Barkhard Abdi will join the Blade Runner sequel, it has been confirmed by Variety.
The sequel is set several decades after the 1982 original, with Ford reprising his role as Rick Deckard. Ridley Scott directed the original, which was set in 2019 Los Angeles with Deckard pursuing four replicants who had escaped from an off-world colony.
The original was based on the Philip K Dick Novel “Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep”. The sequel is set for release on 6th October, 2017.