SyFi Greenlights New Battlestar Galactica Prequel Series Called “Blood & Chrome” Forgets To Mention Canceling The Current Prequel “Caprica”
The Syfi channel announced that they had given the go-ahead to a pilot for what would be another prequel to the Battlestar Galactica series that they pissed on throughout it’s entire run called “Blood & Chrome”.
In no surprise it’s described as being more focused on “action” and will feature a young incarnation of William Adama who was played throughout the series by Edward James Olmos.
The series will be headed up by Executive Producer David Eick and it looks like Ronald Moore will have nothing to do with the show.
The press release spews crap like all of SyFi’s do but here’s the gist:
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome takes place in the 10th year of the first Cylon war. As the battle between humans and their creation, a sentient robotic race, rages across the 12 colonial worlds, a brash rookie viper pilot enters the fray. Ensign William Adama, barely in his 20′s and a recent Academy graduate, finds himself assigned to the newest battlestar in the Colonial fleet’ the Galactica. The talented but hot-headed risk-taker soon finds himself leading a dangerous top secret mission that, if successful, will turn the tide of the decade long war in favor of the desperate fleet.
Oh, and in case you didn’t see it in the press release… BECAUSE IT WASN’T THERE! SyFi is cancelling the other BSG prequel CAPRICA. There you go, loyal viewers. Send your thanks and letters of joy to the network. You know they love you and respect their core audience and shows, right?
Take that kick to the teeth, fans and keep coming back for more!