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Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
the official version from warnerbros.com on December 21, 2016
The story takes place several decades after the conclusion of the 1982 original, which centered on a man (Harrison Ford) working as a blade runner tasked with chasing down machines called replicants.
a modified formulation from hollywoodreporter.com on February 26, 2015
Set some years after the first film, in which an ex-detective had to hunt down and eliminate a team of humanoid androids that had escaped from an outer space mining company.
a modified formulation from thedailybeast.com on May 20, 2012
Set in a future where man has created clones called replicants who are used for dangerous work. When the replicants rebel against their makers on a space colony, they are banned and hunted down.
verbatim from hollywoodreporter.com on March 3, 2011