Several decades have passed since then Arnold Schwarzenegger assumed the role Conan the Barbarian, and it looks like he’s still holding out hope of one day returning to the franchise. in an exclusive interview with The Hollywood Reporterthe actor said he was talking about a new one Conan the film was previously shot, but development is still on hiatus due to the story’s copyright status.

“This has been pending for the last 10 years. (Fredrick) Malmberg has rights. He comes up to me and says, “Oh, I’ve got a deal with Netflix,” and when we ask Netflix, they don’t know anything about it. It’s one of those incredible things,” he said. However, Schwarzenegger expressed hope that a sequel would eventually happen, with several talents expressing interest in joining the project. “I hope he gets it. I think you will like it Unforgiven, where age plays. Great script here John Milius wrote and others wrote. The story is here. There are directors who want to do that. But he has the rights and until he sells the rights to one or two films or a franchise, you can’t do anything about it,” he added.


While some older films have had mixed results, there’s no denying their popularity and attention, the most recent example being. Indiana Jones and Destiny. With a rich legacy and a strong influence on the actor’s career, Conan the Barbarian It fits perfectly with Schwarzenegger’s revision, which was previously announced in 2012. The Legend of Conan. The film would have focused on the legendary character in his final days, but the project never made any further progress and remains in development hell to this day.

Conan, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, carried a sword in Conan the Destroyer.
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Conan the Barbarian It remains a classic of its genre

based on classic stories by Robert E. HowardConan the Barbarian remains one of Schwarzenegger’s the most popular performances it helped launch his career as the biggest action star of the 80s and 90s. The actor last played the hero in 1984 with the release of the film Conan the Destroyer. Despite several attempts at a third film, the franchise was finally rebooted in 2011 with the release of the film. a remake of the same name played a role Jason Momoa. However, the film was met with negative reviews and was a box office hit, putting the franchise in limbo once again. Still, Conan remains one of the most iconic characters in literature, and it’s only a matter of time before he triumphs on the big screen.

The film is still in development, and there is no official word yet on whether there will be a third Conan the film will be shot. Check out the official trailer for the original film below.