Latest in Av

Image credit: Universal

Amazon is developing a new 'Conan the Barbarian' series

But who's going to play the iconic savage?
668 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

Universal

Conan the Barbarian is getting new TV treatment. As part of Amazon's push into the fantasy genre, the company is developing drama series Conan, based on the books by Robert E. Howard. This literary retelling of the classic 1932 tale will see our unlikely hero searching civilisation to find a place and purpose in a world that rejects him as a savage.

There are already a host of respected TV names attached to the project, including Ryan Condal from Colony, Miguel Sapochnik from Game of Thrones, and Warren Littlefield from Fargo and The Handmaid's Tale. There's no word yet on when it's likely to hit our screens, nor who will take the role of the iconic character. He's most famously been played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, so whoever it is will have some big furs to fill.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
668 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

The best mobile devices for students

The best mobile devices for students

View
YouTube pulls hundreds of channels tied to Hong Kong influence campaign

YouTube pulls hundreds of channels tied to Hong Kong influence campaign

View
'Fortnite' finally nerfs the hated B.R.U.T.E. mechs

'Fortnite' finally nerfs the hated B.R.U.T.E. mechs

View
After a year of Epic Games exclusivity, ‘Hades’ heads to Steam Early Access

After a year of Epic Games exclusivity, ‘Hades’ heads to Steam Early Access

View
Porsche streamlines the Taycan EV’s infotainment system

Porsche streamlines the Taycan EV’s infotainment system

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr