Xena: Movie Warrior Princess?

Lucy Lawless keen to don the leather again...

 

Remember the days when a TV series or film franchise came to a comfortable conclusion, and stayed concluded?

How things have changed. In this age of crazed tv-philes and movie fanatics (ahem, yes), nothing stays dead and buried for long.

Quite literally if you believe Lucy Lawless wields any heft when it comes to movies. Her Xena: Warrior Princess show ran for six series before the lead Amazonian in question came to a sticky end.

But you can’t keep a good woman down, and apparently Lawless is keen to get back into the leather mini-skirt and do that shrill war cry thing all over again.

“I love that character. I would do it if it was a movie,” she said recently. “I doubt I would do it as a TV series. I can't see how you would make it fresh.

“By the time somebody does come up with that I'm just going to be too old. And I'm really sad about that. I feel like it's a completely wasted franchise.”

Hmmm, wait a minute. Wasn’t our very own Sam Raimi executive producer on the show? Could he be the one to bring the series to the big screen?

Really, it’s highly unlikely. But dare to dream, little Xenites. Dare to dream...

Wonder Woman's still in development hell. Could Lawless be the tonic we need? Thoughts below...

Comments

    • angelaB

      Jan 27th 2010, 0:29

      Xena is way better than Wonder Woman. :) I would imagine since the Wonder Woman role has been constantly offered to Lucy over the last decade, that a Xena movie would have executives more eager to pick up the WW project quicker.

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    • FBBSaid

      Dec 11th 2011, 2:00

      Please join facebook the Xena 2011 Movie Campaign

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    • FBJHumphries

      Mar 21st 2012, 21:12

      BRING BACK XENA AND GABRIELLE!!! Join us at the Xena 2011 Movie Campaign! Facebook wouldn't let us take out the 2011! ;) http://www.facebook.com/Xena2011MovieCampaign

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