Schwarzenegger returns to Conan role

Arnold Schwarzenegger is lookign to return as Conan, the role that first made him famous. File photo / AP
Arnold Schwarzenegger is lookign to return as Conan, the role that first made him famous. File photo / AP

Arnold Schwarzenegger is coming back as Conan the Barbarian.

Universal Pictures says 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.

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.

-AP

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