Red Sonja receiving new 4K restoration release from StudioCanal

StudioCanal has announced a brand new 4K restoration release for Red Sonja, the 1985 cult classic fantasy starring Brigitte Nielsen and Arnold Schwarzenegger, which will arrive on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and limited steelbook edition on this July; check out the cover artwork, details and trailer below


Brigitte Nielsen (ROCKY IV, BEVERLY HILLS COP II) stars as the iconic, flame-haired heroine who sets out to avenge the death of her family after being granted extraordinary powers by a mysterious vision. On her way to find the tyrannical Queen Gedren, played by Sandahl Bergman (CONAN THE BARBARIAN), she meets Kalidor, Arnold Schwarzenegger (THE TERMINATOR, TOTAL RECALL), a powerful stranger from whom she refuses to accept help. The film features a score from the renowned, Academy Award-Winning® Ennio Morricone (THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY, THE UNTOUCHABLES).


This restoration was scanned in 4K – 16 bit by Picture Shop LLC – USA, using the original 35mm negative. The color grading and restoration was completed by Hiventy Laboratory – France, who dedicated over 150 hours of work, manually and carefully removing dust, dirt, and scratches.


  • Feature-length Documentary about Renato Casaro: The Last Movie Painter
  • Documentary Feature: “Arnold Schwarzenegger – The Man Who Raised Hollywood”
  • Interview with Assistant Director Michel Ferry: “Red Sonja vs. Kalidor – The Making of a Misunderstanding “
  • Renato Casaro: Photo Gallery
  • Original Theatrical Trailer


Red Sonja will arrive on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and limited steelbook on July 18th.

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