Published On: Wed, Jun 27th, 2012

Ryan Reynolds officially cast in Highlander reboot

Tracking Board reports that Ryan Reynolds has officially been cast in the lead role for the “Highlander” remake. Lionsgate has officially cast the “Green Lantern” star as the title character.

Reynolds will play Connor MacLeod, a Highlander, a member of the dminishing group of immortals who kill each other in sword battles for the ultimate “Prize” of immortality.

Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (“28 Weeks Later”) will direct and is currently in negotiations to rewrite the script. Producers include Neal Moritz and Peter Davis.

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