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First Action-Packed TV Spot For Conan The Barbarian

Lionsgate has debuted a fittingly raucous first television spot for Conan the Barbarian, the 3D franchise reboot from director Marcus Nispel.

A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan realizes he is the only hope of saving the great nations of Hyboria from an encroaching reign of supernatural evil.

The film, which opens on Aug. 19, stars Jason Momoa, Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lang, Rose McGowan, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ron Perlman, Leo Howard, Steve O’Donnell, Raad Rawi, Nonso Anozie, Bob Sapp and Milton Welsh.

(via Beyond Hollywood)


  • Coryjameson

    Khal Drogo is awesome.

  • shawn richter

    Hell yes!

  • Faust

    Looks like some nice mindless fun! ;)

  • Omegasaga

    hell yes  only if you werent alive when the original came out in 1982.

    This is NOT Conan.  Just a guy with long hair on a Lord of the Rings set

  • Omegasaga

    going to be forgetable CRAP from Lionsgate  like RAMBO4 was

  • Jack Derunk

    You have obviously never read a Conan story. This is more Conan than some musclebound thick accented Austrian.

  • Jmcreer

    I love your positive attitude.  You should be writing for Hallmark – maybe Euthanasia cards or something.

  • Jmcreer

    Actually Momoa looks and sounds more like Conan from the books and comics than Ahnold Schwarzenburger ever did.  While I love the original Conan the Barbarian film (both then and now) Ahnold bore little resemblance to Conan visually or character-wise.

    Only time will tell if the new film is any good.  I hope it is.

  • Mwedmer

    Looking really good. Far superior looking to the Arnold films. Arnold was not Conan.
    This looks much closer to Howard’s books, which is a much better way to go.

  • Anonymous

    This movie has really been rising up the anticipation chart, ever since I saw the first trailer. I really hope it’s good.

  • Anonymous

    The original came out in 1932. The film wasn’t the original Conan by any stretch of the term.

  • shawn richter

    I’ve read every Conan novel and short story, most of the comics, watched both the Schwarzenegger films AND the cartoon – I’m a huge fan of Conan (I even dressed up as Conan in grade 6!).  In my opinion, this adaptation (from what they’ve shown) is a perfectly acceptable version of the Cimmerian.  I wasn’t completely sold on Momoa in the first photos, but seeing him in action and hearing his delivery – spot on.