Robert Rodriquez Revives Red Sonja with a Redux
Robert Rodriquez by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage.com and Rose McGowan by Tony Barson/WireImage.com
's Angelina Jolie seems badass,
is upping the ante with a remake of
as the vengeful, comic-book icon.
The film, which centers on a woman who's hell-bent on avenging her family's deaths, will revisit the graphic vixen's tale on the big screen. The original
(1985) starred modern-day icons (of sorts), with Brigitte Nielsen as the red-head and Arnold Schwarzenegger as the muscle-y, pre-Governator Kalidor.
Neither Rodriguez nor McGowan is new to such dark material, but is this a story you're ready to see play out again? For some of us, it invites a viewing of the original cinematic take before a modern-day opinion can be slashed together.
- Anna Dimond
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