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Chad Stahelski wants to explore an entire world of Immortals in Highlander

Lionsgate had been attempting to get a reboot of HIGHLANDER off the ground for nearly a decade before JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 director Chad Stahelski agreed to take the helm , and it seems that Stahelski has some ambitious plans for the rebooted franchise, which thankfully don't involve Immortals from outer space. The first sequel to the original HIGHLANDER somewhat famously...
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Chad Stahelski is expanding his upcoming Highlander reboot into a trilogy

When it comes to rebooting a classic franchise for a new generation, there can definitely be more than one. Lionsgate had been trying to get a reboot of HIGHLANDER off the ground for close to a decade before they finally snatched JOHN WICK co-director Chad Stahelski to direct, and it seems that he has big plans for the franchise. While chatting with Collider about the upcoming...
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John Wick director Chad Stahelski to helm Highlander reboot

How about those JOHN WICK directors?!? It hasn't taken studios but a minute to scoop up both directors for various projects, so here's hoping the two produce material just as well separately as they do together! For those of you playing catch-up, 2014's JOHN WICK was directed by both Chad Stahelski and David Leitch. Stahelski went on to direct JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2, while Leitch is...
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Aliens, Highlander, Tintin

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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Cast This: Connor MacLeod aka The Highlander

It’s only a matter of time until we finally get the long-gestating remake of the 1980s classic HIGHLANDER. We’ve heard reports for years about possible stars being attached and directors at the helm but still, nothing is locked and ready to go. So with that, we can sit back and play with some ideas about who might take on the all-important lead that is Connor MacLeod. ...
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Exclusive: 30th Anniversary Tribute to Highlander!

Director Russell Mulcahy 's 1986 cult classic Highlander celebrates its 30th Anniversary this month, so we take a look back at the fantasy sword-fighting pic that started it all. Starring Christopher Lambert , Sean Connery , and Clancy Brown , the head-chopping, time-spanning epic with a killer soundtrack by Queen, HIGHLANDER was initially a bomb at the box office, but gained so...
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Dave Bautista to play The Kurgan in Summit Entertainment's Highlander reboot

Summit Entertainment's HIGHLANDER reboot is still looking for its Connor MacLeod, but according to LR, the film has found its The Kurgan in the form of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY's Dave Bautista . Played by Clancy Brown in the 1986 film, The Kurgan is a violent barbarian who seeks to be the only immortal left on earth. This is another big villain role for Bautista, who...
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VHS Retro Art Round-up: Piranha 2, Eve of Destruction, Highlander, and more

Every child of the 80s will remember going to the video store and trying to find a movie to rent. Back before the days of Blu-ray and On Demand, selecting a movie usually meant finding the flick with the coolest box art. Like modern posters, classic VHS art has been lost but thanks to the Internet there are countless reminders of these cool creations. This column will be dedicated to...
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Tom Cruise being sought for Sean Connery's role in the Highlander reboot

While a HIGHLANDER remake has been in development for some time, there hasn't been much word on the street since Ryan Reynolds left the project early last year. Well, it's about that time and the latest casting buzz is that Tom Cruise is being approached for the role Sean Connery made so popular in the original. I'm sure there are literally dozens of options for Cruise...
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Cast This: Highlander

The role of Connor MacLeod/Russell Nash is open? F*ck yes! Let's cast for HIGHLANDER! After only holding on to the role for roughly a year Ryan Reynolds is out as MacLeod. Director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo left last year, and Reynolds continued to hang on. Was he just a big fan? I guess without a new director on and lack of movement, Reynolds decided to exit the...
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C'mon Hollywood: There can be only one Highlander...right?

Directed by Russell Mulcahy (RICOCHET), the original HIGHLANDER, starring Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, and Clancy Brown is the story of a group of immortal warriors all battling to kill each other in order to attain “the prize,” which is mortality.   It was a staple of my childhood, having watched it countless times and revering it with the highest of esteem....
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