Millenium Films extended their option on Conan license

As announced in this swedish press release, which thankfully was translated by Gullbrand Millenium Films extended their option on the Conan movie license.

Option on Conan films extended for around four million kroner (Swedish currency)

The production company Millennium Films has, in accordance to the agreement, extended it’s option to produce films with Paradox Entertainment’s character Conan. The company has received 500 000 dollar for the extension. The extended option matures in November 2009. Any further extension after this is possible for a further nine month period, at which time the option must be exercised, or the rights return to Paradox Entertainment.

Just now Millennium Films are conducting preparations in its studio in Nu Boyana, Bulgaria, for a planned film start this summer. Fredrik Malmberg, who is creative producer for the film, works together with Millennium and its distributor Lionsgate with the hiring of key personnel, right now mainly a director, but also actors, production designer etc

This is great news and it further pushes the hope of this movie really becoming reality!