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Ryan Reynolds drops out of Highlander

Ryan Reynolds drops out of Highlander

Jun 18 2013, 1:18pm CDT | by

Ryan Reynolds has dropped out of the upcoming 'Highlander' re-make. The actor was set to play immortal Scottish warrior Connor McLeod in the new version of the 1986 action film, but has walked away...

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Ryan Reynolds drops out of Highlander

Jun 18 2013, 1:18pm CDT | by

Ryan Reynolds has dropped out of the upcoming 'Highlander' re-make.

The actor was set to play immortal Scottish warrior Connor McLeod in the new version of the 1986 action film, but has walked away from the project just months after '28 Weeks Later' director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo also quit.

Backers Summit Entertainment are said to be back to square one with the movie, searching for both a lead actor and director.

Fresnadillo apparently left due to ''creative differences'' with the studio in November after a year of working on the movie. Producers Neal Moritz and Peter Davis had vowed to find a replacement as soon as possible, but no-one has yet been appointed.

The project has been in the pipeline for a number of years, with Justin Lee was cast as the original lead in 2009. He parted ways with the project in August 2011 to star in 'Fast and Furious 6'.

The original film, starring Christopher Lambert and Sean Connery, was a cult hit, although its 1991 sequel 'Highlander II: The Quickening' was a box office bomb.

Ryan, 36, is said to be concentrating on other projects, including starring opposite Jeff Bridges in Universal's supernatural film 'R.I.P.D' and upcoming thriller 'Selfless'.

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An "X-Men" Movie With Cable May Happen?

Nov 3 2014 9:57am CST | Source: Dark Horizons

With Gambit and Deadpool getting their own "X-Men" standalone spin-off films, might we see fan favorite Cable also getting his own solo outing? Appearing at Comikaze, famed "X-Men" comic scribe and "Deadpool" co-creator Rob Liefeld says that in the wake of the woeful " X-Men Origins: Wolverine," he was called in to discuss the fate of the "Deadpool" spin-off and to offer advice. Appearing at Comikaze 2014 recently, he talked with ...
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'Deadpool' Creator Talks Possibility of Ryan Reynolds Reprising the Role

Nov 2 2014 11:59pm CST | Source: ace showbiz

Rob Liefeld says there is no other choice for the role of Deadpool because Reynolds was the one pulling the ...
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‘Nightcrawler’ Red-Band Trailer: Vulgar Praise Flows for the Excellent Thriller

Oct 27 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

This Nightcrawler red-band trailer is unusual. Most red-band trailers are restricted because of the language or images contained in the film footage. In this one, most of the foul language comes from critic quotes praising the film. (Though the characters spew a few choice lines, too.) And, yeah, Nightcrawler is great; as bitingly funny as it is brutally disturbing. Jake Gyllenhaal shines as a very determined man who finds a career path freelancing in scummy late-night cable news.  A ...
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