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Conan the Barbarian Named One of 11 Films to Boost 2011

Paradox Entertainment Inc. and its subsidiary Conan Properties International LLC announced that their upcoming film Conan the Barbarian was named one of USA Today’s 11 Films to Lift 2011.

Starring Jason Momoa, Stephen Lang, Ron Perlman, Rachel Nichols and Rose McGowan, the film will be released August 19 in both 2-D and 3-D via Lionsgate.

In the realm of licensing, several companies have signed on to create product based on the film, as well as classic Conan merchandise.

Licensees include Albion Film Swords (custom weaponry and armor; worldwide), Dark Horse Comics (comics and graphic novels print and digital; worldwide); Double Barrel (motion comics co-production; worldwide) Museum Replicas/Atlanta Cutlery (weaponry and armor; worldwide), Penguin (novelization of the screenplay; worldwide), Rittenhouse (collectible trading cards; North America, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom), Rizzoli (2011 wall calendar; worldwide) and Rubie’s Costume (costumes, masks and costume accessories; worldwide)

Other films with major licensing efforts that made the list include Rango, Rio, Scream 4, Cars 2, Cowboys and Aliens and The Smurfs.

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