LOS ANGELES (CBS SF/AP) – Arnold Schwarzenegger is coming back – as Conan the Barbarian.
Universal Pictures announced that California’s former governor will star in “The Legend of Conan,” an action film being developed for the actor. Deadline Hollywood was the first to report the news Friday.
The 65-year-old Schwarzenegger starred in two previous films about the mythic hero: 1982’s “Conan the Barbarian” and 1984’s “Conan the Destroyer.”
Schwarzenegger told Deadline he loves the character and is “honored” to play him again.
In 2011, a reboot of the original 1982 Conan the Barbarian hit theaters starring Jason Momoa (pictured) in the lead role.
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