Robert Rodriguez Says ‘Conan’ Coming Before ‘Red Sonja,’ Explains Delays

FROM SPLASH PAGE: When the news broke this morning that actress Rose McGowan had joined the cast of Marcus Nispel’s upcoming “Conan” movie as “an evil half-human/half-witch,” one question seemed to be on the minds of fans: What about “Red Sonja”?

Originally tagged to play the female barbarian back in 2008, McGowan reported in August 2009 that “Red Sonja” had been delayed. The character was rumored to make a cameo in “Conan,” since she made her first appearance in “Conan the Barbarian” comics, but today’s casting news certainly makes such a cameo difficult — if not altogether impossible.

Fortunately, MTV News checked in with “Red Sonja” producer Robert Rodriguez during the recent South By Southwest Film Festival to find out where the project is at these days.

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