Highlander Reboot News

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 once... Read More...

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Highlander Reboot Lands a Director

ign.com – Summit has tapped up-and-comer Cedric Nicolas-Troyan to direct its upcoming remake of Highlander, the adventure fantasy epic about a sword-wielding Scottish immortal named Connor MacLeod. The studio is now moving ahead with a script by Iron Man writers Art Marcum and Matt Holloway. According to Deadline, the story will remain very faithful to the 1986 Russell Mulcahy-directed original.

1 year 3 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Summit Sets 'Highlander' Director While 'Mortal Kombat' Director Moves On

fb.indiewire.com – For years producers have been trying to get a "Highlander" reboot off the ground, with a number of high profile directors flirting with the project (most notably "Fast and Furious" filmmaker Justin Lin, now on board as an executive producer). Well, it looks like they have finally found their director and chances are, you've never heard of him. 1 year 3 weeks ago via theothersenhman

'Highlander' Remake Loses Director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

9:10 PM 11/30/2012 by Binh Ngo
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Summit's Highlander remake has hit another snag with the exit of director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo. According to Deadline, Fresnadillo and Summit didn't see eye-to-eye on the direction of the movie and they both agreed that the best course of action is for them to part ways.
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Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Exits Summit's 'Highlander' Remake

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: When it comes to directors on the movie Highlander, there can be only one. But it won’t be Juan Carlos Fresnadillo. The 28 Days Later helmer has exited Summit’s reboot of the film, which still has Ryan Reynolds poised to play the title character. I’m told that his exit is amicable, and that after a year of working on the project, he and Summit could not get past the fact they had differing views of the film, and finally agreed to disagree. 1 year 51 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Ryan Reynolds Still Negotiating for Highlander Lead

ign.com – As you probably know, a remake of Highlander has been in the works for quite a few years now. Director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (Intruders, out on Blu-ray and DVD July 17) is the most recent addition to the film's roster. But there's been much talk about Ryan Reynolds joining the cast as the title character.

2 years 19 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Rumor Control: Ryan Reynolds Not Yet Confirmed for 'Highlander' Reboot

feedproxy.google.com – Briefly: Not too long ago Ryan Reynolds was nominated to become the new champion decapitator at the center of the Highlander reboot. He would theoretically be stepping into the shoes formerly worn by Christopher Lambert, who played a Scottish Highlander who learns that he is born of an immortal bloodline. 2 years 21 weeks ago via brucelee
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Ryan Reynolds has been officially selected as the lead in 'Highlander'

joblo.com – A little over a month ago we reported he was in negotiations for the role, and now the news is official: Ryan Reynolds will take the lead in Juan Carlos Fresnadillo's remake of HIGHLANDER. The role in question is that of "Conner MacLeod, a Highlander who discovers he is one of a dwindling group of immortals who wander the earth and kill each other in combat for the final 'Prize.' 2 years 21 weeks ago via jackiechan

What's Popping: 'Blade Runner 2' Details, 'Iron Man 3' Casting, 'Highlander', 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2'

11:52 AM 5/19/2012 by Binh Ngo
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With Prometheus done and The Counselor ready to roll, Ridley Scott is in the early stages of prepping for that new Blade Runner movie he'd agreed to do late last year. New details about the movie emerged yesterday through a press release and an interview Scott gave to The Wrap.

Ryan Reynolds May Be The One for the 'Highlander' Remake

2:37 PM 5/18/2012 by Binh Ngo
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Ryan Reynolds must really want to swing a sword in front of camera because he's in the running – the front runner actually, according to Variety – for Summit's Highlander remake. Sources says both sides are very interested in working together for the movie. However, the report is quick to point out that the discussions are in the early phases and that Reynolds is weighing other offers and may choose to do one of those instead.
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