Ryan Reynolds Up For “Highlander”

Ryan Reynolds has emerged as front-runner to star in Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s reboot of the “Highlander” franchise at Lionsgate-Summit reports Variety.

Both sides are reportedly in talks and keen on working together, though Reynolds is weighing other offers.

The original series followed an immortal swordsman who battled other immortal warriors through the centuries.

Matt Holloway and Art Marcum penned the script while Neal Moritz and Peter Davis are producing.