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Henry Cavill Is Highlander in Lionsgate's Reboot Henry Cavill says he's very excited to star in Chad Stahelski's Highlander reboot and has even begun researching how to properly wear a kilt.

Highlander Reboot Has a Completed Script, Report Says It seems like that Highlander reboot almost no one wants is finally moving forward, if a source at Deadline can be believed. The outlet claims that they “hear” Ryan Condal (Colony) has turned in a script for a immortal reboot to Lionsgate, who has been semi-actively developing the project on and off since 2008.

Interview: ‘John Wick: Chapter Two’ Director Chad Stahelski Discusses the Man, the Myth, the Legend John Wick: Chapter 2 isn’t a sequel that delivers more of the same. There are familiarities, but it’s more like the same engine in a slightly bigger, more stylish, and more aggressive car. The simplicity of the first movie remains, but the titular character finds himself in a larger and more dangerous world this time.

The Secret Life Of Houdini Closes In On Dan Trachtenberg As A Director After his highly successful (both at the box office as well as with critics) 10 Cloverfield Lane, director Dan Trachtenberg had thus far effectively vanished from the feature film scene. Now Deadline’s Mike Fleming has learned that Trachtenberg is now in talks to helm The Secret Life of Houdini, based on the book (similarly named, The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America’s First Superhero) by William Kalush and Larry Sloman. The book’s angle on the famous magician is as a secret agent investigating the occult.

GODS OF EGYPT Director Posts Hate-Filled Rant Against Film Critics; Calls Them "Deranged Idiots" Gods Of Egypt currently sits at 12% of Rotten Tomatoes, and has come in for quite a savaging from the majority of critics. It's also failed to make much of an impact at the box office because of strong competition from the likes of Fox's Deadpool, which is still performing very well after a couple of weeks on release. The movie's director, Alex Proyas, has not taken too kindly to this, and has posted a lengthy response to his Facebook page. Here are some excerpts.

Gods of Egypt Director Says Modern Film Critics Are ‘Less Than Worthless’ R-rated superhero movies may be the hottest “new” thing in town now that Deadpool is ruling the box office, but there have been plenty of mature comic book adaptations that have paved the way over the years. Among the best known examples is 1994 cult hit The Crow, based on the comics by James O’Barr, which is currently in the process of getting a long-delayed big screen reboot.

‘Gods of Egypt’ Struggles Thursday With $800,000 “Gods of Egypt” grossed $800,000 at the box office Thursday, looking at a $11 million to $15 million opening weekend for the fantasy film. “Eddie the Eagle,” an inspirational sports movie starring Taron Egerton and Hugh Jackman, only soared to $175,000 from 1,700 locations on Thursday. With a production budget of $140 million budget, the $800,000 start for “Gods of Egypt” is a weak one — the Lionsgate film is looking to bomb with a cumulative gross of $27 million, according to BoxOffice.com. Also Read: 'Gods of Egypt' Review Roundup: Critics Pan White

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