Brand new Conan the Barbarian poster released

Lionsgate has released a brand new poster for Conan the Barbarian 3D on Fandango. This new version of the Conan story is reportedly more true to the original works of Robert E. Howard and features Jason Momoa as the Cimmerian warrior. Conan the Barbarian 3D – which hits theaters on August 19th and also stars …
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First action shots from Conan the Barbarian remake

WorstPreviews and FilmJunk have posted the first action shots of Jason Momoa in the upcoming Conan the Barbarian remake, which is scheduled to hit theaters in 2011. The tale centers on Robert E. Howard’s Conan the Cimmerian and his adventures across the continent of Hyboria on a quest to avenge the murder of his father …
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New image released from Robert E. Howard’s Solomon Kane as it preps for World Premiere at Toronto Festival

The World Premiere of producer Samuel Hadida’s Solomon Kane, based on Conan the Barbarian-creator Robert E. Howard’s original epic tales, and written & directed by Michael J. Bassett, will be screened as part of the Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness line-up tomorrow night, September 16th, at the Ryerson Theatre. ‘Kane’ stars James Purefoy (from …
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Publisher launches pulp fiction channel

Pulp fiction and audio book publisher Galaxy Press launched a second video channel on YouTube with innovative and humorous original content dedicated to the extensive pulp fiction series, Stories from the Golden Age, written by master storyteller and bestselling author L. Ron Hubbard during the 1930s and 40s. Elbows on the Table is a series …
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Hancock director to take on live-action Hercules epic

According to a story on Variety, Hancock director Peter Berg is looking to produce and direct Hercules: The Thracian Wars for Universal Pictures. Ryan Condal will write a script based on a five-issue comicbook series by Steve Moore that debuted in May from Radical Publishing. “What resonated for them was that this was character driven, …
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New Helmer for New Conan

Variety reports that Warner Brothers has attached director Boaz Yakin (Remember the Titans) to write and possibly direct the Conan the Barbarian film, a new take on the Robert E. Howard character. The trade reports that Yakin’s concept is more faithful to the original Howard story than were the two Dino De Laurentiis-produced films that starred Arnold Schwarzenegger as the sword-wielding conqueror/king. Warners has …
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