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Flash Gordon – re-imagined and coming back to TV!! February 1, 2007

Posted by showmescifi in Flash Gordon, flashgordon, scifi.
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SCI FI Channel is confirming that Flash Gordon is coming back!!

Apparently they’ve green-lighted production on Flash Gordon for production of 22 one-hour episodes. The series is scheduled debut on SCI FI in July of this year.

The characters of Ming, Dale Arden and Dr. Hans Zarkov will be brought back for a contemporary retelling of the comic-strip story created in 1934 by Alex Raymond.

First Battlestar Galactica now Flash Gordon. WOW. All I keep hearing in my head is the Queen theme song from the 80’s Flash Gordon movie.

FLASH…dum.dum… dum.dum…AH AH!.

Wait a sec forget that – below you’ll find the Queen video of the Flash Gordon theme. ENJOY!

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1. dirkmancuso - February 3, 2007

Now if only someone would release a deluxe version of the movie…

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3. emperorbananaketchup - February 6, 2007

Dunno how this will pan out…even by my standards, I think the Flash Gordon characters were nothing more than flat-out caricatures.

What will be their take on Ming the Merciless, that oleaginous Oriental stereotype….

4. callrecording - February 6, 2007

Nice. Hopefuly they don’t have to make it too dark. There is a happy medium somewhere between the campy 60s and 70s and the way to dark and gritty 90s and 2000s. I hope they’re able to find it. Galactica was too dark and lost some of the boyish humor and fun that made the original fun.

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8. Claude - November 5, 2008

Afftor zhzhot!


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