Ryan Reynolds is the frontrunner for the Highlander remake — just let him be Deadpool, dammit!

Is someone hellbent on finding the worst ways to make Ryan Reynolds a big ticket leading man? News of his next possible project has us scratching our heads — Reynolds might be the new lead in the Highlander reboot. Commence "there can only be one" jokes now.

According to Variety, director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (Intruders) has Reynolds lined up to star in this hush-hush reboot that no one asked for. Sure, he knows how to use a sword, but we'd all much rather see Reynolds waving the blade of Deadpool, not trying to kill immortals in a kilt.