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Amber Heard Set to Be 'Red Sonja'

February 11, 2011 (8:41 am) GMT
In the action film, the 'Pineapple Express' star will take over the role a lead role which was initially projected for Rose McGowan.

Model/actress has signed up to replace in a remake of 's 1985 action film "". The film has been in development for the past five years with directors like Robert Rodriguez and Brett Ratner attached to the project.

Shortly after Rodriguez was linked to the film, a poster of his girlfriend McGowan as Red Sonja hit the Internet, but she has since quit the project, as has the "Planet Terror" moviemaker. Now, "Con Air" and "" director Simon West is in charge of the film and Heard will lead the cast, according to CinemaBlend.com.

Amber Heard made her breakthrough after appearing in "" and as the lead and title character in "". The 24-year-old beauty will be next seen starring opposite in "" and in "".

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