It's obvious from this postmortem article, Autopsy Report: LG's 'Conan The Barbarian', that Avi Lerner and his boys just didn't get it. One of their biggest errors was targeting the wrong people when making their assumptions about creating and marketing the film. All they had to do was come here to understand what Conan was all about. Better yet, they should have hired Rusty Burke, Mark Finn, or any other number of REH scholars to provide guidance. Heaven knows, they had de Camp as an advisor on the original CtB film and it's ill-begotten spawn. It would be nice to believe they actually listened to Malmberg and the folks at CPI when it came to the important decisions, but after reading the article I just don't know. Actually, I do know, and it reinforces my contempt for Hollywood suits.
As far as I'm concerned the least of the movie's problems was Momoa. However, I thought I'd throw up a poll to see what everyone else thinks.
As usual, keep it clean, and stay clear of belligerent responses just because you don't happen to agree with something someone said. Everyone here is entitled to an opinion.
EDIT: This is actually a simple question comparing the two actors who have portrayed Conan in the two films. No nit-picking caveats required. I could have added Leo Howard, but then I would have to add Jorge Sanz from the 82 film. Maybe that can form the subject of another poll. I could have added Rolf Moeller, but again I was focusing on the movies. Again, food for a possible future poll. At that time you may as well add Cartoon Conan.
Finally, this is a poll. If you wish to discuss the merits of the movie, there is an existing thread designed for that purpose.
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