A Vampirella film project had been in development for a number of years with Hammer Films came close to making one in the 1970s starring Barbara Leigh. Caroline Munro was offered the role but she said no because she refused to do nudity. In the early 1980s Peter Guber and Jon Peters had the rights when they were at Polygram. Film rights passed to Roger Corman and Jim Wynorski. Leigh says that Wynorski wanted to cast Paula Abdul in the title role.
You are much stronger than I am.
Vlad: At the risk of sounding egotistical, I am stronger than anyone.
Vampirella will return in Death's Dark Avenger (But it didn't happen)