Netflix has put into development a live-action series based on Robert E. Howard’s Conan The Barbarian. The project is the first in a deal between Netflix and Conan Properties International. This also gives Netflix the exclusive option to acquire rights to the entire Conan library and develop animated and live-action TV series or movies.
Howard’s Conan The Barbarian was first published in 1932 and ushered in the genre of sword and sorcery. A 1982 movie starred Arnold Schwarzenegger as the titular character and the 2011 reboot starred Jason Momoa.
A search is currently underway for writers, directors, and a showrunner.