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Arnold Schwarzenegger Returning for King Conan: The Legend of Conan

Old 05-02-05, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by darqleo
Poderluis....
Is that supposed to Poledouris?

I'd rather have Rodriguez involved instead of the Wachowskis, but I still prefer Milius above anyone.
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Poledouris, not Poderluis.

I have to wait and see on this one; too many unknown variables to get excited or mad about yet.
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No Ah-nold = no sale.
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Originally Posted by devilshalo
No Ah-nold = no sale.


I sure as hell don't want to see Triple, H, The Rock or Vin Diesel trying to play Conan. Talk about completely screwing a movie.

No more Milius involvement is also a huge letdown.
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without Arnold, and most importantly, without Milius, this is likely to be nothing more than a shadowy reflection of the original.
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Originally Posted by TheMadMonk
Poledouris, not Poderluis.
FIXED
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This is so lame. There's no way this will come even close to the original. All it will have is the Conan name. Nothing more.
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No Mako = no sale

And he ain't getting any younger.
Old 05-02-05, 01:18 PM
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First, Schwarzenegger. Then Milius. And now (maybe) Poledouris? This project sounds more and more disappointing with every new bit of news. What next? No Mako?
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If Arnold is gone and Milius is gone, then I think the best course of action for Rodriguez (or whoever takes over) would be to just forget about the first two movies, and adapt one of the original Conan stories. "Hour of the Dragon" would be a good choice. In that one Conan is already the king of Aquilonia, but he gets his kingdom usurped by an evil undead sorcerer and he has to try to get it back. I think it would make for a good Conan movie.
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While I appreciate some of what Rodriguez has done, the only ones who could do this movie right are Arnold, Milius, and Poledouris. I won't anticipate the movie at all without their involvement. (Arnold can get the ball rolling again by losing the next election...)
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I really like Robert Rodriguez and the first Conan film was good. I will give this film a chance, but having Ah-nold back would be a major plus.
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Well, it can't turn out any worse than Conan the Destroyer, can it?

At the very least, I hope it is R-rated, with lots of blood and naked women.
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Originally Posted by TheMadMonk
Well, it can't turn out any worse than Conan the Destroyer, can it?

At the very least, I hope it is R-rated, with lots of blood and naked women.
That would be best in life.
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Originally Posted by TheMadMonk
Well, it can't turn out any worse than Conan the Destroyer, can it?
Yes it could.
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Originally Posted by TheMadMonk
Well, it can't turn out any worse than Conan the Destroyer, can it?
Did you see Once Upon a Time in Mexico?
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WIll Rodriguez actually leave his backyard to make this movie and use actual locations or will everything be added in his garage computer?
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Originally Posted by Gerry P.
Did you see Once Upon a Time in Mexico?
Yeah, and while bad, I still think it is probably a little better than Conan the Destroyer.
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Originally Posted by TheMadMonk
Yeah, and while bad, I still think it is probably a little better than Conan the Destroyer.
Rodriguez' movie certainly would have benefitted from an animal-skin clad Wilt Chamberlain.
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Geesh, I think a re-imagining of the Conan character could be cool. Give Arnold a cameo flashback (in all likelyhood this is all he'll be available for), and move on with a new Conan.

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Originally Posted by harosa
WIll Rodriguez actually leave his backyard to make this movie and use actual locations or will everything be added in his garage computer?
This is what I was worried about, I hope it's kept lo-fi like the first one.
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I'm willing to bet that The Rock is on tap for the role, and I'm sure Rodriguez will do a bang up job on it. Just because Spy Kids and Sin City were CG, it doesn't mean that he would approach Conan like that. Robert is smart. Very smart. I'm sure he'll head back to his guerilla style filmmaking techniques from El Mariachi and Desperado for this one...and I'm sure it will be good. Give the guy some credit, he's got a vision as a filmmaker, and if anything, he is versatile - his body of work thus far has proven that.
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You know, I'm a huge Arnold fan. Even big enough to vote for him in the recall election. But can he really cut it for an action film now a days? I mean, he isn't all that built like he used to be. So him without a shirt is something that will need a lot of touching up on to even look close to what Conan is. I wouldn't lose any sleep if someone else built for the role filled in.
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The thing is that, as Milius wrote the character in his King Conan script, our favourite Barbarian was up there in years and not the quite the man he once was. It was written with Arnold in mind so his age is not an issue. And a while back there was talk that The Rock would have played Kon, the son of Conan. I was really looking forward to that.

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Old 05-04-05, 02:01 PM
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The Rock = No Sale. We already have The Scorpion King. hehehe.

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