Highlander Film Reboot Moving Forward As Script Received By Lionsgate?
‘Highlander’ Reboot Gets Moving After ‘Colony’ Writer Ryan Condal Hands In Script
…It’s been a long time in the works but the reboot of classic warrior franchise Highlander is moving forward. I hear that Colony writer Ryan Condal has delivered a script to Lionsgate and pre-production is set to start later this year.
The studio has been handed a script for the project, which has been in development for nearly ten years after Summit Entertainment acquired the rights in 2008. It is a new take on the feature, which was originally released in 1986, starring Christopher Lambert and Sean Connery, and telling the story of an immortal Scottish swordsman who can only be killed by decapitation. It will be directed by John Wick helmer Chad Stahelski and is set to be produced by Neal H. Moritz. The original film, which had the catchphrase “there can be only one” and a soundtrack produced by rock band Queen, spawned four sequels and a number of TV spinoffs.
I was a fan of the Highlander: Raven TV spinoff…
…and enjoyed the films. I didn’t enjoy the core TV series though.
This new film should be interesting.
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