New Red Sonja Movie In the Works

Red Sonja

Millennium Media is reportedly set to finance and produce a reboot of Red Sonja, produced by Millennium’s Avi Lerner and Joe Gatta alongside Cinelou’s Mark Canton and Courtney Solomon. According to Deadline, the comic book-based project is being fast-tracked and looking to hire a writer.

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Created by Robert E Howard, a headliner of her own Marvel Comics series throughout the 1970s, the popular comic book heroine received a solo film in 1985 starring Brigitte Nielsen and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Dynamite Entertainment currently holds the rights and publishes its own Red Sonja comics.

“We have been waiting for the right time for this remake,” Lerner wrote in a statement, “and with the success of Wonder Woman, the audience has spoken. They want female heroes.”

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