Flash Gordon (40th Anniversary) Collector’s Edition – Out Now!

Gordon’s alive!!! There’s great news for fans of the 1980’s Flash Gordon film as Studiocanal are bringing out Flash Gordon (40th Anniversary) 4K UHD Collector’s Edition on 10 August 2020 in the UK.

Directed by Mike Hodges the film stars Sam J. Jones in the title role. Supporting Jones are Melody Anderson as Dale, Timothy Dalton as Prince Barin and the brilliant Brian Blessed as Prince Vultan. It’s fair to say the movie’s a bit of a cult classic!

Extras include:
  • New Lost in Space: Nic Roeg’s ‘Flash Gordon’
  • Audio commentary with Mike Hodges
  • Audio commentary with Brian Blessed
  • Behind the scenes of Flash Gordon
  • Stills gallery
  • Storyboards gallery
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Interview with Mike Hodges
  • Episode 24 of Flash Gordon (1979-1982): The Survival Game / Gremlin’s Finest Hour
  • Sam Jones’s acting start
  • Entertainment Earth on FG merchandise
  • Bob Lindenmayer discussed deleted scenes and original endings
  • 35th Anniversary Greenroom
  • 35th Anniversary reunion featurette
  • Renato Casaro extended interview
  • Brian Blessed anecdotes
  • Melody’s musings on the soundtrack
  • The UHD and 2 Blu-ray discs
  • Bonus Blu-Ray Disc of LIFE AFTER FLASH
  • Soundtrack
  • 32 page booklet
  • 16 page Titan mini book (The Story of Flash Gordon)
  • Reproduced booklet of the first strip of original comic books
  • Poster of original artwork

Flash Gordon (40th Anniversary Edition) Blu-ray

If 4K’s not for you then you can obtain the standard version which also comes out 10 August 2020.It doesn’t come with all the bells and whistles as the 4K collector’s edition. Here’s what you get:

Extras
  • New Lost in Space: Nic Roeg’s Flash
  • Audio commentary with Mike Hodges & Brian Blessed
  • Behind the scenes of Flash Gordon
  • Stills gallery
  • Storyboards gallery
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Interview with Mike Hodges
  • Episode 24 of Flash Gordon (1979-1982): The Survival Game / Gremlin’s Finest Hour
  • Sam Jones’s acting start
  • Entertainment Earth on FG merchandise
  • Bob Lindenmayer discussed deleted scenes and original endings
  • 35th Anniversary Greenroom
  • 35th Anniversary reunion featurette
  • Renato Casaro extended interview
  • Brian Blessed anecdotes
  • Melody’s musings on the soundtrack

Flash Gordon (40th Anniversary Edition) DVD

For those of you content with the DVD edition you’re in luck as it also releases on the 10th August 2020.

Extras Include:
  • New Lost in Space: Nic Roeg’s Flash
  • Audio commentary with Mike Hodges & Brian Blessed
  • Behind the scenes of F-Gordon
  • Stills gallery
  • Storyboards gallery
  • Original theatrical trailer

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