Fans Eagerly Awaiting Henry Cavill’s Highlander Reboot Will Have to Wait Some More – New Update Spells Bad News for Superman Star
Fans of the classic 1986 film Highlander are eagerly awaiting the upcoming reboot, starring Henry Cavill himself. To be helmed by Chad Stahelski, this reboot is one of the most anticipated releases for the fans. Amidst this, the chairman of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group brings news that might be a bad one for some.
The Highlander Reboot is Coming, But Not So Soon
Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Chair Joe Drake reveals on their investor call that the film starring Henry Cavill is aiming for a 2026 release date. There’s no official information on when the film’s production will start. Maybe it could start after Stahelski is done with his adaptation of Ghost of Tsushima.
Decreased Excitement Among Fans?
Lionsgate’s CEO Jon Feltheimer called Highlander one of the studio’s “fiscal ’26 tentpoles.” But pushing the release for 2026 may result in decreased excitement from fans in the fast-paced small-screen projects nowadays.
Sooner the Better
Director Stahelski already stated that the filming could start next year. So, taking two years to make it ready for release may kill the hype among the fans.
Honoring the Beloved Mythology
Director Chad Stahelski revealed that with the reboot, his goal is to honor all corners of the beloved mythology. He just does not want to recreate what happened in the original movie.
Exploring Creative Control
From its opening moments recapping Eilish’s initial viral success as the 13-year-old singer of “Ocean Eyes,” The World’s A Little Blurry emphasizes the amount of creative control she has over her music and image.
Talented Young Women Falling Prey
The World’s A Little Blurry comes from its subjects knowing full well how easy it is for talented young women to fall prey to defining narratives they never have a hand in writing.
Growth in Vision
While the documentary does show growth in the scale of her aims — for example, moving from shooting a concept of a music video in her backyard to fully directing it on a soundstage — it remains constant in centering Eilish as the creative center of her own world.
The Pressure on Mental Health
The World’s A Little Blurry is also careful to show the pressure it presents on Eilish’s mental health and well-being. She is incredibly hard on herself as an artist, both physically and mentally.
Relatability Amidst Stardom
In these moments, Eilish’s glamour fades away to reveal a young girl whose teenage insecurities are the same as any others, only hers occur against the backdrop of constant scrutiny.
Triumph in Everyday Moments
It feels intentional that Eilish’s most triumphant moments are also the most relatable for the non-superstars watching this film. She passes her driver’s test and beams with pride, gets her dream car, and
1. When is the Highlander reboot set to be released?
The Highlander reboot starring Henry Cavill is aiming for a 2026 release date.
2. Who will be directing the Highlander reboot?
The Highlander reboot will be helmed by director Chad Stahelski.
3. What is the documentary “The World’s A Little Blurry” about?
The “World’s A Little Blurry” is a documentary exploring the rise of musician Billie Eilish.
4. How does “The World’s A Little Blurry” emphasize creative control?
The documentary emphasizes Billie Eilish’s creative control over her music and image.
5. What does the documentary highlight about the pressure on Eilish’s mental health?
The documentary shows the pressure that Billie Eilish faces on her mental health as an artist.