New ‘Purple Sonja’ 4K Restoration Trailer with Brigitte Nielsen & Arnold
by Alex Billington
July 7, 2022
“We may’ve dominated the world collectively!” Studiocanal UK has revealed a brand new trailer for the 4K restoration re-release of the campy motion basic Purple Sonja, which initially opened in July of 1985. The film was a follow-up to Conan the Destroyer, which was an enormous success the yr earlier than, in order that they made one other similar to it. Directed by Richard Fleischer, the epic 80s fantasy motion movie Purple Sonja has been restored in 4K UHD with a rating from the legendary Academy Award-Successful composer Ennio Morricone. Primarily based on tales by the creator of Conan the Barbarian, Robert E. Howard and that includes new unique paintings by the artist Renato Casaro (seen under). The fearless warrior Purple Sonja units out to avenge her household’s homicide and rid her kingdom from the tyrannical rule of evil Queen Gedren. This one stars Brigitte Nielsen as Purple Sonja, Arnold Schwarzenegger as Kalidor, Sandahl Bergman, Paul Smith, Ernie Reyes Jr, Pat Roach, Ronald Lacey, Terry Richards, & Janet Agren. This 80s fantasy epic has by no means seemed higher! Rock on.
This is the brand new 4K restoration trailer for Richard Fleischer’s motion basic Purple Sonja, from YouTube:
Brigitte Nielsen (Rocky IV, Cobra) stars as the enduring, flame-haired heroine who units out to avenge the loss of life of her household after being granted extraordinary powers by a mysterious imaginative and prescient, however provided that she vows to by no means fall in love with a person who can’t defeat her in fight. She is tasked to cease the tyrannical Queen Gedren (Sandahl Bergman), who’s in possession of a talisman that might destroy the world. On her journey she meets Kalidor (Arnold Schwarzenegger), who is presented with uncommon power and insists on serving to Sonja finish the Queen’s reign of terror. Purple Sonja is directed by American filmmaker Richard Fleischer, his second-to-last movie that he made earlier than retiring; he handed away in 2006. The screenplay is by Clive Exton and George MacDonald Fraser, based mostly on the character created by Robert E. Howard. This initially in the summertime of 1985, and took dwelling one Razzie Award. The 4K restoration shall be re-released by Studiocanal within the UK. Accessible on Blu-ray beginning July 18th. Maybe it’s going to play in theaters once more quickly?