This Upsetting Alternative Ending For Blade Runner 2049 Would Have Changed Everything
The following contains spoilers for Blade Runner 2049.
As expected, Blade Runner 2049‘s brooding and dystopian adventure ends with little resolution. Though several storylines are neatly resolved by the end of the film, the final moments introduce even more questions. Namely, does Officer K die on those steps? Is he merely taking a much-needed nap? And what will happen now that Rick Deckard has finally met his long-lost daughter?
Despite those remaining questions, we’d take this ending over the alternative one any day. In a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times, one of the sequel’s screenwriters, Hampton Fancher,…