Wednesday, November 21, 2018

"Flash Gordon" - Sex and Violence On 'Mongo'

An established 'genre' writer/director has signed to take on a new feature film franchise showcasing outer space hero "Flash Gordon", based on the 1930's comic strip character by Alex Raymond, inspiring the creation of George Lucas' "Star Wars":

Julius Avery ("Overlord") has been signed by Fox to kick-off a new "Flash Gordon" film, to be produced by  Matthew Vaughn ("Kick-Ass") and John Davis.

"Flash Gordon" debuted January 7, 1934, as a polo player and Yale graduate, who together with 'Dale Arden' and rocket ship inventor 'Dr. Hans Zarkov'...

...are rendered helpless as the Earth is bombarded by fiery meteors. 

Zarkov kidnaps Flash and Dale, as the three rocket to the planet 'Mongo', where they discover the meteors are weapons devised by 'Ming the Merciless', Mongo's evil ruler.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Flash Gordon"...