In a story from The Hollywood Reporter, Said Taghmaoui (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra) has joined the cast of Nu Image/Millennium's Conan.

Stephen Lang (Avatar) recently came aboard as the villain in the movie that will be directed by Marcus Nispel.

Taghmaoui will play "a leader of thieves who is saved by Conan (Jason Momoa) and later offers him aid." Lang is going to be the ruler in search of a queen. Her blood has the ability to bring life to the demonic minions of a long-lost god.

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Shooting is set to start this week in Bulgaria.

Evan Jacobs