Ming 0.3 (current cvs) allows you to embed fonts using addChars().
I'm not sure if you can use regExp to addChars?
[note-I broke the char list up due to this board's wordwrap]
(PHP 4 >= 4.2.0)
SWFTextField::setFont — Sets the text field font
This function is EXPERIMENTAL. The behaviour of this function, its name, and surrounding documentation may change without notice in a future release of PHP. This function should be used at your own risk.
swftextfield::setfont() sets the text field font to
No value is returned.
From what I could gather, version 0.2a of Ming only allows to set browser font (that is, font is used only if user has it on his/her computer, otherwise some default is used). Embedding fonts does not work in this version, but judging from ChangeLog in CVS any CVS version from 2002-11-19 should be able to embed fdb font of your liking. Haven't tried it though.