Video | | Animation, Short, Sci-Fi
In 2022, a powerful weapon causes a global blackout that has massive implications all over the world.
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).
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.