Acclaimed cinematographer Roger Deakins and his partner James Ellis Deakins just signed with UTA. They are in pre-production on the Blade Runner sequel that Denis Villenueve is directing with Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Robin Wright and Dave Bautista starring and Ridley Scott producing for Warner Bros, Alcon and Scott Free. The DP duo had been at ICM Partners.

Roger Deakins has been nominated for Oscars 13 times and his frequent collaborations with top directors include Joel and Ethan Coen (Hail, Caesar!, No Country for Old Men, True Grit, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, The Big Lebowski, Fargo, The Man Who Wasn’t There, Barton Fink), Angelina Jolie (Unbroken), Sam Mendes (Skyfall, Jarhead), Villeneuve (Sicario, Prisoners) and Martin Scorsese (Kundun).