Like many other obscure reboot projects, Flash Gordon, has been lost in development limbo. However, it recently has picked up some steam with the Star Trek 3 writers, Patrick McKay and John D. Payne, currently working on penning the script.

In the original Alex Raymond comics, Yale graduate and polo player Flash Gordonwas kidnapped and taken to the planet Mongo, where he does battle with Ming the Merciless alongside friends Dale Arden and Hans Zarkov. The tone of this new version is said to be similar to J.J. Abrams‘ Star Trek, full of “adventure and razor’s edge escapades, balanced by plenty of character work.” – movie web

Well, it’s whatevs truthfully. Maybe we’re not 80’s baby enough around to really to f’s about whether or not the project gets off the ground. Eh. More power to them if they do, and we’ll definitely kick out a fantasy casting for support if it truly picks up some steam/