Rachel Nichols, who made a major impression as Scarlett in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, has reportedly been cast in the key role of Tamara in Millennium Films' reboot of the Conan franchise. If confirmed, Nichols will be the second G.I. Joe thespian to appear in Conan. Leo Howard, the juvenile actor who played the young Snake Eyes, is portraying the young Conan (see “Young Conan Chosen”).
According to the Latino Review, Tamara is beautiful young novitiate of a Greek monastery. She has been trained in the martial arts and serves as friend, bodyguard, and servant to the queen. She makes common cause with Conan to find the usurper Khalar Singh and falls in love with the mesomorphic hero along the way.