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Topic # 113349 14-Jan-2013 16:30 Send private message

http://www.superherohype.com/news/articles/174435-arnold-schwarzenegger-updates-on-the-legend-of-conan


Word broke last fall that Universal Pictures is planning a return to the Hyborian Age with The Legend of Conan, bringing Arnold Schwarzenegger back as the Robert E. Howard Cimmerian warrior. Ain't It Cool News caught up with Schwarzenegger at a special screening of his latest, The Last Stand and learned that the project is likely to shoot later this year and will potentially set up production in New Zealand.




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  Reply # 744682 14-Jan-2013 17:36 Send private message

Can't be any worse lol...



Peter Jackson directing that would be perfect..



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  Reply # 744762 14-Jan-2013 20:30 Send private message

That could be interesting, but it would be better in Guillermo del Toro's hands methinks.

Whoever they get to direct, can surely do a better job than Michael Bay's ill fated TMNT remake... which is unfortunately happening.



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  Reply # 744791 14-Jan-2013 21:43 Send private message

Del Toro would be cool.

I don't understand why everyone seems to have it in for Michael Bay. No remake or movie adaption is particularly faithful at all. Bay's seem about average and much less than soul destroying.



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  Reply # 744802 14-Jan-2013 22:27 Send private message

gzt: I don't understand why everyone seems to have it in for Michael Bay. No remake or movie adaption is particularly faithful at all. Bay's seem about average and much less than soul destroying.


Well the TMNT fans are up in arms because, the turtles are now aliens and no longer mutants(or possibly teenage for that matter of fact).  

Jonathan Liebesman (Wrath Of The Titans) is in the directors seat if that isn't bad enough...  and we all know how well Titans turned out.


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  Reply # 744891 15-Jan-2013 10:06 Send private message

Bay has since backpedaled under that pressure and saying it was an earlier script draft.

Liebesman's Battle of LA was ok but I haven't seen Titans yet.



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  Reply # 751328 26-Jan-2013 22:09 Send private message

I saw Titans. Liebesman's special effects direction integration with live action was ok. His direction of actors is not very active or effective. In BFLA that worked to make it look more natural on the ground. In Titans a fair number of live scenes have a made for TV look for some reason. Titans could have done just as well without a script, he is good as a visual storyteller.

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