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Universal in talks for 'Battlestar' movie


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#1 Nvyseal

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 04:50 AM

Just as the acclaimed Sci Fi Channel series "Battlestar Galactica" enters its final episodes, Universal has quietly entered into negotiations with Glen A. Larson to write and produce a big-screen version of the property he created.

The Sci Fi series, under the direction of executive producer Ronald Moore, took the premise and ran with it, incorporating the politics of war, religion, torture and destiny, becoming the channel's signature series.

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 05:59 AM

i was in for the original series. haven't seen the sci-fi channel one...

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 08:58 PM

View Postm.oreilly, on Feb 21 2009, 12:59 AM, said:

i was in for the original series. haven't seen the sci-fi channel one...
Best galdern show on television.

Curious about the timeline and plot of the movie...

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 09:14 PM

I'm with enip., best show on TV for the last 5 years. Having said that, I wonder they're asking Larson to do a flic and not Ronald Moore (creator of the current series).

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Posted 22 February 2009 - 12:05 AM

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The movie effort would have no connection to the series and would relaunch the story in a new medium. However, staples such as the characters Adama, Starbuck, and Baltar will remain.

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