Megan Fox is RED SONJA?

Posted by No_name_here (1247 posts) - - Show Bio

 She would PROBABLY dye her hair red. Relax.

Red Sonja can slay blood-thirsty barbarians and fire-breathing dragons without batting an eyelash, but there’s this one monster - - who’s green and made of paper - - that’s giving her quite a struggle. The last we heard of the RED SONJA movie set to star Rose McGowan was last September, when the actress stated that the movie was delayed and she had to push it out of her work schedule for 2009 in hopes that she’d still do it in 2010. Today, according to Pajiba, she’ll have to push it out of her schedule entirely because the production company Millennium Films wants Megan Fox, instead. In fact, they’ve already made the actress an offer. The director, Douglas Aarniokoski, has cut off, too, while it seems like Robert Rodriguez is still attached to produce.  Millennium’s currently shooting their reboot of Conan and McGowan’s still attached for a minor role in that, although it looks that the role won’t be Red Sonja, despite what’s on IMDB.

It’s a bit puzzling that a film that looked so close to unsheathing its sword, so to speak, would undergo such a significant turnover. Millennium released not one, not two, but three posters of McGowawn as the sword-wielding she-devil at last year’s Comic Con (and they’re viewable down below). So what happened? The culprit seems to be the green paper monster I mentioned earlier, as the recession caused some key investors to pull out, even this far in the game. I wonder if those posters are going to become rare collector’s items, now?

But enough about that. What about Fox, oh blood-haired Comic Vine community? Would you want to see her as the lady barbarian? Do you prefer her over McGowan? Or, if you don’t like either of them, who would YOU want to play Red Sonja?

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#1 Posted by Comiclove5 (1304 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't know how to feel about this.
#2 Posted by joshmightbe (26583 posts) - - Show Bio

well i wont be watching this
#3 Posted by Nerx (15351 posts) - - Show Bio

Someone slap her

#4 Posted by hdorman1 (4668 posts) - - Show Bio

#5 Posted by Nerd Of A Hero (1145 posts) - - Show Bio
That's something that'll happen when all the fans actually watch the movie. I can see it now, a street full of corpses.
#6 Posted by Archetype (726 posts) - - Show Bio
@Comiclove5 said:
" I don't know how to feel about this. "
Tentative apparently...although might I suggest horrified,dismayed,perturbed etc...
#7 Posted by joshmightbe (26583 posts) - - Show Bio
how bout diagusted, angry, annoyed
#8 Posted by James Proudstar (306 posts) - - Show Bio

megan fox can't act

#9 Posted by Alphaproto (409 posts) - - Show Bio

   .... U TROLLIN!!!!!!
#10 Posted by TwilightThunder (330 posts) - - Show Bio

I can clearly picture RHONA MITRA as Red Sonja. Hell, I'd gladly pay money to go see a movie with RHONA MITRA as RED SONJA anytime! but NOT Megan Fox, PUH-LEEZ, gee, that girl couldn't act to save her life! -- Rhona is fit and gorgeous, and she'll look great in that chain-mail, who's wioth me!? -- The hair? Well, she could dye it, but I'm sure McGowan's was also powered by a digital treatment anyway.

#11 Posted by Divine_Monkey (29 posts) - - Show Bio

How about casting someone who actually looks like they could swing a sword? You know? Someone who looks a bit athletic rather than emaciated.

#12 Posted by Erik (32504 posts) - - Show Bio
@hdorman1 said:
Could not have said it better myself. 
#13 Posted by Subject 30 (211 posts) - - Show Bio
@hdorman1: Pretty much this.
#14 Posted by Silver Knight75 (1250 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd rather have McGowan play Poison Ivy

#15 Posted by Donovan Montgomery (5665 posts) - - Show Bio

#16 Posted by Decept-O (7827 posts) - - Show Bio

Really?  I don't understand why they'd make an offer to Megan Fox if they are trying to save $.  Is McGowan too expensive?  Makes no sense to me.  McGowan would make a far better Red Sonja.   Hard to believe they'd drop her after all press about it.   
I would prefer someone else entirely, again, an unknown or relatively unknown actress.  Well, maybe if they would consider Jessica Biel with red hair, that would be sweet.  
#17 Posted by Yumulu (764 posts) - - Show Bio

Yay! Catwoman will finally have a contestant for worst movie ever! But seriously we cant be sure how it will come out until it done, Personally I prefer mcgowan but not by that much.

#18 Posted by Precise (21947 posts) - - Show Bio

You've got to be kidding me....

#19 Posted by Agent Buttons (12460 posts) - - Show Bio
#20 Posted by Green ankh (1082 posts) - - Show Bio

McGowan was a poor choicer.  Fox is way way worse. Atleast we know Rose can act.
#21 Posted by CellphoneGirl (19002 posts) - - Show Bio

Aww, i would of loved to see Rose play as her :/

#22 Posted by robokungfu (183 posts) - - Show Bio


#23 Posted by Dane (10734 posts) - - Show Bio

If this happens it'll be utterly terrible.

