Logan's Run is a re-adaptation of William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson's 1967 sci-fi novel, about a future society that demands the death of everyone upon reaching a certain age. Anyone who veers from that destiny is dubbed a runner and is hunted by operatives known as Sandmen. Logan is a Sandman who is forced to go on the run.
Ryan Gosling is attached to star as Logan 5, a police officer called a "Sandman" who, in the futuristic society, is responsible for hunting down "runners": those who refuse to submit when, at age thirty (21 in the novel), they're removed from society.
"The premise of a society that decides to commit suicide is unique, and I think that's why everyone still thinks it could work," the filmmaker said.
Ryan Gosling added: