A vaguely interesting concept becomes a true mess
by JOHN VINCENT
Post-production time could turn 'Battlestar' series into 'Falling Skies'
No one has heard so much as a peep from Syfy on the shot pilot for the "Battlestar Galactica" spinoff series "Blood & Chrome," but a decision on when fans will get a chance to see the episode is coming soon. But even if Syfy does pick the show up for series, don't expect a premiere until at least ...Read More
Despite previous announcements, new series not exactly a sure-thing for television
The one consolation Battlestar Galactica fans had following the cancellation of the prequel "Caprica" was that an originally proposed Web series was going to come to television instead. But now there's a possibility it's heading right back to the Web. AOL TV is reporting that "Battlestar Galac ...Read More
Is this the end of cable channel's Battlestar Galactica franchise?
"Blood & Chrome," the second "Battlestar Galactica" prequel that had a more rocky life than the first prequel, will finally get some airtime on Syfy in February. But don't expect there to be much more than that. The project, originally designed as a Web series, but kicked up to a series pilot ...Read More
Yet, the latest Batman film has pulled in $389.6 million domestically
Although "The Dark Knight Rises" is behind "The Dark Knight" when it comes to box office, it's still hard to kick the final installment of the Christopher Nolan trilogy, because just under $400 million domestically is nothing to sneeze at. After three weeks at No. 1, "Dark Knight Rises" finally f ...Read More
Syfy just needs to find a place for it
Just a few months back, Syfy original content president Mark Stern told Deadline.com that the "Battlestar Galactica" spinoff prequel series "Blood & Chrome" was dead. But that just might not be the case. In his popular annual panel at San Diego Comic-Con, actor Richard Hatch -- who starred in ...Read More
Cable channel can't balance costs with potential revenue of a series
It certainly shouldn't be a surprise since news outlets have been writing its obituary since August, but Syfy has made it almost official: There will be no "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" series. At least not on television. Deadline.com is reporting that Syfy is moving "Blood & Chrome" ...Read More
Luke Pasqualino wins role over fan favorite Nico Cortez
Trying to find a nationality for William Adama is hard. Yes, we know he's Caprican with some Tauron ancestry, but the once Latino actor is now being played by a ... Sicilian? Luke Pasqualino has been tapped by Syfy as the star of its new backdoor pilot, "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome." ...Read More