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by BRYANT L. GRIFFIN
Bear McCreary announces the music is now complete for struggling spinoff pilot
There is still a big question mark over the "Battlestar Galactica" spinoff series "Blood & Chrome." But one thing's for certain: Fans will have a chance to see the pilot, whether there are more episodes to follow it or not. Composer Bear McCreary, who got his first huge break on Syfy's original " ...Read More
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
Guest actor from 'Razor' telemovie ready to reprise lead role in 'Blood & Chrome'
Fans are starting their push to "Draft Nico," but actor Nico Cortez said he's ready and willing to reprise his role as a young William Adama in the new "Battlestar Galactica" spinoff series "Blood & Chrome." Casting for "Blood & Chrome," which was upgraded from a web series to a full-fledged tele ...Read More
Battlestar Galactica universe looks to continue on Syfy using the 'Sanctuary' route
Technology is what might help the Cylons win, but it also is bringing those dastardly robots back bigger and badder than ever. Syfy has given the thumbs up to "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" for a two-hour backdoor pilot movie spearheaded by "Battlestar Galactica" executive producer David ...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
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
Up and rising actor presents an emotional look in struggles of Hollywood
At San Diego Comic-Con this past July, I had the pleasure of meeting a tall, muscular and seemingly talented young actor named Cody Deal. I didn't recognize him, probably because I don't watch the Syfy Saturday movies. But he starred in "Almighty Thor," one of those films you wouldn't recognize t ...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
But Syfy also has a lot of work to do to win back the fanbase, too
I'm not really worried about "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome." David Weddle, Bradley Thompson, Michael Taylor and David Eick are four people I respect tremendously, especially when it comes to good Battlestar Galactica. Sure, of that group, only Eick was involved with "Caprica" (and how muc ...Read More
However, no word yet on if Syfy is seeking out Nico Cortez
Fans are still rooting for Nico Cortez to reprise his role as a young William Adama in the upcoming "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" pilot. No one knows if he'll get the role, as that decision is up to Syfy, but word is out now on exactly what kind of characters executive producer David Eick i ...Read More