Denis Villeneuve’s long-awaited sequel to Blade Runner is struggling to get off the ground, with Blade Runner 2049 opening well below initial projections. Ridley Scott’s cult classic from the 1980s has continued to become more revered in the years since it initially opened to poor reviews and a low box office total. The original only grossed $32 million at the box office, but the cult classic following it received in years since has somewhat made up for the initial flop.

With an incredible cast and crew assembled for Blade Runner 2049, there was hope that it would not be a repeat for the franchise. After all, it has one of the ...

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