“Iron Man” co-writers Art Marcum and Matt Holloway have been hired to pen a remake of the 1986 sci-fi cult hit “Highlander” for Summit Entertainment reports the trades.
Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery and Clancy Brown starred in the original Russell Mulcahy-directed story of immortal beings battling among humans, hunting down one another and collecting more power.
Lambert played Scottish swordsman Connor MacLeod, Connery an Egyptian and Clancy a barbarian known as the Kurgan. The movie spawned four sequels and three television series.
Production is aiming to begin later this year.