#24 Posted by carnivalofsins00 (1224 posts) - - Show Bio

Megan Fox is pretty hot, just not much of an actor. lol.
#25 Posted by Chane (557 posts) - - Show Bio

That would be awesome

#26 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (10502 posts) - - Show Bio

NO!!!!!!!!!!!   Rose Mcgown is so much better

#27 Posted by Aerik (78 posts) - - Show Bio

Those original barbarian movies were barely watchable. Passable reboot. Colan passable.

#28 Posted by Blindside002 (227 posts) - - Show Bio

This had better be a joke.....If this isn't then I'm losing all faith in movies, I may just end up watching CGI films.
#29 Posted by Sparda (15795 posts) - - Show Bio

Unlike the casting for the new Conan movie, I am definitely not satisfied with this.

#30 Posted by DMC (2004 posts) - - Show Bio

I guess they don't want someone who could play a convincing warrior women from the middle ages (or whenever it is). Nope.....they just want a cosplay model

#31 Posted by Megan Fox (75 posts) - - Show Bio

Red Sonja? I'm am not!

#32 Posted by thatlad (701 posts) - - Show Bio

Megan Fox should be in porn and not much else

#33 Posted by defaultdefaultdefault (16426 posts) - - Show Bio

odd how according to the internet Megan is playing every single in role in every single movie,
especially the ones that arent out yet. isnt she playing both Wonder Woman and She-Hulk as well
(those movies were released last year, right?)lol. 
i mean seriously. the article actually says this make the promotional poster fro the movie
moot now? doesnt the fact that there was no Red Sonya movie in production, and definatly 
not released in 2009, the fact that  Rodriguez is not even working on this, and that Fox herself has said nothing make this, i dunno, questionable? 

wow. look at the poster for the new movie coming out in 2009!!! lmao!
BTW: if anyone is interested, Jesus will be returning...tomorrow at 8:00 sharp. 
just wow, people.

#34 Posted by Erik (32504 posts) - - Show Bio
@thatlad said:
" Megan Fox should be in porn and not much else "
Maybe she could do a Red Sonja theme porn title.
#35 Posted by Vance Astro (89666 posts) - - Show Bio

Rose and Megan are both wrong for the part.People keep saying "at least Rose can act" like she's had some award winning performances.She's pretty weak too.Neither of them have the body for it.Rose has the experience "pretending" to fight on Charmed but she was terrible at it.It's safe to say they need to look away from household names\well known actresses and look elsewhere.Megan can take her A cups somewhere else,I'm not going to see Red Sonja with her in it.Unless she's inserted somewhere in the movie as an extra and gets naked.

#36 Edited by Bruce Vain (1833 posts) - - Show Bio

As sexy as Megan Fox is she's not right for the part. She's just too delicate & small for Red Sonja. 
Not that I was crazy about Rose playing her, but I'd rather have her than Megan.
#37 Posted by Fleonix (181 posts) - - Show Bio
A picture tells a million words. Seriously. 
I want ROSE.
#38 Posted by Matezoide2 (16065 posts) - - Show Bio

god no
#39 Posted by Xion (249 posts) - - Show Bio

i wanted to see Rose as Sonya D:

#40 Posted by wondergulia (6 posts) - - Show Bio

This is really upsetting. I agree with Green ankh- McGowan was not a great choice in the first place but I really, really hate Megan Fox.

 Just pretend that right hook is going for Megan Fox's face.
#41 Posted by kittenpride (126 posts) - - Show Bio

 I was excited to hear that McGowan was in it. (I thought she was an awesome pick)
 I'm disappointed, and am now there's no chance I'm watching this if Megan Fox is Sonja.

#42 Posted by DarkSyde79 (214 posts) - - Show Bio

At least this hopefully means she won't be Wonder Woman... if that EVER actually happens.

#43 Posted by AngelFrost (2850 posts) - - Show Bio
Go away Megan!  GO AWAY. I want Rose ... ROSE.
#44 Posted by Andferne (38280 posts) - - Show Bio

Did someone tell them April Fools is over with already?

#45 Posted by Red Rum (390 posts) - - Show Bio

"The She-Devil With A Sword... and a thumb that looks like a toe."

#46 Posted by Korg (11351 posts) - - Show Bio

I care deeply about which attractive female with minimal acting ability plays Red Sonja. Wait, no I don't, that movie will almost certainly be absolutely terrible no matter who they cast.

#47 Posted by Lady Tlieso (9935 posts) - - Show Bio

Shouldn't Red Sonja be someone with more curves?

#48 Posted by Erik (32504 posts) - - Show Bio

Like Christina Hendricks?

#49 Posted by tensor (6540 posts) - - Show Bio

hell no, megan fox should stop acting now ,no way i am watching this.

#50 Posted by Vance Astro (89666 posts) - - Show Bio
@erik said:
" Like Christina Hendricks? "

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