Amazon has signed a deal to create a new original Conan series, according to Deadline. It will be based on the original books by Robert E. Howard. Ryan Condal, who wrote the new Hercules movie and produced the Colony series, will be executive producing and writing Amazon’s upcoming Conan series. Miguel Sapochnik, who directed several Game of Thrones episodes, will direct the new series. This series goes perfectly with Amazon new focus to create fantasy/genre drama series with broad appeal.