‘Highlander’ director Chad Stahelski says the reboot of the story movie starring Henry Cavill will in actual fact feel care for a prequel to the original movie.
The 1986 fundamental, starring Christopher Lambert as immortal swordsman Connor MacLeod, rapid became a fan favorite franchise and stretched in some unspecified time in the future of five films, two TV sequence – and an anime movie.
It be now set for a reboot with ‘Superman’ actor Henry Cavil set to superstar as the Scottish warrior, who battles other immortals to be ‘the one’ survivor with the superpower to dwell without extinguish.
‘John Wick’ director Chad, who used to be enlisted to take hang of over the project in 2016, hinted his design would be to delivery a series of flicks and now now not appropriate the one.
Talking on the ‘Blissful Unhappy Confused’ podcast, the filmmaker acknowledged: “I believe we now have some very actual ingredients now. The trick is ought to you might perhaps well well well seemingly also have the tagline ‘There can best be one,’ you are going to be in an arena to’t appropriate abolish everyone the first time.
“I’ll bid it for you first, our story engages reasonably a number of the the same characters and stuff care for that, nonetheless we’ve also introduced in ingredients of the total TV presentations, and we’re attempting to attain rather of a prequel… so we now have room to grow the property.
“’Highlander’, I will uncover you correct now… if we got our s*** together and we pull off the feature, we now have suggestions for days about how to form the coolest characters and to form that an anecdote TV prove,
“I appropriate think that’s a rich, rich, rich, rich mythology. Whilst you are going to be in an arena to pick any duration in time, any nationality, any culture, any variety of person and form them an immortal, then have to duel and address the burden of immortality, that’s f****** chilly to me.”
Henry previously expressed his pleasure about taking on the Connor MacLeod feature following his bustle of immoral ideal fortune on earlier projects including a cancelled return as Superman.
He acknowledged: “Deep diving into franchise storytelling with the total tools at our disposal, is going to form this an adventure I (and confidently all of you) shall by no technique neglect.
“And as you are going to be in an arena to opinion from the swipe, I’ve now now not too prolonged ago been dipping into some of my Scottish heritage, and inadvertently getting my baseline compare underway!”