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Sneak Peek "Battlestar Galactica" meets the opening of "Friends".
Filmed in Vancouver, "Battlestar Galactica" was created by Glen A. Larson, beginning with the original TV series in 1978, followed by a brief sequel TV series in 1980, a line of book adaptations, original novels, comic books, a board game and video games. A remake of "Battlestar Galactica" aired December 2003, beginning with a two-part, three-hour miniseries developed by Ronald D. Moore and David Eick. This led to a weekly TV series which ran for four seasons between 2004 and 2009. A prequel TV series, "Caprica", aired in 2010. A two-hour pilot for a second spin-off series, "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" was also filmed, with plans of continuing it into a regular series. No word yet on that ...
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- Michael Stevens
From the moment that veteran TV producer Glen Larson, 76, filed a lawsuit in 2011 against Universal City Studios over millions of dollars in profits from hit series he created -- classic genre shows like Knight Rider, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Magnum P.I. and the original Battlestar Galactica -- the situation was bound to get ugly. Fights over so-called "Hollywood Accounting" are nothing new, but Larson's complaint was particularly scathing. "As the shows make more money for Universal, the deficit that Larson Productions must overcome continually increases,” the complaint stated. “It’s Hollywood’s version of being a sharecropper.” Since
- Eriq Gardner
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome, the second prequel to the Syfy Channel’s original reboot of the late 1970’s show Battlestar Galactica, will debut on the cable network on February 10. It will be released on VOD, Blu-ray and DVD on February 19. This show was originally planned as a series, set around the beginning of the Cylon war, before they vanished for a century that would eventually be depicted in Ron Moore’s reboot of Glen A. Larson’s original series. It was designed as a more action-packed drama than the more cerebral Caprica, the first prequel, was. But in March of 2012, Syfy decided not to move forward with the show beyond the pilot –while it was designed as a cost-effective show with virtual sets and other cost-saving factors, but they claimed the post-production lead-time and expenses actually made the series not financially viable for always cost-conscious cable net and their parent company, »
3 items from 2013
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