Producer/writer David S. Goyer is hotter than a solar flash on the big screen these days. While the veteran comic-book (Justice Society of America) and sci-fi/horror-film scribe (Batman Begins, Dark City) is currently working on, among other projects, big-screen takes on The Flash and Ghost Rider, it'
On Saturday at 8 pm/ET, Hallmark Channel sends onetime Starship Trooper Casper Van Dien to contend with The Curse of King Tut's Tomb, as his maverick archeaologist races a ruthless rival (The Mummy's Jonathan Hyde) to find the boy king's untold riches. Sound a bit familiar? TVGuide.com spoke with Van Dien about his bid to prove he's Harrison Ford-tough, his famous lineage and the secrets to a successful royal romance.
TVGuide.com: So you're doing a
Tall, dark and handsome, with a self-deprecating charm and kick-ass martial-arts skills, Adrian Paul was well suited to play TV's The Highlander. The 1992-98 action series, based on the Sean Connery movies, featured Paul as a swashbuckling 400-year-old Scot who'd rather make love than war. Oh, and he even managed to look dashing in a kilt. Here, TV Guide Online catches up with our immortal beloved for a little reminiscing, and a glimpse into his life post-Highlander.
TV Guide Online: Congrats. Your character was named one of TV Guide's 25 Greatest Sci-Fi Legends.Adrian Paul: Duncan MacLeod. My goodness. He doesn't seem to want to go away. It's one of those things that's going to come back until I die, probably.
TVGO: Which is only appropriate for a show about Immortals.Paul: This show's going to last. It'll be like Star Trek.
TVGO: I hear tell there's another Highlander movie in the works.Paul: