2 December 2012 9:14 AM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

The director’s chair on Summit’s planned remake of Highlander has become something of a revolving door. The latest to be spun back out into the unforgiving weather outside is Juan Carlos Fresnadillo.He came aboard in September last year, jumping ship from a developing remake of The Crow to try his hand with the clan MacLeod. But after more than a year of trying to concoct a version everyone could agree on, he’s throw in the towel and exited amicably, at least according to Deadline.Fresnadillo joins Justin Lin on the Former Directors list, which means that the search will continue apace this week. At least the film itself is in slighty better shape, as in addition to a script written by Art Marcum and Matt Holloway (and polished by Noah Oppenheimer under Fresnadillo’s supervision), it has Ryan Reynolds attached to star as Connor MacLeod.Whether »


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