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.

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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.

Shooting is set to start this week in Bulgaria.