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Created and written by Michael Taylor ("Star Trek: Voyager") and David Eick ("Caprica"), "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" was conceived as another prequel to Syfy's acclaimed and critically adored "Battlestar Galactica" reimagining. While "Caprica," which ran for one intriguing, frustrating season on the network in 2010, was set decades before the events in the first series, "Blood & Chrome" takes place closer in the original's timeline, following William Adama -- the character played by Edward James Olmos in "Battlestar Galactica" -- as a young man (played by Luke Pasqualino) who's just been assigned to the Galactica, the newest battlestar in the fleet, in the tenth year of the First Cylon War. Syfy ended up passing on the series back in March, while confirming plans to eventually broadcast the 90-minute pilot as a stand-alone movie. But "Blood &...

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