First peek at Blade Runner sequel trailer with Hollywood stars Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford. PICTURE: Instagram

Hollywood stars Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford appear in the first trailer released for the long awaited sequel to the 1982 film Blade Runner.

Warner Bros studio released the gloomy teaser for "Blade Runner 2049," in which Ford returns to his legendary role as a hunter of human-like robots called replicants.

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The sci-fi sequel takes place in an apocalyptic world three decades after the first film, which was set in 2019 Los Angeles. 

Director Denis Villeneuve "Sicario" plans to bring the film to cinemas in October 2017. 

Other notable actors cast in the reboot include Jared Leto, Robin Wright and Dave Bautista. Ridley Scott, who directed the original, served as a producer on the new film.