Transformers star Megan Fox is said to have been offered
to play the role of Red Sonja in its remake by producer Robert
Rodriguez. Danish actress Brigitte Nielsen, 46, had starred in the
1985 original, which portrayed her as a teenager turned warrior
from the Conan comic strip, opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger as
The remake has been on the cards for a while and was set to star
the producer"s former fiancee Rose McGowan until she accepted a
different role in the remake of Conan. Rodriguez, 41, recently
admitted that the production had been beset by money problems.
“If I kept the project myself, we could"ve just made it, but it
belonged to another company that had financing problems," the Sun
quoted him as saying. “They had to wait until they made a couple of
other movies first. They"re actually waiting until they make the
Conan movie before they do that - to see how that works for them,"