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There can be only ... two: Ryan Reynolds confirmed for 'Highlander' remake

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highlander_l.jpgRyan Reynolds has been officially cast in the lead role for a remake of Highlander, according to The Tracking Board, a Hollywood insider news website. Reynolds will play Conner MacLeod, who as any good '80s fan knows is part of a group of "immortals" who are forced to fight each other -- with only a beheading serving as the killing blow.

Christopher Lambert played the role originally in the 1986 film opposite Sean Connery. A slew of sequels and TV series followed. 

According to Tracking Board, the remake "is set to be helmed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, who is also in negotiations to rewrite the script. Neal Moritz and Peter Davis will produce the film."

There's no news on when production might start or when the film might reach theaters. "Patience, Highlander..."

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 3:59pm]

    

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