Highfire Amazon TV Series: What We Know

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There’s a Highfire TV adaptation happening at Amazon for the comedic Eoin Colfer book. For all the details, here’s what we know about the Highfire film adaptation.

What’s it about? What’s the plot?

Highfire is a comedic, adult fantasy-slash-thriller novel with the following plot:

Back in the day, dragons used to rule the Earth and Lord Highfire ruled the dragons from his eyrie. However, a lot has changed a lot since then. Now all Lord Highfire rules is his shack in Louisiana’s Honey Island Swamp. Highfire is now known as ‘Vern’ and, by day, he hides out among the alligators, watches cable-TV and drinks obscene amounts of vodka to pass the time. {Flashdance} is one of his favorite movies. It isn’t much of a life but he’s alive to live it, and Vern is prepared do whatever it takes, even if its violent, to preserve his own hide. When Vern’s world collides with a human teen named Squib, who becomes mixed up in some trouble while running booze for the local mob, their mutual struggle for survival becomes entangled in the most unlikely of friendships.

Highfire was published in January 2020.

What format will it be? Will the Highfire adaptation be a Movie or a Series?

It’s planned as a live-action episodic series. The show is meant to be a gritty crime-thriller with elements of magical realism.

Who’s behind it?

Amazon is developing the TV series with Nic Cage (and others) executive producing.

What’s the status of the Highfire adaptation?

The adaptation is currently early in its development.

Who’s in the cast?

Nicholas Cage is set to star in the Highfire series, voicing a vodka-loving dragon named Wyvern, Lord Highfire of the Highfire Eyrie.

No further casting details have been released yet.

When will it be released?

Currently unknown.

Is there a trailer or teaser available?

Not yet! Stay tuned.

Highfire Amazon TV Series Development Timeline

January 28, 2020 Highfire (novel) is released.

August 28, 2020 Nicolas Cage To Voice Title Character & EP Fantasy Thriller Series ‘Highfire’ Based On Book In Works At Amazon

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