Everything We Know About the ‘Highlander’ Reboot Movie

Everything We Know About the 'Highlander' Reboot Movie

A lot of older fans will remember Highlander very fondly. The 1986 fantasy movie starring Christopher Lambert as the titular Highlander, Connor MacLeod, became a massive hit and is still considered to be a proper cult classic almost 40 years after its premiere. The movie spawned a whole franchise, and while none of the subsequent works managed to become as important and as beloved as the original movie, there is an upcoming reboot movie that might revive the franchise once again.

In this report, we are going to bring you all that we know about the upcoming Highlander reboot movie in one place. You are going to find out all that we know about the movie’s release date, runtime, plot, trailer, and cast ahead of the upcoming premiere. This will be your go-to guide for all the info in one place, as the article is going to be updated regularly as more information is released.

Highlander reboot release date

The film was initially announced in 2015, but it has undergone so many changes since that announcement that we can hardly consider it the same project; the current project was officially confirmed in 2021, with Lionsgate confirming in 2023 that the project was still active. Filming was supposed to start in January 2024, but it is instead scheduled for a January 2025 start, with Chad Stahelski confirming that filming would be taking place in Scotland. Seeing how the movie hasn’t even started filming, we can confirm that Lionsgate has not provided a release date as of the time of writing. We will update the article as soon as a release window or a release date is announced.

How long is the Highlander reboot movie?

The runtime of a movie is always an important piece of information for fans, which is why everyone is eager to know how long a movie is going to be before they actually go and see it. As far as the Highlander reboot is concerned, we have to say that its official runtime has not been revealed as of the time of writing, so we cannot confirm anything at this moment, but we will update the article as soon as the runtime is revealed.

Highlander reboot trailer

As we have said above, the Highlander reboot hasn’t even entered the pre-production phase and doesn’t even have an official release window yet, which means that it is still way too early for a trailer, even a teaser. Until filming begins, we won’t have access to any material from the upcoming movie, so there is no trailer or teaser for the Highlander reboot at this moment. We will update the article as soon as a teaser or a trailer is announced.

Highlander reboot plot

The precise premise of the upcoming Highlander reboot movie is not known, and since the movie is still in the early developmental stages, we don’t have an official summary either. We know, based on what Stahelski told us, that he will try to balance out the sword fighting and action sequences and that he wishes to introduce a new style to the movie, but aside from these brief remarks, we don’t actually know what is planned for the movie as a whole. We will, of course, update this article as soon as more information about the plot of the movie is released, so expect to find out some details in the upcoming months when more information is made available.

Highlander reboot cast

As we have said, it is way too early to have any official casting updates, save for Henry Cavill, as the movie hasn’t even entered pre-production yet. Still, based on some comments and interviews, we can confirm at least two roles and we can also assume some who are going to return. Here is what we know:

  • Confirmed cast members: Henry Cavill as Connor MacLeod / Russell Nash / the Highlander
  • Potential or rumored cast members: Christopher Lambert (in a cameo role), Dave Bautista as The Kurgan

Where to watch the Highlander reboot movie?

The movie will initially be exclusively released in theaters, and since Lionsgate is distributing it, we don’t know which streaming service will eventually pick it up for a home release at a later date.


As we have said, this article is going to be regularly updated as new information comes to light. This article was last updated on July 1, 2024, with all the accurate information as of that date.

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