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"Sheena, Queen Of The Jungle"

Thanks to the success of "Wonder Woman" on the big screen, Millennium Films continues to develop another live-action reboot of "Sheena Queen Of The Jungle", noted as the first female character to receive her own comic book title in 1938, although these days the concept of a gorgeous blonde frolicking among black natives could be problematic for some audiences:

"Sheena is the young daughter of African explorer Cardwell Rivington'. On a safari with his daughter, Cardwell dies from drinking a magic potion made by the witch doctor 'Koba'.

"Koba the raises the young girl as his daughter, teaching her 'the ways of the jungle' . 

"The adult Sheena, dancing to the beat of a different drummer, eventually earns the title "Queen of the Jungle"...

"...and acquires a monkey sidekick named 'Chim'..."

Sheena has been previously depicted on screen by actress Irish McCalla in a TV series (1955)...

...Tanya Roberts in a feature (1984)...

...and
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Millennium Films developing Sheena, Queen of the Jungle movie

According to Deadline, Millennium Films is looking to capitalise on the success of Wonder Woman by bringing its own comic book heroine to the big screen with a feature film adaptation of Sheena, Queen of the Jungle.

The first female comic book character to have her own title, Sheena, Queen of the Jungle was created by Will Eisner and Jerry Iger, and debuted in 1937, pre-dating Wonder Woman by four years. An orphan stranded in Africa following the death of her explorer father, Sheena is raised by a witch doctor and learns the ways of the jungle, using her skills to fight evil.

Sheena, Queen of the Jungle first hit the screen in 1955 with a 25-episode TV series starring Irish McCalla. A feature film was released in 1984 with Tanya Roberts in the title role, while Gena Lee Nolin portrayed the character on the small screen in Sheena, which airs between 2000 and
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"Sheena Queen Of The Jungle"

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In response to the success of the new "Wonder Woman" feature, Millennium Films will produce a live-action reboot of "Sheena Queen Of The Jungle", noted as the first female character to receive her own comic book title (1938):

"Sheena is the young daughter of African explorer Cardwell Rivington'. On a safari with his daughter, Cardwell dies from drinking a magic potion made by the witch doctor 'Koba'.

"Koba the raises the young girl as his daughter, teaching her 'the ways of the jungle' . 

"The adult Sheena, dancing to the beat of a different drummer, eventually earns the title "Queen of the Jungle"...

"...and acquires a monkey sidekick named 'Chim'..."

Sheena has been previously depicted on screen by actress Irish McCalla in a TV series (1955)...

...Tanya Roberts in a feature (1984)...

...and Gena Lee Nolin in a TV reboot (2000).

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Sheena"...
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Sheena: Queen Of The Jungle film in the works

Nick Harley Sep 6, 2017

The first female heroine with her own comic book title, Sheena: Queen Of The Jungle is heading back to cinemas.

Inspired by the success of Wonder Woman, Millennium Films is eyeing to bring the comics world’s first headlining heroine Sheena: Queen Of The Jungle to the silver screen.

The first female comic book character with her own title, Sheena, Queen oOf The Jungle launched in 1938. As an orphan stranded in the jungle, Sheena earned her name growing up inside the animal kingdom, crafting makeshift weapons to battle evildoers inside and out of the jungle. The character was portrayed by model Irish McCalla in a Us television series which aired in 1955-56 for 26 episodes, then by Tonya Roberts in a 1984 feature film for Columbia. Sheena then had a second life on TV in the year 2000 on the television series, Sheena. So it appears the new Sheena will
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