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Breaking the Curse of ‘Red Sonja’

The site of the day’s carnage is a small village half an hour by car from Sofia, capital of Bulgaria. Under gray skies, Shire-like houses dot a lush green meadow. M.J. Bassett, back hunched, ponytail swinging, tramps across the location for the shoot, which will recount a key moment in the origin story of Red […]

AFM: Veronica Ferres Joins the Cast of ‘Red Sonja’ (Exclusive)  

German star Veronica Ferres (Rossini, Crisis, Salt & Fire) has joined the cast of sword and sorcery reboot Red Sonja. Ferres will play the mother of Red Sonja and the Goddess Ashera in the new film, which is being pitched as more an adaptation of Robert E. Howard’s original Marvel comic than a reboot of […]

AFM: ‘Red Sonja’ Producer Millennium Inks Movie Slate Deal With Will Smith’s German Distribution Company

Millennium Media, producer of the upcoming Red Sonja fantasy actioner and such franchises as The Expendables, Has Fallen and The Hitman’s Bodyguard, has signed a three-year movie slate deal with Telepool, the German film and TV distributor owned by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s Westbrook Inc. Under the agreement, which was announced at AFM Tuesday, […]

‘Red Sonja’: Matilda Lutz to Star in Millennium’s Sword and Sorcery Feature

Millennium Media has begun filming on the long-gestating sword-and-sorcery feature Red Sonja, adapted from the comic book series and starring Matilda Lutz as Red Sonja. The ensemble cast also includes Wallis Day, Robert Sheehan as Draygan, Michael Bisping as Hawk, Martyn Ford as General Karlak and Eliza Matengu as Amarak. M.J. Bassett will direct; Joey Soloway, who […]

‘Red Sonja’ Director Sues to Expedite Visa for Film Shoot in Europe

M.J. Bassett, director and writer of Silent Hill: Revelation and Rogue, has sued the U.S. immigration office to salvage upcoming sword and sorcery movie Red Sonja. In a lawsuit against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Bassett argues the government is unduly delaying a request to travel to Europe to shoot the project. Bassett claims the […]