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Brigitte Nielsen talks about Red Sonja and wanting a cameo role in the reboot
She was plucked from her burgeoning modeling career and thrown into the male-dominated world of '80s action movies, when cast as the lead in 1985's Red Sonja alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger with no previous acting experience.Now, 37 years later,Brigitte Nielsen is reflecting on the iconic role as the film receives a 4K restoration re-release, and tells how she could still swing a sword in a fight scene if required, even after welcoming a fifth child at 54.'I have taken good care of myself and it shows,' the 59-year-old Danish star says proudly, adding: 'I could still do those fight scenes now.'The former wife of Sylvester Stallone confesses that she would love to be involved in the long-delayed reboot of the movie (which was once set to star Rose McGowan as the flame-haired heroine, with her then-boyfriend Robert Rodriguez attached to direct.) Wow: Brigitte Nielsen, 59, shows off her incredible physique in a recent shoot, as the star reflects on leading role in 1985's Red Sonja which has just been re-released'Maybe I can be Red Sonja's mom!' she says with a laugh. 'Teaching her how to show up with a sword, how to win a fight.'With every intention of keeping up her stamina in her career and for her family, Brigitte adds: 'I will stay fit, I think for as long as I am a part of this planet.