The streamer is developing a new series based on Robert E. Howard's Conan stories. Watch it now or check out the trailer first! Netflix gets an exclusive option to acquire and adapt rights to Conan’s literary form. Conan The Barbarian TV Series In Works At Netflix By Nellie Andreeva EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has put in development an epic live-action series based on Conan, the iconic sword-and-sorcery character created by writer Robert E. Howard, I have learned. Judging by the massive cult-hit that was Netflix's Cobra Kai, the '80s are back—and yet another figure from our distant memory is getting a refresh.The story of Conan … Netflix has added another iconic character to its library. In a massive deal, it’s not just for this one project apparently. Conan the Barbarian is coming to your streaming screens at Netflix. Netflix Releases. EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has put in development an epic live-action series based on Conan, the iconic sword-and-sorcery character created by writer Robert E. Howard, I … This will reportedly be the first series as part of a deal between Netflix and Conan Properties International, ... (2011) The character of Conan has been around for almost 100 years and a lot of the original stories are still reused and recycled for modern-day action adventure films and series today. Conan the Barbarian (2011) is available on Netflix since . Home; Movies; TV Shows; New; Expiring; News; English. The adaptations can be either live-action or animated, Deadline says. Deadline had the exclusive on this one and they’re reporting that Netflix is getting exclusive access and option rights to the entire Conan literary library. Netflix may already have several great fantasy series in the works, but its just secured one more franchise as Deadline has reported the rights to Conan the Barbarian is now in their possession. And yes, that means that a new live-action series based on the popular sword-and-sorcery character created by Robert E. Howard is on the way.