When the first Highlander film appeared in the mid-80s it was greeted with enthusiastic though tempered praise. Critics saw it as exciting if pulpy but audiences embraced it as a grungy, violent science fiction romp. As with most good things (that make money), a sequel was conjured up.
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The film is almost half an hour longer than 'The Force Awakens'.
The actress will no doubt be returning for the long-running FX series.
The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.