Posts tagged as: Highlander

Highlander Reboot Hires John Wick Director Chad Stahelski

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment has set 87Eleven stunt coordinator-turned-director Chad Stahelski (John Wick and the upcoming John Wick Chapter 2) to helm their long-gestating Highlander reboot. Neal H. Moritz and Peter Davis will produce the film, with a search for new screenwriters currently ongoing. “I’ve been a huge fan of the original property since I saw it in […]

Origins of Highlander Will Be Explored in New Comic Series

Highlander, the epic action/adventure fantasy film starring Christopher Lambert and Sean Connery, will expand its legacy next year as a comic-book miniseries from IDW Publishing. Scottish fantasy writer Brian Ruckley will spin a new tale chronicling the events that led up to the opening of the classic 1986 feature film while casting new light on […]

Cedric Nicolas-Troyan to Direct Highlander

Things have been relatively quiet on the Highlander reboot front ever since the formerly-attached Juan Carlos Fresnadillo departed the project last year before losing would-be leading man Ryan Reynolds this summer. Now, Deadline reports that things are picking up again and that visual effects supervisor Cedric Nicolas-Troyan is now slated to make the film his […]

Ryan Reynolds Leaves Highlander Reboot

The Wrap is reporting exclusively that Ryan Reynolds has dropped out of Summit Entertainment’s long-in-development reboot of Highlander with producers Neal Moritz and Peter Davis, following the departure of 28 Week Later director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo last November. Although Summit was reportedly going to move forward to find a replacement for Fresnadillo, who developed the […]

Ryan Reynolds May Star in ‘Highlander’ Reboot

Variety is reporting that Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment is eyeing Ryan Reynolds to star in the Highlander reboot. “Ryan Reynolds has emerged as the front-runner to topline Lionsgate-Summit’s franchise reboot, and though it’s unclear whether an actual offer has been made, sources tell Variety that both sides are in talks and are very interested in working […]

Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Lands ‘Highlander’ Reboot

Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s The Intruders starring Clive Owen is premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival today , but Spanish director has just landed a high profile gig to follow his horror thriller. Deadline reports the filmmaker is in talks to helm the reboot of the 1986 sci-fi fantasy film Highlander, a project recently vacated […]

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