Conan the destroyer: which Game of Thrones star took over the role of Arnold Schwarzenegger in a reboot?

On the occasion of the broadcast of the film Conan the Destroyer on Saturday August 6, 2022, from 8:55 p.m. on RTL9, Télé Star reveals to you which Game of Thrones star succeeded Arnold Schwarzenegger in the skin of the character of Conan the Barbarian.

Released in cinemas in 1984, the film Conan the Destroyerdirected by Richard Fleischerwill be rebroadcast on Saturday August 6, 2022, from 8:55 p.m. on the channel RTL9. Carried by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the title rolethis feature film is the sequel to the film Conan the Barbarian, released in theaters two years earlier. While he was not yet a huge action movie star at the time, the former bodybuilder revealed himself to the general public by lending his features to the character of this young barbarian, who seeks to avenge the death of his parents, murdered by the leader of a cult worshiping snakes.

During its theatrical run, the first film centered on the character of Conan the Barbarian, which was produced for the modest sum of 20 million dollars, was a great commercial success. In total, it grossed over $120 million at the worldwide box office. In France, more than 1.77 million spectators discovered this feature film on the big screen. Figures that obviously pushed the producers to make a sequel. It therefore saw the light of day two years later, still with Arnold Schwarzenegger in the title role. However, this 2nd film had a more mixed success, since it brought in less money than the first opus.

Conan the destroyer: Jason Momoa succeeds Arnold Schwarzenegger in the reboot

Afterwards, it will be necessary to wait until 2011 to see a new film centered on the character of Conan the Barbarian go to the cinema. Exit Arnold Schwarzenegger, it is the actor Jason Momoa who lends his features to the main character in this reboot. Unfortunately, this film will be a resounding flop at the box office. Fortunately, this failure did not put an end to the actor’s career, given that he will reveal himself a year later in the first season of the cult series Game Of Thronesbefore being chosen to embody the character ofAquaman on the big screen. He will also be in the cast of the 10th installment of the cinematographic saga Fast & Furious, alongside Vin Diesel.

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