Madman Entertainment has acquired rights for Australia, New Zealand and South Africa to Imagi International Holdings' Highlander: The Search For Vengeance.

The first animated feature in the 20-year-old Highlander franchise, the film is directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri.

Starz Media has US and UK rights while Tohokushinsha pre-bought Japanese rights. Hong Kong and LA-based Imagi also produced recent hit TMNT.