More Blade Runner Movies in the Planning Stages?

As you all know, we stray from Star Wars news from time to time - this is one of those times. Variety is reporting that Alcon Entertainment is in final discussions to secure franchise rights to produce prequels and sequels to Blade Runner. The only way this is a good thing is if it means I finally get the 3.75" Deckard figure and Police Spinner I've wanted for nearly 30 years.