart, 52, and she evidently doesn’t have much control over his language as he explained: ‘I like a free range of expression.’

The actor described the sequel, 35 years in the making, as ‘epic, huge.

‘It’s a cathedral of a movie, it’s not a little church you stop into along the way,’ quoting a line from The Mommas And Poppas’ California Dreamin,’ which the host didn’t recognize much to Harrison”s chagrin. 

'It's epic': The 75-year-old actor described the sequel, 35 years in the making, as 'f****** awesome' and a 'cathedral of a movie,' when he appeared at the New York studio

‘It’s epic’: The 75-year-old actor described the sequel, 35 years in the making, as ‘f****** awesome’ and a ‘cathedral of a movie,’ when he appeared at the New York studio

Reeling him in: The star also revealed how Ridley Scott, the original director, whetted his appetite about a follow up movie to the original

Reeling him in: The star also revealed how Ridley Scott, the original director, whetted his appetite about a follow up movie to the original

The star also revealed how Ridley Scott, the original director, whetted his appetite about a follow up movie to the original, which wasn’t well received when it first came out but is now considered a classic.

 ‘About four years ago I got a call from Ridley saying would you be interested in theory in revisiting the character.

‘He sent me a novella that he’d developed with Hampton Francher one of the original writers, which was really intriguing.’

Getting him on board: 'Ridley sent me a novella that he'd developed with Hampton Francher one of the original writers, which was really intriguing'

Getting him on board: 'Ridley sent me a novella that he'd developed with Hampton Francher one of the original writers, which was really intriguing'

Getting him on board: ‘Ridley sent me a novella that he’d developed with Hampton Francher one of the original writers, which was really intriguing’

And that was enough to get Harrison on board.

As for co-star Ryan Gosling, the veteran star called him ‘awesome’ adding it was ‘one of the best work experiences. 

‘He’s very talented but he’s also very straight forward.’  

Taking his time: The silver-haired star signed  autographs for fans as he left the studio

Taking his time: The silver-haired star signed  autographs for fans as he left the studio

Shaking on it: Harrison thanked one of AOL Build's assistants as he sat in the back of a limo

Shaking on it: Harrison thanked one of AOL Build’s assistants as he sat in the back of a limo

Harrison also recalled the moment when he decked the 36-year-old after throwing 120 fake punches during one scene, joking, ‘Yeah, I didn’t say I liked him.’ 

In Blade Runner 2049, Ryan plays a Blade Runner looking for Harrison’s Deckard who went missing from the dystopian world 35 years earlier.

Blade Runner 2049 is due to hit screens on October 7. 

Full of praise: The veteran star called filming with young Blade Runner Ryan Gosling, 36, 'awesome' adding it was 'one of the best work experiences'

Full of praise: The veteran star called filming with young Blade Runner Ryan Gosling, 36, ‘awesome’ adding it was ‘one of the best work experiences’

Finger on the trigger: Harrison played Blade Runner Rick Deckard in the 1982 movie

Finger on the trigger: Harrison played Blade Runner Rick Deckard in the 1982 movie

 

 

 

 

 

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