Conan the Barbarian's hot new avatar

Movies | | August 13, 2011, 12:53 pm
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Micky Rourke was originally supposed to play the role of Conan's father - but he choose the movie 'Immortals' instead.

Micky Rourke was originally supposed to play the role of Conan's father - but he choose the movie 'Immortals' instead.

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Of what we recall of Conan the Barbarian from the past - this movie should be a feast for the eyes.

Of what we recall of Conan the Barbarian from the past - this movie should be a feast for the eyes.

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A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle.

A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle.

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The hero becomes the only hope for the survival of Hyboria, his nation, against the rising supernatural evil.

The hero becomes the only hope for the survival of Hyboria, his nation, against the rising supernatural evil.

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The movie is based on the character of Conan the Barbarian created by Robert E Howard.

The movie is based on the character of Conan the Barbarian created by Robert E Howard.

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The film claims to be a new interpretation of the Conan mythology and is not related in any way to the earlier movies.

The film claims to be a new interpretation of the Conan mythology and is not related in any way to the earlier movies.

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The role of Conan in the earlier films was played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. Jason Momoa of the 'Baywatch Hawaii' and 'Game of Thrones' fame plays Conan in this film.

The role of Conan in the earlier films was played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. Jason Momoa of the 'Baywatch Hawaii' and 'Game of Thrones' fame plays Conan in this film.

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The movie also stars -  Rose McGowan, Stephen Lang, Ron Perlman, Bob Sapp and Rachel Nichols.

The movie also stars - Rose McGowan, Stephen Lang, Ron Perlman, Bob Sapp and Rachel Nichols.

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The adventure took a about 4 months to be filmed and is directed by Marcus Nispel.

The adventure took a about 4 months to be filmed and is directed by Marcus Nispel.

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The movie has been shot in Bulgaria and has been converted to 3D to do full justice to the effects.

The movie has been shot in Bulgaria and has been converted to 3D to do full justice to the effects.

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Conan finally finds the tribe that destroyed his village and killed his father.

Conan finally finds the tribe that destroyed his village and killed his father.

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Conan must battle hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds to survive.

Conan must battle hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds to survive.

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Rose McGowan plays the role of a powerful witch in the movie- Marique.

Rose McGowan plays the role of a powerful witch in the movie- Marique.

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He must battle Khalar Zym and his troops to get justice.

He must battle Khalar Zym and his troops to get justice.

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Rachel Nichols as Tamara plays the role of Conan's love interest.

Rachel Nichols as Tamara plays the role of Conan's love interest.

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The film has been given a 'R' rating for strong bloody violence, some sexuality and nudity.

The film has been given a 'R' rating for strong bloody violence, some sexuality and nudity.

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The film will first be released in France and Belgium on August 17, 2011 and then in other countries by the 26th.

The film will first be released in France and Belgium on August 17, 2011 and then in other countries by the 26th.

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As the plot goes - Conan ventures in to an unforgiving world where he survives as a thief and a warrior after his father is murdered.

As the plot goes - Conan ventures in to an unforgiving world where he survives as a thief and a warrior after his father is murdered.

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Conan the Barbarian returns to screens this year in a hot new 3D avatar.

Conan the Barbarian returns to screens this year in a hot new 3D avatar.