Bigger than Trek?
[Battlestar Galactica, SciFi]
With firm TrekNews hard to come by this SciFi channel
press release is like Nerd Cubits!
"SciFi Channel announced the development of Caprica, a
spinoff prequel of its hit Battlestar Galactica, in
presentations to advertisers in New York on April 26.
Caprica would come from Galactica executive producers
Ronald D. Moore and David Eick, writer Remi Aubuchon
(24) and NBC Universal Television Studio.'
'Caprica would take place more than half a century
before the events that play out in Battlestar
Galactica. The people of the Twelve Colonies are at
peace and living in a society not unlike our own, but
where high technology has changed the lives of
virtually everyone for the better.'
'But a startling breakthrough in robotics is about to
occur, one that will bring to life the age-old dream
of marrying artificial intelligence with a mechanical
body to create the first living robot: a Cylon.
Following the lives of two families, the Graystones
and the Adamas (the family of William Adama, who will
one day become the commander of the Battlestar
Galactica), Caprica will weave together corporate
intrigue, techno-action and sexual politics into
television's first science fiction family saga, the
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