‘Highlander Reboot’: Henry Cavill Breaks Ground on the Immortal ‘Warrior’ Journey Ahead

Published 02/06/2024, 2:23 AM EST

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Henry Cavill, giving an action-packed thrill to Argylle, found the critical reception falling short of expectations. However, emerging from the world of James Bond-infused Argylle, the spotlight now shifts to the Highlander Reboot. Originating as a 1986 film featuring a Scottish swordsman confronting immortal adversaries, the details of this flick remain veiled in secrecy. The fantasy-action realm beckoned, and Cavill, sculpting himself for the serious odyssey, hinted at a journey that promised more thrills than a rollercoaster.

Despite keeping the plot details under wraps, Cavill whispered promises of an adrenaline-pumping revival. In a recent interview, the actor further tantalized fans with hints and insights into the upcoming reboot.

Henry Cavill chases cryptic clues

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Cavill, the Superman-in-the-flesh, spilled the beans on the upcoming Highlander Reboot while chatting with Josh Horowitz in the Happy Sad Confused podcast. He revealed how he was a fan of the franchise.“I was a Highlander fan. They were great fun movies,” he said. Citing his deep-rooted fandom for Highlander, both the classic movie and the TV series, he cherished the rich lore behind the saga. Furthermore, the actor teased the extraordinary development of the script for the reboot. He also promised fans an even deeper dive into the tragic warrior’s story, transcending the “cool swordsman” doing “cool things.

Intriguingly, Cavill kept tight-lipped about whether the Highlander would embrace aspects of the TV show. But his enthusiasm for its lore hinted at a thematic continuation. With the talented Chad Stahelski and Cavill’s action-hero prowess, the Highlander Reboot is shaping up to be a “big swing” that could either enchant audiences or spark controversy. More so, in the world of Cavill, that is just as good. As the film continues script development under the skilled hands of Stahelski, it is poised to be a thrilling addition to the Highlander legacy.

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Although Cavill remained tight-lipped about most aspects, Vaughn adopted a similar approach when questioned about the possibility of a Kingsman and Argylle crossover in the movie Argylle.

Silence speaks: Cavill and Vaughn keep mum on the crossover controversy

Matthew Vaughn, the mastermind behind the suave spy sagas Argylle and Kingsman, had fans buzzing with the prospect of these two dynamic franchises converging to birth an enthralling spy universe. While Argylle, with its unique twists, concluded on its own terms, a post-credit scene left audiences speculating about the potential crossover. Nonetheless, even though the films hail from different production houses.

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In a recent tête-à-tête with Uproxx, Vaughn neither confirmed nor refuted the whispers of a future crossover. The maestro filmmaker slyly shared, “We can pull off whatever cinematic caper we fancy”. With Cavill’s cryptic clue on the sequel, Vaughn, undeterred, had green-lit two sequels for Argylle. Furthermore, teasing the prospect of a majestic collision between the Kingsman and Argylle universes in the expansive galaxy of spy escapades he envisions.

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What else do you know of the reboot apart from the ones chased by Cavill? Let us know in the comments below.

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Riva Khan

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Riva Khan is an entertainment reporter at NetflixJunkie. Given her love for the language and writing, she has honed her narrative skills from a young age. She loves her latest tea in Hollywood and keeps an eye on the news.

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