9:51 AM PST 2/18/2016 by Mia Galuppo

The sequel to Ridley Scott's Blade Runnerhas gotten a domestic release date from Warner Bros.

The film will hit theaters on Jan. 12, 2018,over Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.

Currently the only other film that is set to open on this date is Paramount Animations'Sherlock Gnomes.

Ryan Gosling will star in the project alongside Harrison Ford, who will be reprising his role as San Fransiscopolice officer Rick Deckard.

Sicario directorDenis Villeneuve will helm the anticipated follow-up, which was written by Alien: Covenant writer Michael Green andHamptonFancher, who co-wrote the original sci-fi classic, based on Philip K. Dick's 1968 novel Do El Clasico live stream Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Principal photography will begin July of this year.

Alcon Entertainment's Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson are set to produce alongside Cynthia SikesYorkin. The late Bud Yorkin, who in 2011 El Clasico live stream sold the film, television and ancillary franchise rights to the 1982 original to Alcon, will also receive producing credit.

Scott will act as an executive producer along with Frank Giustra, Bill Carraro and Tim Gamble.

Sony Pictures Releasing International will be releasing the film in all overseas territories.