There Can Be Only One: Tom Cruise Eyed for ‘Highlander’ Reboot


Summit Entertainment is courting Tom Cruise to play the Sean Connery mentor role in its Highlander reboot. Former visual effects supervisor Cedric Nicolas-Troyan is directing the big-budget film. The original film also starred Christopher Lambert as Connor MacLeod, an immortal Scottish swordsman who, after centuries of dueling to survive against others like him, is forced to confront one final foe.

movie posterRelease Date: TBA
Studio: Summit Entertainment
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Director: Cedric Nicolas-Troyan
Screenwriter: Art Marcum, Matt Holloway
Cast: Unknown
Running Time: Unknown
MPAA Rating: Not yet rated

Plot Summary

In “Highlander,” after centuries of dueling to survive against others like him, Connor MacLeod, an immortal Scottish swordsman must confront the last of his kind, a murderously brutal barbarian, who lusts for “The Prize.” Neal H. Moritz is producing with Original Film and series producer Peter Davis. Justin Lin will serve as the executive producer.

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