Barbarella Rising

Legally Blonde director linked to Barbarella remake

Robert Luketic has been linked to the big budget remake of ‘70s sci-fi hit Barbarella.

The filmmaker, whose directorial credits also include Legally Blonde and Monster-in-Law, is reportedly working with producer Dino De Laurentiis to take the sci-fi project to a different studio.

“It will be a big intergalactic adventure with a sexy twist,” a source told Entertainment Weekly.

Last year Rose McGowan was attached to take on the role made famous by Jane Fonda but the project collapsed due to an expanding budget