Like we saw in the first trailer, which debuted in May, the dystopian setting that’s been expanded upon by 2049 director Denis Villeneuve is absolutely gorgeous, and we get to see more of that neon, saturated world in this glimpse. But while the first trailer focused on introducing us to Ryan Gosling’s Officer K, this one hints at what’s happened to Harrison Ford’s Rick Deckard, the original film’s reclusive protagonist, since then.
“I covered my tracks, scrambled the records,” Deckard tells K. “We [Deckard and his fellow Blade Runners] were being hunted.”
But before we hear Deckard’s story, he and K are rudely interrupted by Neander Wallace’s (Jared Leto) forces, in particular a replicant that Wallace has nurtured specifically to find the pair. While K is digging into Deckard’s secrets, it seems his history (filled with his own secrets) is just as important to the fate of this world.
Blade Runner 2049 hits theaters on October 6, 2017.