It seems that a new remake is without a director for the time being. According to Empire, director Brett Ratner is no longer attached to direct the new Conan remake.

The site spoke with the film's producer, Joe Gatta, who confirmed that Ratner is off the remake.

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"We're currently in the process of hiring a director," he told us. "For the past six months we were discussing the movie with Brett Ratner, and for more timing issues than anything else we had to part ways with Brett. We all wanted him to do it, believe me; just the timing didn't work. But you never know what can happen."

The producer also mentioned that the film is eyeing a production start-date of August 24 in Bulgaria. CLICK HERE to read the site's full article.