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Sam Worthington To Play Dan Dare. UK Buck Rogers

Sam Worthington To Play Dan Dare. UK Buck Rogers Sam Worthington to play Dan Dare in an upcoming film based on comic strips since 1950; created by Frank Hampson, he’s also the most successful comic property in the history of the UK. He’s often described as the British Buck Rogers and is meant to look like the British Army type.British sci-fi comic property acquired by Virgin Comics (and Richard Branson) a few years ago. Dan Dare is a British science fiction comic hero, created by illustrator Frank Hampson. Hampson not only invented Dan Dare and his entire world, he also put together the original team of artists and wrote the first two stories. Dan Dare appeared in the Eagle comic story Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future in 1950, dramatised 7 times a week on Radio Luxembourg. The stories were set in the late 1990s but the dialogue and manner of the characters is reminiscent of British war films of the 1950s. Dan Dare has been described as "Biggles in Space" and as the British