Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, who is currently showing off his latest directorial effort Intruders at the Toronto International Film Festival, is Summit Entertainment's number one choice to helm a remake of the 80s classic Highlander.

Fast Five director Justin Lin was previously set for the project, but was forced to bow out after taking on both Terminator 5 and Fast & Furious 6.

Juan Carlos Fresnadillo will direct Highlander from a screenplay by Art Marcum and Matt Holloway (Iron Man), which was recently polished by Melissa Rosenberg (Twilight). Neal H. Moritz and Peter S. Davis will produce.

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Juan Carlos Fresnadillo is also directing The Crow, with Bradley Cooper attached to star.

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