Just last week, we wrote about how Megan Fox was once again approached to play Lara Croft in the rebooted Tomb Raider franchise and declined. Now we’re hearing that the actress has been offered the title role in the long developing Red Sonja remake. Yeah, the role that Rose McGowan was previously attached to play might go to the brunette starlet instead.
According to Pajiba, Fox has been offered the lead in the movie about a sword yielding bikini clad heroine. Does this sound like Megan Fox material to you? I think so. The remake has been in development for a few years with the last major attachments being producer Robert Rodriguez and director Douglas Aarniokoski back when McGowan was set to star but now she’s been secured to appear in the upcoming Conan reboot. Where does that leave Sonja?
Even though nothing has been confirmed, it looks like Fox has the sword in her court. The story is supposed to center on “an innocent teenager who metamorphosizes into an unparalleled warrior.” The actress hasn’t done that well in anything non-action related so perhaps she needs to stick with what works. I’m talking big budget movies that have commercial appeal and huge marketing campaigns behind them.
Do you think Megan Fox should play Red Sonja? Who should they cast?