Is This Something? – Highlander Reboot

Is This Something? – Highlander Reboot

It is reasonable to assume that John Wick director’s Highlander reboot just vaulted out of development hell.

Henry Cavill is in.

Any ideas who should play the Kurgen?

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  • Moonglum Reply

    There is only one Kurgan. No one can best Clancy Brown. No one.

    May 22, 2021 at 3:39 pm
    • KC Reply

      He is a tough one to replace. Here’s a weird thought experiment. What if Henry Cavil were cast as The Kurgan? If the original script idea is followed he would actually be a good choice. He is an actor who can project personal pain well and he’s physically imposing too.

      May 27, 2021 at 9:16 pm
  • Wazdaka Reply

    Pierluigi Collina

    May 22, 2021 at 6:39 pm
  • Cloudbuster Reply

    It’s gotten so that my default reaction to new of any “reboot” is distaste and distrust. It is almost inevitably the work of woke mediocrities — midgets trying to elevate themselves on the shoulders of giants.

    May 22, 2021 at 10:03 pm
  • furor kek tonicus Reply

    oh come now.
    .
    it is, of course, inarguable that casting for the Kurgan will be very important.
    .
    but the critical casting question will be:
    where shall they find a Spaniard with a thick Scots brogue?

    May 22, 2021 at 11:32 pm
  • Terry Reply

    Well, clearly Natalie Portman. If she can be Thor, then she can be the Kurgan.

    May 23, 2021 at 10:29 am
    • The Dark Herald Reply

      It’s even money that Salma Hayek will be playing Rameriez.

      May 23, 2021 at 11:08 am
    • KC Reply

      Is Brie Larson unavailable?

      May 27, 2021 at 9:18 pm
  • Dane Reply

    Brie Larson will play the Kurgan and people will clap…

    Like Cavill but the endless regurgitating of ideas starts to grate, rather have been these last 15 years.

    May 23, 2021 at 12:06 pm
  • Bonesaw Reply

    I hope the Kurgan is finally played by someone capable of giving the character the kind of gravitas any reboot will deserve.
    A sassy, very overweight black woman with a lisp would be perfect.
    Rameriez should be a Latina lesbian who can drop kick a knight in full plate armour for a one hit fatality.

    But seriously – fuck remakes. Fuck them all. No modern studio is capable of producing anything worth watching unless you like to point and laugh.
    They should be remaking the worst financial and critical failures of the 50s – 70s, as at least then they can be true to their source material.

    May 23, 2021 at 12:07 pm
  • Trimegistus Reply

    We know Cavil will be in the movie. We don’t know that he’s playing the immortal Scotsman Macleod.

    Hypothesis: Cavil is the evil Kurgan. (HC makes a great villain.) He will battle against the PLUCKY IMMORTAL BIPOC GIRL HEROINE.

    If you’re cringing it’s because you know that’s what’s going to happen.

    May 23, 2021 at 12:09 pm
  • Freddo Reply

    On one hand I want to believe, on the other hand I expect with near certainty that the sword fight choreography is going to suck in hollywood ballet style. And another big disadvantage of reboots is of course that the basic plot is already known. So i will be as with anything produced by western media: wait for a review from a trusted source.

    May 23, 2021 at 6:24 pm
  • doug whiddon Reply

    For awhile, there was talk of Ryan Rynolds as Highlander. Glad that never happened. Highlander is probably my all time favorite movie (more about seeing it at a formative age and coming back to it over and over) and I never want to see a reboot. The series, maybe. but never another just “Highlander” movie. That being said, Henry Cavill should play the Kurgan.

    May 23, 2021 at 8:31 pm
  • WiseSol Reply

    “There can be only one”? How supremacist!

    May 23, 2021 at 8:45 pm
  • Ty Ping Reply

    Can we get Adrian Paul to play Ramirez?

    May 24, 2021 at 8:17 am
  • joe90 Reply

    Henry Cavill will be the Kurgen, some woman will be the highlander. Its a love story with kick arse chick.

    May 24, 2021 at 3:47 pm
  • joe90 Reply

    Oh and she will have to kill him at the end and walk away into the sunset being brave. Before the internet, this was called Mills & Boon.

    May 24, 2021 at 3:53 pm
  • Dane Reply

    It just hit me, Cavill will play the Kurgan and the bestest Wah-man EVAR!! will beat him.

    May 24, 2021 at 5:07 pm
  • John E. Boyle Reply

    Dear Lord, you guys are depressing.

    May 24, 2021 at 5:51 pm
  • The Dark Herald Reply

    I could tolerate Jason Momoa as the Kurgan.

    May 25, 2021 at 12:45 am
  • furor kek tonicus Reply

    what about the bad guy from Knights of Cydonia?

    May 25, 2021 at 2:21 am
  • artensoll Reply

    The Kurgen should play The Kurgen.

    May 26, 2021 at 12:23 pm
  • KC Reply

    Lots of jokes (I think?) from people saying Cavil should be cast as The Kurgan but I actually think this is a great idea. I just hope they cast an actual Scotsman as Connor and an actual Spaniard as Ramirez. Those accents in the original were so ludicrously distracting (even though it is one of my all time favorite movies.)

    May 27, 2021 at 9:24 pm

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