Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment are moving forward with their remake/reboot of Highlander, and after months of speculation, Ryan Reynolds is confirmed to be playing the lead role. Reynolds will play
Conner MacLeod, a Highlander who discovers he is one of a dwindling
group of immortals who wander the earth and kill each other in combat
for the final “Prize” – immortality. The film is being directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo and is due in theaters in 2014.