Gordon's alive! The quest to get a new Flash Gordon movie off the ground and all the way to Mongo continues.
The Flash Gordon remake has had a troubled life cycle so far. Aside from the fact that we were criminally robbed of a sequel to Mike Hodges' brilliant 1980 Flash Gordon movie that starred Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, freakin' Max von Sydow, Topol, and the sickest Queen soundtrack ever for cryin' out loud. Seriously, how do you not make a sequel to that movie?
Julius Avery (of the upcoming good guys vs. Nazis/zombies flick Overlord which opens on Nov. 9) is in line to write and direct a Flash Gordon remake (via THR). Avery replaces Matthew Vaughn, who had been attached to it since 2015. Vaughn will now produce, alongside John Davis. Avery's script replaces one by Mark Protosevich, which in turn replaced one