Rumor has it that Matthew Vaughn, director of the surprise hit Kingsman: The Secret Service, is in negotiations to direct Flash Gordon.
“Vaughn, who has shown an affinity for geek-friendly material with his comic book movies Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class, became highly sought by numerous studios after Kingsman. The movie, based on a Mark Millar-written comic, was released in February and has grossed more than $392 million worldwide on a reported budget of $81 million.” Read the full article in The Hollywood Reporter here.
Deck the galactic halls! With FLASH GORDON HOLIDAY SPECIAL, new from Dynamite Entertainment, fans get three titanic tales for the price of one, by the triple-team of Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy and Stuart Wellington from “The Daily Show” and the hit podcast, The Flop House!
Flash and Zarkov head back to Arboria to teach their alien friends about Christmas, only to find that Arboria…already knows what Christmas is? Then a tale on Earth, featuring an abandoned Beast-Man helped by a Jewish family during Hanukkah! And finally, Dale Arden rings in the New Year on the violent and horrifically frigid Frigia!
This is the end. FLASH GORDON #8 is Dynamite Entertainment’s final issue by super-team Jeff Parker, Evan Shaner, and Jordie Bellaire!
Flash, Dale, and Zarkov may have finally figured out a way back to Earth! But will Ming’s forces follow? Are their adventures over? Find out in the astounding final issue of Flash Gordon!