Highlander to get Fast and Furious with Justin Lin!

Fast & Furious director Justin Lin and producer Neal H Moritz have been hired for the reimagining of Highlander.

The new film version will develop the core mythology of immortals battling on Earth and is being eyed by Summit as a potential franchise:

“We are privileged to have this amazing opportunity to reinvent one of the great franchises,” Summit Entertainment co-chairman Patrick Wachsberger said. “Neal and Justin have proven more than once that they can deliver an entertaining and exciting blockbuster.”

Iron Man screenwriters Art Marcum and Matt Holloway are writing the script and longtime Highlander series producer Peter Davis will return to produce.