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Flash Gordon: A Whole New World for Smallville Alum

Eric Johnson, Flash Gordon

Flash! (Ah-ahhhhh!) Talk about being back with a bang. Sci Fi Channel's revisiting of Flash Gordon gave the network boffo numbers with last week's premiere. As the series continues Fridays at 8 pm/ET, TVGuide.com grabbed a hold of Flash himself, Smallville alum Eric Johnson, to share a peek into his out-of-this-world new world. TVGuide.com: How did you go about acquainting yourself with Flash, who has been embodied by comic strips, cheesy movies....?Eric Johnson: There have been a lot of different incarnations of him — he's 75 years old — so I just got on the Internet. My wife found some good stuff for me and ordered some DVDs.... Basically it was a Flash crash course. I absorbed as much of it as I could before we got into the t read more

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