Movie News

Ryan Reynolds to experience the Quickening in Highlander remake!?

Ryan Reynolds to experience the Quickening in Highlander remake!?
Clint

Ryan Reynolds seemingly has a ‘head’ up on the competition when it comes to Lionsgate and Summit’s reboot of the “Highlander” franchise.

The “Wolverine” and “Green Lantern” star is being courted to star in the long-gestating remake of the 1986 film. He’d play the role made famous by Christopher Lambert.

Variety, who broke the news of Reynolds interest in experiencing ‘the Quickening’, aren’t sure that an offer has been made to the actor but has been informed that talks are ongoing between the studio and Reynolds’ peeps. The fact that Reynolds hasn’t automatically dismissed the opportunity to front the film suggests he’s not only a fan of the series but thinks it could be his next big ticket franchise – the one “Green Lantern” failed to be.

Though Reynolds has “R.I.P.D” due out later this year, he hasn’t actually signed on for another project since his last release, the Denzel Washington two-hander “Safe House”, which was a nicely-sized hit.

Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (”28 Weeks Later”) will direct “Highlander”, with Justin Lin – who was originally set to direct but ultimately opting out to do [yet] another “Fast & Furious” sequel – executive producing.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 2 times, 2 visits today)
Movie News
Clint

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole. Loves David Lynch, David Fincher... actually, any filmmaker by the name of David.

More in Movie News

starwars-chewie-wi_3428196k

Star Wars : Del Toro talks Ep VIII, Force Friday underway!

ClintSep 4, 2015
PEAKS

More names onboard as Twin Peaks shoot inches closer

ClintSep 4, 2015
pec

Teaser: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

AshSep 4, 2015
mahershala-ali

Luke Cage finds foe in Mahershala Ali

AshSep 4, 2015
narco

Netflix renews Narcos for season 2

AshSep 3, 2015
509950619TW010_GERARD_BUTLE

The Headhunter’s Calling nabs Gerard Butler to star

AshSep 3, 2015
selena gomez

Selena Gomez joins Neighbours 2

AshSep 3, 2015
arrow diggle

Another Arrow poster previews Diggle’s new costume

AshSep 3, 2015
Jason Momoa arrives at the world premiere of "Divergent" at the Westwood Regency Village Theater on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Jason Momoa takes on action-thriller Braven

AshSep 3, 2015