80's & 90's

New Red Sonja Movie In the Works

New Red Sonja Movie In the Works

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.

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.”

Having earned over $820 million worldwide, Wonder Woman is now the highest-grossing superhero origin film of all time. Its success has spurred the discussion and development of multiple female-led comic book-based movies, proving that there’s a lot of potential for some gender diversity in our heroes on the big screen.

According to Deadline, the Red Sonja film will be fast-tracked, and their next step is hiring a screenwriter. Gail Simone, who’s written dozens of Red Sonja comics for Dynamite, has already put herself forward, so…give the lady a ring, Millennium!

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

80's & 90's

More in 80's & 90's

‘Home Alone’ Star Macaulay Culkin Has Undergone An Image Overhaul And He’s Looking Damn Fine

AshishOctober 3, 2017

10 Must-Watch 80s Fantasy Movies.

AshishOctober 2, 2017

Hit 80s Alien-Abduction Film Flight Of The Navigator Is Getting Rebooted

AshishSeptember 29, 2017

Stephen King Classics The Stand And Salem’s Lot Will Get Reboots

AshishSeptember 29, 2017

He-Man: 15 Most Powerful Masters Of The Universe

AshishSeptember 28, 2017

15 Amazing Forgotten Cartoons From The ‘80s

AshishSeptember 21, 2017

15 Things You NEVER Knew About ThunderCats

AshishSeptember 15, 2017

15 Classic Cartoons That Deserve the Netflix Treatment

AshishSeptember 11, 2017

“IT” Sequel Is Confirmed, Will Give Heavy 80’s Nostalgia And Other Dimensions Will Be Explored.

AshishSeptember 3, 2017

Copyright 2016 Comicbookl / All rights reserved