A vaguely interesting concept becomes a true mess
by JOHN VINCENT
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
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
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
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
'Blood & Chrome' actress says the possibility was being explored
There will be a lot more blood and guts in the new "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome," but it might be a lot more real than you could imagine. Lili Bordan, who plays Graystone Industries employee Dr. Becca Kelly, said there was talk that the new series will take the "Avatar" route even furthe ...Read More