Conan the Barbarian TV Series From Ryan Condal, Miguel Sapochnik & Warren Littlefield In Works At Amazon EXCLUSIVE: Amazon is developing drama series Conan, based on the books by Robert E. Howard, Deadline has learned. The project hails from Colony co-creator Ryan Condal, Game of Thrones director Miguel Sapochnik, Fargo and The Handmaids Tale executive producer Warren Littlefield, Pathfinder Media and Endeavor Content. Created and written by Condal, Conan retells the classic characters story via a return to his literary origins. Driven out of his tribal homelands, Conan wanders the mysterious and treacherous world of civilization where he searches for purpose in a place that rejects him as a mindless savage. Condal executive produces with Sapochnik, who will direct, and Littlefield. Fredrik Malmberg and Mark Wheeler will also executive produce via their Pathfinder Media banner with Endeavor Content as the studio. The project falls into Amazons push into big, fantasy/genre drama series with broad appeal in the mold of Game of Thrones, which is exemplified by the companys recent big bet on a Lord of the Rings TV series.