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AN IMMORTAL IS ABOUT TO RETURN

The UK DVD for HIGHLANDER: 'The Source' is released today. If you are in the UK, keep a look out for TV advertising on C4, Sky 3, Sky Sports News, E4, DAVE, FX, SCI-FI and ITV 4.


Celebrate the launch of the UK DVD and WIN AN OFFICIAL HIGHLANDER SWORD

Decapitate your friends, boss or love rivals in our game 'Highlander Heads Off". Select the perfect angle and speed and then let rip. You can then send them a replay of their bloody demise and plan who your next victim will be.

The farthest slicing wins an official Highlander sword to celebrate the release of Highlander The Source on DVD on the 7th Jan 2008.

CLICK HERE for more informaton and to 'start slaying' now!


HIGHLANDER The Source, 'The Original Score'

Available at iTunes shortly.

CLICK HERE for more information on the CD and to hear some samples of the music.


GREETINGS FROM VANCOUVER

Click on the link above for the first few images from HLWW8 in Vancouver. There will be many more to come over the next few weeks designed to bring back memories for those who were there and to make those who couldn't attend feel as if they did!

Please note all images are © HLWW


NEW ALBUM RELEASE FOR MARCUS TESTORY

We are delighted to announce that Marcus Testory, (who played one of the 4 Horsemen -Caspian) will be releasing his band’s new album on Oct 26th. Those fortunate enough to hear Chamber live or on one of their brilliant CDs will not be disappointed.

CLICK HERE to hear samples and read more information.


EIDOS REVEAL DETAILS OF HIGHLANDER PC GAME

Eidos finally revealed details about their Highlander project at GC 2007. The game will be a 3rd person action title developed by the French studio Widescreen Games for the PC, PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360.Highlander will cover 2,000 years of history allowing players to explore Pompeii before the catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius, feudal Japan, medieval Scotland and a futuristic New York City. As Owen Macleod of the clan Macleod you’ll walk the earth through the centuries to face other immortals from all over the globe in combat.

The first year of Highlander stories races towards a dark and startling conclusion....

The most unexpected Highlander story begins here! Writer Brandon Jerwa is counting down to issue 12 as the first year of Highlander stories races towards a dark and startling conclusion!

Starring Duncan MacLeod and picking up from the shocking events of Highlander: Endgame (the film which reveals the ultimate fate of Connor MacLeod), issue #10 reveals that Connor may be gone but is certainly not forgotten - all as Duncan undertakes a deadly mission that involves a doomsday cult and the Watcher’s!


Peter Davis confirms to HLWW 'Highlander: The Source' to show on Sci Fi channel.

Peter Davis has confirmed to HLWW that the first official showing of ‘Highlander: The Source’ will be on the Sci Fi channel in one of their Original Movie slots.

When?  There will be two showings. The first will be at 9pm on 15th Sept and the second showing will be at 1am on the 16th Sept.

CLICK HERE for the Sci-Fi schedule page.


FINAL GUESTS FOR HLWW8 ANNOUNCED

There are still some tickets left for the event, but they will be given on a first come - first served basis. If you have any questions please contact us through the e-mail addresses on the main site. Please note: If you have any disability that you think may affect your decision to attend the event or your enjoyment of the weekend itself, please contact us at the earliest opportunity and we will be more than happy to see if there is any way to accommodate your needs within reasonable expectations.

HLWW would also like to take this opportunity to thank those actively supporting the event including:

Impact Magazine (www.impactmoviemagazine.co.uk)

Verbatim Magazine (www.theregoestheday.com)

Embers Celtic Spirit (www.embers-crafts.com) and, of course, Davis-Panzer.


UK COMPETITION RESULTS

The winners of our 'Vengeance in the UK' competition are:

Michael Bell John Walker
Stuart Kerrigan Kay Tiney
Angela Robinson Tammy Richards
Maggie Lambert Elizabeth Perry

The correct answers were  Burt MacLeod, Baywatch and Jim Byrnes.

Congratulations to everyone who entered and we'll try to make sure you get your DVDs within a few days. The signed extra sleeve will follow asap. We'll be contacting you to get your addresses shortly. Thanks again to everyone at Manga for helping us organise this competition.


