Avatar star confirmed for Dan Dare…. Sam Worthington has been confirmed to star in the upcoming space adventure film Dan Dare. According to Variety; Clash of the Titans producer Basil Iwanyk will produce the movie which is based on the popular sc-fi hero. Dan Dare first appeared in Eagle Comics back in 1950 in Dan Dare: The Pilot of the Future. At this moment in time no director has been attached and other than the casting of Worthington, no other cast members have been announced.