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Flash Gordon Film-Will It Ever Happen?

Flash Gordon Film-Will It Ever Happen? Following the release of "The Crazies" earlier this year, director Breck Eisner's next project could be a remake of John Carpenter's "Escape from New York." However, Eisner recently extended his option for Alex Raymond's classic sci-fi comic strip " Flash Gordon ," with an eye towards directing it down the line. "'Flash Gordon' is a total passion project for me," said Eisner during an interview with Fearnet. "We've just extended the option and the studio's very committed in trying to make it happen." "It's just a gigantic 3D experience with years of prep," continued Eisner. "It’s one of those movies you get once in a lifetime to make and for me it's been a passion of mine since I was a kid. If I could pick and just control everything I would love to make 'Flash Gordon,' it's really kind of my dream job, but it's multi-year, in

Flash Gordon Film Update By Director Breck Eisner

Flash Gordon Film Update By Director Breck Eisner This is great news to hear about the upcoming Flash Gordon movie. I have been a life long Flash Gordon fan since the first time I saw it on Beta in the early 80's, and as you can tell by the picture with Flash himself Sam Jones, this was a huge day in my life and about 60lbs heavier. He promises it will be in 3-D. "It's a movie that is in no way a remake or a re-imagining or a reboot of the '80s version or the serial version," "No Queen [music]. It is not camp in any way. I actually enjoyed the campy 80's film. We're going back to the original Alex Raymond [comic strip] scripts and imagining if he were living today, what would those strips be like?" Eisner is moving forward on his new movie version of the classic sci-fi story. "Flash Gordon is a movie I've been pursuing for years, and I finally was able to orchestrate it going to Sony from Hearst," Eisner added: "We hired writer