If things go as planned for Buck Rogers, he will be heading back to the 25th Century in a movie. Legendary studio is planning on bringing Buck Rogers to the big screen. Legendary is putting the final pieces in place for the rights to Buck Rogers. No definite plans announced for a script, pre-production, or time table.
Legendary has developed the upcoming Dune movie. They are behind the Godzilla and Kong movies. Legendary appears to be the right place for Buck Rogers to make a come back.
Buck Rogers started as a serial comic strip in 1929 by the John F. Dille Co. With the popularity of the comic strip, Buck Rogers started appearing on toys, comic books, radio shows, and a serial movies. In 1979, a television series on NBC staring Gil Gerard and Erin Gray.