06 June 2007

ROAD TO REVENGE

Writer David Abramowitz on bringing the stunning 'Highlander: The Search for Vengeance' to the world of anime.


21 May 2007

NEW MOVIE ROLE FOR ADRIAN

Adrian has just announced a new movie role in a British thriller. He will play nominated party leader and  favorite to become the next British Prime Minister, Christian Mason.

CLICK HERE to transfer to his own web site for the latest information.


May 16th 2007

Witness the Fate of Duncan MacLeod and the Immortals in Highlander #10

Highlander #10 takes the Game into the not too distant future where Immortals are disappearing, a rogue watcher is on the loose, and Duncan is about to undertake the ultimate gambit to solve a mystery in the Game!

CLICK HERE for more info


30 April 2007

PICTURES OF ADRIAN PAUL AT SCIFI GRANDSLAM XV SUMMIT CONVENTION IN BURBANK.

The first of three pages is now ready for viewing of Adrian at the SciFi Convention in Burbank.

Click Here to go there now.


30th April 2007

adrianpaul.net FANZONE COMPETITION WINNER ANNOUNCED

The Fanzone area of adrianpaul.net has a new logo why CLICK HERE and pop over and pay a visit.


28th April 2007

TRIBUTE BOOK UPDATE

Thank you to the many hundreds of people who took the time to enter memories of Bill in our online Tribute Book.  These are in the process of being turned into hard copy and will include mementos from the public Memorial service held in Los Angeles on 15th April.  A number of copies will be printed and bound and presented to Priscilla Panzer, Peter Davis, Adrian Paul and David Abramowitz.

Carmel Macpherson


1st April 2007WW TRIBUTE BOOK - WE NEED YOUR HELP

Thank you for all your tributes.

In order to make the final hard copy of the book even more special for this wife, Pricilla, we have decided to include a few well chosen images of Bill and in particular with his fans.

If you have any images that you think might be suitable we'd love to hear from you webmaster@highlanderworldwide.com and especially if you have left a message in the tribute book.

Kind regards to all Carmel Macpherson.


1st April 2007

JIM BYRNES RECEIVES JUNO AWARD - HOUSE OF REFUGE -"Blues Album of the Year"

The album, House of Refuge, is quoted as being "perhaps the most inspired and soulful album of his already accomplished and storied career."

CLICK HERE for details of the Juno awards

CLICK HERE to visit Black Hen Music.


Wednesday, March 21st 2007

A TRIBUTE TO BILL PANZER from HLWW

HLWW has prepared a tribute book for Bill Panzer, the contents of which will be pulled together, printed and bound to be given to Priscilla Panzer. I suspect that she has no real idea of how well known Bill was around the world, so please find a few quiet moments during your busy day to add your thoughts and messages.

Carmel Macpherson

The tribute book has now closed.


Monday, March 19th 2007

BILL PANZER’S LAST STAND

Bill Panzer, Producer of The Highlander films and Highlander: The Series, passed away today, 18th March 2007. It is a sad day and a shock to his loved ones, friends and colleagues. Our prayers and thoughts go out to them and especially to his wife Priscilla. Many of us will miss his dry sense of humor as well as his passion for the world of Highlander - a passion that entertained millions across the globe.


Star Phoenix - Sunday, March 18, 2007

JIM BYRNES NOMINATED FOR A JUNO AWARD

Fantastic news. Jim has been nominated for another Juno Award. This time for "Blues Album of the Year" for his album House of Refuge .

"With the gospel-tinged album House of Refuge, produced by JUNO Award winner Steve Dawson, he has come up with perhaps the most inspired and soulful album of his already accomplished and storied career."

CLICK HERE for the Juno homepage.

CLICK HERE for the article.


Vancouver Sun - Friday, March 09, 2007

FORTHCOMING APPEARANCE BY JIM BYRNES

The Coastal Jazz & Blues Society has announced its concert lineup for the TD Canada Trust Vancouver International Jazz Festival's dates at the Orpheum and the Centre for Performing Arts.

The full festival lineup will be announced on April 25 - but already announced is that 30th June will see Gospel legends the Blind Boys of Alabama, on a bill with Vancouver's Jim Byrnes.


