King Conan, Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger



We had Conan the Barbarian in 1982, and Conan the Destroyer in 1984, so does anyone want a third Conan movie with Arnold Schwarzenegger? It can be done, thanks to deepfake technology. The Buff Dudes did it, using a version of Arnold's face from different eras to show Conan as an aged king and in the younger flashback scenes. In this story, Conan is defending his throne from all, or at least some, of those kids he spawned when he was younger. They call this a "concept trailer," although it does a better job at making us want to watch the full movie than most trailers. It's more like the early scenes of a film, just setting up the conflict. Alas, it's not a full movie but a fan film. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at how the video was made.



Yeah, this was put together by an astonishingly small crew, but it took them six months. Now we will wait for Schwarzenegger's reaction. -via Geeks Are Sexy


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Conan is one of my favorite fantasy characters and the first movie was awesome. Not so much the second (and let's not even speak of the third). Schwarzenegger has always wanted to return to the franchise but they've never been able to make a deal. Rumor is that Netflix has a Conan series in development. Schwarzenegger was just in the news talking about the possibility of a sequel:
https://www.msn.com/en-us/movies/news/arnold-schwarzenegger-gives-update-on-conan-the-barbarian-sequel/ar-AA1bhdlU
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