Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve has admitted his original choice for new villain Neander Wallace was music legend David Bowie.
Our first thought [for the character] had been David Bowie, who had influenced Blade Runner in many ways.
This short was one of three films that fill in the gap between the original Blade Runner and its much-anticipated follow-up.
The role of the ruthless villain instead fell to Thirty Seconds To Mars frontman Jared Leto, who was approached for the film after wrapping Suicide Squad.
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