flash gordon on sci-fi channel
... i remember hypothesizing about the new Flash Gordon tv-series going by way of
Battlestar Galactica ala "all grunge-realworld-tech" ... and by looking at the press-
images and write-up on CBR? it doesn't seem that too far off, innit? [read synopsis here]
i'm to keep an "open mind" and hope that it "surprises " me somewhen? ...
*heh* ... which also serves as an excuse to "tease" a 1/6th-kitbash of my
own version of Flash, innit? (which i really hope i can finish-up tho LOL)
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"As the series opens, we learn that Flash's father, the eminent scientist Dr. Lawrence Gordon, died in a lab fire when Flash was just 13 ... Flash's adventure begins when a dangerous echo of his father's old experiments reach him. He seeks advice from his old flame, Dale. She's a reporter for their hometown TV station ... Dale quickly becomes entangled with Flash in interstellar intrigue ... It's no coincidence that Dr. Zarkov, a quirky assistant to Flash's father, also reconnects with Flash right then. Zarkov warns of a trans-dimensional rift—a tear in the universe's fabric—like the one Flash's father was trying to create the night of the fire. [read full-version here]
so would he have a shot at success? talk about a "re-invention" of a classic, innit?
Flash Gordon-figures seen@SDCC'07 from BifBangPow [image via]