Henry Cavill’s Highlander Remake Bought An Encouraging Replace

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Again when when Hollywood was remaking 80s films at a dependable clip, Highlander was a kind of that appeared to only be eternally on the docket. The final substantial piece of stories about it was that former Superman/Witcher Henry Cavill was connected to it, and that was again in 2021. So much has modified quite a bit up to now two years, and it sounds just like the destiny of that remake could also be a kind of issues.

Per Deadline, Lionsgate is making ready to place the reboot movie up on the market to worldwide distributors on the upcoming American Movie Market. With a funds stated to be north of $100 million, the Chad Stahelski-directed film is anticipated to enliven the present prospect of buyable movies, which have been diminished due to the continued Hollywood strikes. At current, the film is anticipated to have a manufacturing date of 2024, however that is determined by how present negotiations between SAG-AFTRA and studios go over the following few days. (And will that fail, discussions reportedly received’t begin up once more till just a few weeks into 2024.)

Information of a Highlander remake first began making waves again in 2008 after Summit Leisure acquired the rights, and with Quick 5’s Justin Lin connected to direct again then. Through the years, numerous administrators and actors have boarded and left the challenge: Ryan Reynolds was set to play lead hero Connor McLeod again in 2012 with 28 Weeks Later director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo within the director’s seat; the next yr, Cedric Nicolas-Troyan was to helm the challenge whereas looking for a brand new lead after Reynolds dropped out. Dave Bautista, the late Ray Stevenson, and Vinnie Jones have been at numerous factors, rumored or forged because the Kurgan.

At time of writing, Cavill and Stahelski are the present actor-director duo, working off the latest script from Mike Finch. No additional casting has been revealed. If Stahelski has his manner, this film may result in a larger franchise effort, however we’ve heard that earlier than. Keep in mind when there was going to be a video game?

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