Next month Studiocanal will bring back Mike Hodges cult classic Flash Gordon. I can’t believe it’s now 40 years old this year, as the film was one of the first ever films I watched at the cinema. So the film will always have a space in my heart and hopefully yours too.
Studiocanal have sent us over a newly restored film clip from the film. The clip we see Flash and Prince Barin take each other on in this iconic fight scene from Flash Gordon. They have also confirmed the film will be back in UK Cinemas from 31st July! With the 4k UHD Collectors Edition now been released 1 week later on 10th August.
Our planet is under attack! An unexplained energy wave has pulled the Moon out of orbit, sending it careening towards Earth. Strange natural disasters bombard our world. Baffled scientists are at a loss as to the cause of the chaos. A lone voice – brilliant, but disgraced, scientist Hans Zarkov (TOPOL) – is convinced that these catastrophes are of extraterrestrial origin and predicts that we only have 10 days before the Moon crashes into Earth, destroying all life. Humanity is doomed!
Our only hope is Flash Gordon . . . saviour of the universe!
Starring Sam Jones as our titular hero Flash, with Melody Anderson,Topol, Ornella Muti, Timothy Dalton, Peter Wyngarde, Brian Blessed,Richard O’Brien, and Max von Sydow as Ming The Merciless.
Flash Gordon will be released on 4K UHD Collector’s edition, Blu-ray, Steelbook, DVD and digital on August 10th. The film will be back in cinemas near you from 31st July (off course subject to change due to Covid-19).