Looks like the wait is over Highlander also found to make one of the leading people. That’s right, Henry Cavill is reportedly in talks to star in the film with Chad Stahelski’s helmet, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The revival of the 1986 cult classic has been in progress since 2016, when Stahelski (best known for directing the first three John Wick title) originally signed to direct the film for Lionsgate. At the time, he said THR he “has been a huge fan of the original property since I saw it in high school.”
“Such fine themes of immortality, love, and birth are all wrapped up in many mythological colors,” the filmmaker explains what attracted him to the project. “I can’t think of a better property that provides the opportunity to create interesting characters, mythical themes and action sets.”
Now, it’s unclear what role Cavill will play in the reboot, but the original fantasy adventure was led by Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery and Clancy Brown as immortal warriors clashing with each other in search of strength. With only a small success by the time it was released, the film later created an entire franchise – including four live -action sequels, a 2007 animated film, three television series, and a universe of books. comics, video games, and more.
Earlier this year, Cavill starred as Sherlock Holmes opposite Millie Bobbie Brown in the Netflix hit Enola Holmes, as well as Zach Snyder’s much -hyped Superman Justice League cut to the director on HBO Max. Next, he is set to also release the role of Holmes in a just announced Next up is Enola Holmes, and recently expressed interest in one day played James Bond.