Friday, December 19, 2008

Frank Miller reinvents BUCK ROGERS


"Frank Miller and Odd Lot Entertainment, the creator and production company behind upcoming The Spirit are close to teaming again on the classic sci-fi property Buck Rogers."

Who knows? If Spirit does well, why wouldn't he tackle a famous pop-culture icon like "Buck Rogers".

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"Miller will write and direct his own big-screen take on the comic serial; while the creator has only begun to sketch ideas, it's expected to be a darker take, with many of Miller's signature visual elements and themes, such as corruption and redemption."

Let's not forget that it was serials like Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon that inspired George Lucas to create Star Wars.

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"One of the first pop-culture vehicles to tackle the issue of space exploration, the story of Buck Rogers began life as a comic serial in the late 1920's and early '30's and has seen numerous film and television versions over the years."

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It seems like the failure of The Spirit has finally caught up with Frank Miller. Variety reports that Miller has left the project. Whether Buck Rogers will roam space ever again on the silver screen is anybody's guess.

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