Adrian Paul Hewett (born May 29, 1959), better known as Adrian Paul, is an actor best known for his role on the television series Highlander: The Series as Duncan MacLeod. He was born in London, England in 1959, the first of three brothers to an Italian mother and a British father. Paul first became a model, then a dancer and choreographer. In 1985, he left Europe for the United States to pursue a dance and modeling career. In 1998, he founded The Peace Fund charitable organization.
Adrian Paul has also trained in various martial arts; Kung Fu forms of Hung Gar and Choy Lee Fut, Tae Kwon Do, Kickboxing and Kendo using the Japanese katana.
He was cast in the role that would bring him to the most prominence to date, that of Duncan MacLeod in the syndicated television series Highlander: The Series, in 1992. Paul also starred in the spin-off movie, Highlander: Endgame, and has completed filming on the 5th Highlander film: Highlander: The Source which has a planned...
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Highlander: The Source is the fifth installment of the Highlander film series, with Adrian Paul returning as Duncan MacLeod from the television series and the fourth film, Highlander: Endgame. Highlander: The Source will be the first Highlander film in the franchise to not be released in American theatres; instead it will be shown on the Sci-Fi channel on September 15, 2007.Immortals quest to locate the Holy Grail of their world, hoping to unlocking the secrets of immortality within "The Source" while a near-future world is on the verge of collapse.In July 2005, Lions Gate acquired the rights to film what was then-called Highlander: The Journey Continues with director Brett Leonard at the helm and actor Adrian Paul in the lead role as Duncan MacLeod. Lions Gate planned to release the film by 2006. The following August, the film's title was changed back to Highlander: The Source (which it had been at Dimension Films under a number of different screenwriters including Joel Soisson and...
Nemesis Game is a film directed and written by Jesse Warn. This New Zealand movie, called Paper, Scissors, Stone in Canada, is a mystery- thriller involving complex riddles. The main character of the movie is Sara Novak (played by Carly Pope), a college student along with Vern, a counter culture comic book store owner (played by Adrian Paul) spends her time solving perplexing and complicated mind games and riddles. The movie takes a twist when the riddles lead to deaths, leaving Sara to fear whether she is someone else's game.
Tagline : "The only thing more terrifying then playing it...is winning."
2003 - New Zealand Film Awards.
Makeup - Barbara Barkey.
Design - Peter Cosco.
Editing - Bruce Lange.
Cinematography - Aaron Morton.Nominations :
Best Contribution to a Soundtrack - Frank Ilfman.
Best Costume Design - Shelley Mansell.
Best Director - Jesse Warn.
Best Screenplay - Jesse Warn.
The Breed was a 2001 horror film with an estimated budget of 4 million dollars. The film was rated R for strong violence and gore as well as some nudity and sexuality.
The film features a dystopic future in which vampires are a marginalized race living in formerly Jewish ghettos, often shot in actual abandoned Jewish ghettos. Another major influence in the look of the film is Terry Gilliam's Brazil.
A police officer (Bokeem Woodbine) in an unspecific future investigates a series of strange murders. His superiors introduce him to another officer (Adrian Paul) who will be helping him. They have learned a separate species of vampires do indeed exist and plan on integrating themselves with the rest of humanity. One of them is responsible for the murders and they want to help catch the perpetrator. Aiding them is a female vampire named Lucy Westenra (played by Bai Ling).
Highlander: Endgame is a fantasy film originally released on September 1, 2000. It is the fourth installment in the Highlander film series. This film was an effort to merge characters from Highlander (1986) and characters and situations from the Highlander television series, with the movie focusing on the TV show's main star Duncan MacLeod, played by Adrian Paul. It follows the series and, to a lesser degree, the first film.The story begins with a flashback to 16th Century Scotland, where we are introduced to Jacob Kell (Bruce Payne), once a friend of Connor MacLeod's (Christopher Lambert). While attempting to execute Connor's mother for witchcraft in the village of Glenfinnan, both Kell and his adopted father, a priest named Father Rainey, are seemingly killed by a vengeful MacLeod. Glenfinnan is set ablaze, as Connor escapes with the corpse of his murdered mother. Jacob Kell is, however, reborn as an Immortal, and has since vowed vengeance against Connor for his foster-father's...
Adrian Paul was born