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‘We Know What We’re Trying To Make’: As Man of Steel 2 Still Remains a Distant Dream, Henry Cavill’s Highlander Remake Gets Promising Update

Previously news broke all over the internet saying The Witcher and Superman star Henry Cavill was on the way to make a new Highlander movie. The news wasn’t completely incorrect, and it made the perfect point, considering the actor has all the qualities of an action star.

Henry Cavill in talks to star in the Highlander reboot
Henry Cavill is in talks to star in the Highlander reboot

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He worked on movies like The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and Mission: Impossible – Fallout on the lane, along with The Witcher, which attracts the audience by showing a hint of classic fantasy that’s naturally got built into the Highlander lore.

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Director Says, Henry Cavill’s Highlander Reboot Film Is Closer to Move Forward

Highlander reboot film is in works to move forward
Highlander reboot film is in the works to move forward

The very first Highlander film was released in 1986, with Christopher Lambert featuring as the 16th-century eternal Connor MacLeod. The essence of the entire movie is a lengthy struggle between immortal warriors who battled to the death for consuming each other’s powers so that in the end, there can be only one.

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After its success paved the way, Highlander II and Highlander III entered the game in the 1990s, before Highlander: Endgame showed up at the fling of the new millennia. The fourth movie starred Adrian Paul as Duncan MacLeod, who was the main protagonist of the six-season show Highlander: The Series.

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It seems like Lionsgate’s Highlander is heading towards more work. As Chad Stahleski said:

“We’re in the process of tweaking right now. I think we know what we want. More importantly than anything, we know what we want to make. It’s in the creatives. We know what we’re trying to make. It’s just a matter of getting it to the point where we feel, “Okay, this is it. Let’s go.” But we’re closer than we’ve ever been, so that’s good.”

Chad Stahleski Reveals Status of Henry Cavill’s Highlander Remake

The Witcher star is going to feature in the upcoming Highlander reboot
The Witcher star is going to feature in the upcoming Highlander reboot

Chad Stahleski later confirmed that he has been in talks about the project with the actor who he narrated as being “one of my big choices.” He explained:

“It’s not just about muscles and brooding. I think he’s got an incredible range and I think he’d bring something very special. And his enthusiasm has been amazing in it.”

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The biggest question among people “Is Henry Cavill still attached to star in the film?” Maybe the future of his work as Superman is up to take off as Warner Bros. goes through facing problems following Discovery’s acquisition of the studio and Henry Cavill is always an in-demand actor. He is currently doing his work on The Witcher.

Source: collider.com