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Blade Runner: Black Out 2022 (2017)

In 2022, a powerful weapon causes a global blackout that has massive implications all over the world.

Director:

Shin'ichirô Watanabe (as Shinichiro Watanabe)

Writer:

Shin'ichirô Watanabe (as Shinichiro Watanabe)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jovan Jackson Jovan Jackson ... Iggy (voice)
Luci Christian ... Trixie (voice)
Bryson Baugus Bryson Baugus ... Ren (voice) (as Bryson Bauguss)
Edward James Olmos ... Gaff (voice)
Adam Gibbs Adam Gibbs ... Additional Voices (voice)
Al-Francis Cuenca Al-Francis Cuenca ... Additional Voices (voice)
Andrea Rodriguez Andrea Rodriguez ... Additional Voices (voice)
Annie Mai Annie Mai ... Additional Voices (voice)
Chris Gibson Chris Gibson ... Additional Voices (voice)
Crista Castro Crista Castro ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Christa Castro)
David Matranga ... Additional Voices (voice)
Jay Hickman ... Additional Voices (voice)
Joel McCrary ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Joel McCray)
John Gremillion ... Additional Voices (voice)
Joseph Chou Joseph Chou ... Additional Voices (voice)
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In 2022, a powerful weapon causes a global blackout that has massive implications all over the world.

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There are three short films made to fill the gap between Blade Runner (1982) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017). "Black Out 2022" (2017) is the first in the row, followed by 2036: Nexus Dawn (2017) and 2048: Nowhere to Run (2017). "Black Out 2022" is made by anime director Shin'ichirô Watanabe, who is famous for his work on The Animatrix (2003) and Cowboy Bebop (1998). "2036: Nexus Dawn" and "2048: Nowhere to Run" are made by Luke Scott, who is known for his short films connected to Alien: Covenant (2017) and Prometheus (2012). See more »

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Title Card: Los Angeles. May, 2022. While the Replicant Nexus 6 expired in inventory, Tyrell Corp. pushed the series 8 into the local and Off-world market. The Nexus series 8 were purpose-built with a natural lifespan. Soon the human supremacy movements began.
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Follows 2048: Nowhere to Run (2017) See more »

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Almost Human
Written by Lauren Daigle, Michael Hodges, Kayla Morrison (as Kayla J Morrison), Gerald Trottman and Ghian Wright
Performed by Lauren Daigle
Courtesy of Alcon Sleeping Giant(ASG) on behalf of ASG Records
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Dreadfully awful voice acting
15 January 2020 | by thumbwornSee all my reviews

The voice-acting is so bad that I was detached from the experience and spent more time noticing how bad the acting was than following the story. The animation is a mishmash of styles and occasionally incorporates realistic elements into scenes with other elements which have a hand-drawn style; I found this to be distracting and do not consider this short to be visually appealing.

Other reviewers have mentioned the story details, etc, so I'll skip those areas.


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26 September 2017 (USA) See more »

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