Millennium Film working on Red Sonja script with Ashley Edward Miller

RedSonja-01-Cover‘Millennium Films has tapped Ashley Edward Miller to pen the screenplay for Red Sonja, the feature film based on a comic book heroine from the 1970s. The female-strong project is being financed by Millennium and produced by the company along with Mark Canton and Courtney Solomon of Cinelou, Christa Campbell & Lati Grobman and Red Sonja rights holder Luke Lieberman

Red Sonja, which Dynamite Entertainment continues to publish in comic book form today, was put into fast-track development by Avi Lerner after the success of Warner Bros.’ female empowerment film Wonder Woman which captured a new generation at the box office with a big $821.8M worldwide. Red Sonja, who wields swords and sorcery, is known as the she-devil with a sword.

Ashley’s most recent credits include Fox’s upcoming Big Trouble in Little China. He is currently a consulting producer on the second season of Amazon’s Lore anthology series.

Joe Gatta will oversee for Millennium, which is currently in post-production on Hellboy for Lionsgate. Millennium also started shooting the third installment of their franchise Angel has Fallen in London.

Miller is repped by WME and producer Susan Solomon.’

Via Deadline

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