Reynolds is the Highlander (Mania.com)

By:Robert T. Trate
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012
Source: Tracking Board

 

Ryan Reynolds has been cast as Connor MacLeod in the forthcoming reboot of the Highlander franchise.
 
According to The Tracking Board - who broke the story - Reynolds has been in negotiations for the last month to play the immortal, who was a sword-happy Scot in the original.
 
There’s no word yet as to whether Reynolds will be attempting a Celtic brogue in the reboot, director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later), has spoken about his vision for the flick, including whether or not he'll be using any of Queen's iconic soundtrack.
 
The Plot: The story of an immortal Scottish swordsman who faces off with other immortal warriors in order to obtain a coveted ability known as "The Prize."
 
No release date for the film has been set yet. 
Thanks to wish for the submission.

 



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