Biddy biddy biddy. The sci-fi traditional “Buck Rogers” is about to be unfrozen, once more, however this time within the 21st century with some main star power.
George Clooney has joined the forthcoming restricted sequence as govt producer, in keeping with The Hollywood Reporter, which added that whereas there’s no appearing deal presently in place, it may very well be a “potential starring vehicle” for the veteran actor.
Legendary is growing the variation, written by Brian Okay. Vaughan, as an attainable jumping-off level for a subsequent movie and anime off-shoot.
Buck Rogers first seems within the pulpy sci-fi journal Amazing Stories in 1928 as a struggling vet who falls right into a coma and wakes up within the 25th century. A preferred sketch, radio sequence, and 12-part film serial have been launched all through the 1930s.
The character’s most up-to-date display outing, “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century,” began as a made-for-TV film pilot in 1979 after which ran for 2 seasons on NBC. In this campy cult tradition, Buck, performed by Gil Gerard, was an Air Force pilot/NASA astronaut who was frozen in a house in 1987 for greater than 500 years.
Clooney most not too long ago starred, directed, and produced the dystopian “Midnight Sky,” his debut undertaking for Netflix.
Sadly, we’ll have to attend and see if he’ll be the one to don Gerard’s comfortable fits because of the character.