A film “Battlestar Galactica” is in preparation since 2020. The director Simon Kinberg behind the project finally gives news on the progress of the production.
The history of Battlestar Galactica
Si l’heroic fantasy a eu Game of Thrones, science fiction had the excellent series Battlestar Galactica. Aired for four seasons (between 2004 and 2009), the series created by Ronald D. Moore, and which is inspired by Galactica from 1978, tells the war between humans and Cylons, robots created by humans and which have turned against them. By this postulate, Battlestar Galactica notably reminds Blade Runner (1982), or more recently the series Westworld (2016).
The show then takes place in the Galactica, the only active military vessel after the devastating attack of the Cylons out of twelve human colonies. Refugees will therefore have to leave the search for their home planet, Earth, and attempt to escape the Cylons. Among the outstanding characters of the series, we retain Starbuck, played by Katee Sackhoff, or Admiral William Adama played by Edward James Olmos. We were talking about what happened to the performers of Battlestar Galactica in our article.
Where is the film project at?
Battlestar Galactica acquired the status of cult series. Above all, his rich universe has been developed through spin-offs or comics. Since 2020, a film project in the cinema is in preparation. Unfortunately, we had not heard from since the announcement. At least until today. Simon Kinberg, who is behind this project, has indeed discussed with Collider of the progress of the film.
We are in the process of meeting some directors and we hope to find one to start preparing the film this year. Even hiring a director now, it would take six, nine months to properly prepare for the production. So at the earliest, we would be shooting at the end of this year. But more likely early next year.
The fans will therefore have to be very patient before seeing anything concrete on this film. Battlestar Galactica. Nevertheless, it is always reassuring to see that the project is not abandoned. Moreover, Simon Kinberg clarified that the film should have a connection with the reboot series in preparation for Peacock, NBC’s streaming service. Which means that on the side of this new show, things are also moving forward. It remains to wait wisely …