'The Legend of Conan' Might Shoot in Early 2015

Posted 10:02 AM August 6th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

The Legend of Conan may begin production as soon as early 2015, according to producer Fredrik Malmberg. If the script is to Universal's liking, that is.

"We want to polish up the script, specifically about the characters," Malmberg told The Arnold Fans (via Dark Horizons), "but we don't think it will take long. We'll probably have this turned in around September after the holiday and then we'll take it to the studio and if they're happy, we can hopefully start (production) in the Spring (2015)."

Last we heard World Trade Center's Andrea Berloff was writing the script, but we're not sure who's doing the polishing. If everything goes as planned, The Legend of Conan will be Arnold Schwarzenegger's next movie after he's done with the Terminator reboot, which has been reportedly given the titled of Terminator: Genisys.

Malmberg also said they have not lock down a director, but they've been in contact with interested parties.

"A lot of directors have come fourth and expressed interest and that they like Conan and want to be involved when we're at that stage but the studio said they want the script to be ready before we officially approach the directors," Malmberg said. "But we have been in touch with old great names ;) and new fresh faces. We're excited about finding the right guy for that."

The problem is, the world has already moved on from Schwarzenegger, as his recent movies have proved. Everyone here is hoping that Conan is bigger than the lead actor who plays him, but that 2011 Jason Momoa reboot says otherwise.

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