Ryan Reynolds in `Highlander` remake

Updated: Jun 29, 2012, 10:46 AM IST

London: Actor Ryan Reynolds has been roped in to star in the remake of 1986 movie ‘Highlander’.

The Canadian star will play protagonist Scotsman Connor MacLeod in a new version of the classic film, reports a website.

The original fantasy action film was directed by Russell Mulachy and starred Christopher Lambert as Connor and Sean Connery as Juan Sanchez Villa-Lobos Ramirez.