has fought off competition from Twilight
star Kellan Lutz
actor Jared Padalecki
to land the lead in the Conan The Barbarian
The former Baywatch
star has been battling it out with the two hunks to take over the role that made Arnold Schwarzenegger
famous in 1982.
Lutz revealed earlier this month he had his heart set
on playing Conan, telling Eonline.
com, "It's something that I've been actively going after. I'm just excited, because the script is great."
However, Lutz won't be tackling the heavyweight role - Stargate: Atlantis
actor Jason Momoa has bagged the part, according to Empire Online
Reports suggest Mickey Rourke
is in the frame to play Conan's father, Corin.
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