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Taika Waititi's ‘Flash Gordon' Movie is Now Live-Action

1 month ago   |   By Slash Film

Two years ago, Taika Waititi signed on to helm a Flash Gordon movie about the space opera comic hero who debuted back in 1934. The film was initially planned to be an animated feature but recent reports prove that's no longer the case, and the project is now being developed as a live-action film.
While promoting his latest release, Jungle Cruise , producer John Davis revealed to Collider that this decision was made by Waititi himself, saying,
“Taika is writing it. It was a movie that was a huge influence on him growing up. It is one of his favorite movies. He initially said to me, ‘Let's...
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Masters of the Universe: The Motion Picture Is Worth Revisiting

Masters of the Universe: The Motion Picture Is Worth Revisiting

1 month ago   |   By Coming Soon

With the success of the toyline, a hit cartoon, and a slew of other merchandise, the franchise had no choice but to try and make more money off of a live-action film. This muscle-bound movie didn't hit quite in the height of He-Mania, but a year after the action figure sales plummeted. It was a troubled production, not well-received at the time of its release in 1987, and barely given a chance to make an impression, but it's another gem that was always destined to become a cult classic, adored by fans and respected for what it accomplished under the conditions. Doomed from the moment...
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Taika Waititi's Animated Flash Gordon Movie Shifts To Live-Action

Taika Waititi's Animated Flash Gordon Movie Shifts To Live-Action

1 month ago   |   By Super Hero Hype

Taika Waititi's Animated Flash Gordon Movie Shifts To Live-Action
Producer John Davis has been dropping quite a few bombshells about his upcoming projects over the last few days. This week alone, he divulged the title of Dan Trachtenberg's Predator prequel and later announced plans to bring Waterworld to TV. But it turns out that Davis wasn't done sharing, because during his recent sit-down with Collider , he also offered a pretty significant update about Taika Waititi's long-in-the-works Flash Gordon movie. The film, which was originally conceived as an animated project, is now being...
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