Production[ edit ] In , documentary filmmaker Paul Aratow was suggested by a friend Sheena would make a good film. Aratow thought "Something went off in my head - I realised that it was a most commercial idea, it had action and a sexy, mythic Earth goddess type who was actually one of the true comic-book heroines. The studio then decided not to proceed with the movie. Michael Scheff and David Spector did a screenplay. Raquel Welch, who had been Universal's choice for the role, was still a possibility but Feldman said "at this point we have no actress in mind.