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Megan Fox NOT Offered to Play Red Sonja

April 06, 2010 04:57:18 GMT

Though she is said to be a more appropriate depicter of the heroine than Rose McGowan, her publicist has debunked rumor of her being offered the part in 'Red Sonja'.


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Latest rumor on "Red Sonja" casting has given hope on seeing Megan Fox as a warrior. But before the excitement grows further, her personal publicist has turned the situation by dismissing the possibility. To Moviefone, the publicist simply said the news is "not true."

Report that Fox has been offered a chance to play Red Sonja was first suggested by Pajiba. The site received information from an insider, The Hollywood Cog, who claimed Rose McGowan has been out of the project and filmmakers hoped Fox to fill the vacant position.

Additionally, the site said Fox will be appropriate to portray the "She-Devil with a Sword" character because the remake film will be about the origins of an innocent teenager who metamorphosizes into an unparalleled warrior.

Back in late 2009, McGowan herself has explained that the shooting for "Red Sonja", which was planned for 2010 release, was put on delay because she was seriously injured during a stunt for "Grindhouse". However, she noted that she is still very much involved in the project, tweeting "I pulled out of doing it in '09. Not permanently.Hopefully will follow 'Conan'."

Though Megan Fox will likely not slip into a female warrior costume, she can next be seen starring in "Jonah Hex." which is scheduled to hit U.S. theaters on June 18. The 23-year-old beauty is additionally set to reprise her role as Mikaela Banes in "Transformers 3" which is expected to start shooting this month.

© AceShowbiz.com




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posted by Red Sonja fan on Nov 19, 2010
No I want Megan Fox to play Red Sonja. Rose McGowen is not sexy to play her so good-Bye Rose Mcgowen.
posted by Pauliner on Apr 06, 2010
Good career move, Red Sonja w/ Slys old ex was so bad and has no appeal. Hah, wonder if a relative of Dino going to direct/produce this lame aspect of the classic Conan books

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