HIGHLANDER #5

Writer Brandon Jerwa is joined by Kevin (ARMY OF DARKNESS) Sharpe for a special New Year's Eve tale of immortal love... and loss!

Also featuring the first DYNAMITE COMICS appearance of Duncan MacLeod!


HIGHLANDER #8

Scheduled for release in May - Things heat up as the Dark Quickening has consumed Connor MacLeod's very being and the Immortal wages war with his very kin - Duncan MacLeod! Will the one cousin be able to prevent the other from taking his very head! Plus: More "flashbacks" to Connor and Duncan in the Old West!


adrianpaul.net ANNOUNCES LOGO COMPETITION

adrianpaul.net has just announced a great competition calling on fan creative minds to go to work and submit a design for a logo for their Fanzone. The design will appear on all material produced for this part of the APnet site.


23rd February 2007

BEHIND THE SCENES ON 'THE SOURCE'

Adrian has just posted a further fascinating Behind the Scenes look at the making of 'The Source' - this one is all about the costumes and the weapon choices....

CLICK HERE to read it now.


JIM TO PERFORM IN ADELAIDE

For those of us DownUnder, I am delighted to announce that Jim has just informed me that he will be in Adelaide March 19th to 24th for the World Police and Fire Games. As soon as I get his performance times and locations I will let everyone know.

Jim said"Vancouver is hosting the next games in 2009 and they will be receiving the flag etc. at the closing ceremonies and they have asked me along to sing a few songs..."


HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO 'REVELATIONS 6:8'

February is the 10th anniversary of the airing of Highlander's 100th episode: Revelations 6:8. A decade on it still stands firmly as one of Highlander's stand out episodes and what made this episode that much more special was that it was directed by the star of Highlander, Adrian Paul.

Revelations 6:8 was filmed in the beautiful surrounds of Bordeaux in France and for further insights into the particular challenges entailed in bringing this episode to the screen

CLICK HERE to read about Adrian's own unique recollections.


12th February 2007

VISIT TO THE HUNGARIAN SHAOLIN TEMPLE

CLICK HERE for a few images and an article on Adrian's recent visit to the Hungarian Shaolin Temple, the largest Shaolin compound in Europe.


7th February 2007

ADRIANPAUL.NET GOES LIVE

After months of planning and hard work from everyone behind the scenes, Adrian is happy to confirm that as of February 7th 2007, the new-look www.adrianpaul.net will be going live.

why not CLICK HERE and take a look.


3rd February 2007

PETER WINGFIELDS MOVIE "THE LAST SIN EATER" ABOUT TO HIT THE THEATRES.

A little girl's quest for redemption uncovers a dark secret... and the truth shall set her free.

The official site for the film is by Fox Faith at the address below. They have kept photos of Peter to a minimum on the site as they are trying to keep a bit of mystery about the film and his character.

There are however some video clips that include Peter in them. If you click on Church Resources, you'll see several Quick Time files
there. Peter is in 'Funeral', 'No Reprieve' and 'Sin Eater'.

It is scheduled for a Feb 9th release.


26th January 2007

CLANSMAN AGAINST CLANSMAN AS THE HIGHLANDER FACES A "DARK QUICKENING"!

Dramatic New Story Begins in Issue #6 of Dynamite’s Highlander Series

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT released images and information today showcasing HIGHLANDER #6 and the beginning of The Dark Quickening, the next dramatic story arc featuring the Immortals. Scheduled for release in March, Highlander #6 is written by Brandon Jerwa, features the debut of interior artist Fabio Laguna and covers by Dave Dorman, Pat Lee, Michael Avon Oeming and David Michael Beck! Also, as a special treat for all the Immortal fans, Dynamite is releasing a special sneak peek at the covers for issue #7 PLUS a recap of the Highlander story so far!

CLICK HERE for the full article. CLICK HERE for Dynamite Comics home page.


15th January 2007

Jim Byrnes Hosts Maple Blues Awards and Wins Two

Jim Hosted the 10th Annual Maple Blues Awards today. Not only was he the host but he was also Nominated for four Awards a great achievement in itself.

Jim took home the Award for Male Vocalist of the Year and Recording of the Year for his album "House of Refuge".

   
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