Forgetting driving your enemies before you and hearing the lamentations of their women — Moviehole has posted some casting breakdowns for the upcoming Conan film!
As far as things go, it looks like director Marcus Nispel is going the reboot route with the Cimmerian Barbarian, as seen by this partial description of Conan himself:
Conan is very smart, almost inhumanly strong, and very cunning. His entire life, from the moment of his birth, has been shaped by violence. Being the last of his tribe and having to watch his father die a cruel death, he is determined avenge his peoples slaughter by killing all those who led the attack on the Cimmerians, including the all-powerful Khalar Singh. He is prepared to die in order to accomplish his goal. What Conan did not expect, was to find a reason to live
Want more information? There are some more character information — as well as some spoilerific plot points revealed — at Moviehole, which you can see by clicking here.