Friday, July 05, 2024

“Highlander” - ‘There Can Be Only One’

The new live-action remake of the 1986 fantasy feature “Highlander”, to be directed by Chad Stahelski (“John Wick”), will star Henry Cavill (“The Witcher”), starting January 2025 in Scotland:

“…created by screenwriter Gregory Widen, the series began with ‘Highlander’, a 1986 fantasy feature starring actor Christopher Lambert as ‘Connor MacLeod’, the Highlander. 

“There have been four theatrical ‘Highlander’ films, one made-for-TV film, two live-action television series, an animated television series, an anime film, a flash animation series, original novels, Dynamite Entertainment comic books and various licensed merchandise. 

“‘Connor MacLeod’, was born in Glenfinnan in the ‘Scottish Highlands’ in the 16th century, MacLeod is one of a number of ‘immortals’ empowered by an energy called the ‘Quickening’.

“Other immortal protagonists from the MacLeod and other clans were introduced over time…

“…including ‘Juan Sánchez-Villalobos Ramírez’ (Sean Connery),, an Egyptian immortal, ‘Duncan MacLeod’, ‘Quentin MacLeod’, ‘Colin MacLeod’ and ‘Julie MacLeod’, each of whom exists in their own timelines…”

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