Posted on Monday, January 13th, 2014 by Angie Han
Syfy’s Helix has been getting all the attention lately, mostly because it just premiered a few days back, but it’s not the only treat Battlestar Galactica showrunner Ronald D. Moore has in store for us this year.
This summer will see the premiere of Starz’s Outlander, based on Diana Gabaldon‘s series of novels about a World War II nurse (Caitriona Balfe) who’s whisked back in time to 18th century Scotland. The first trailer has finally arrived, and you can check it out after the jump.
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Helix, the new show from Ron Moore (Battlestar Galactica) has been previewed in a series of atmospheric and ominous teasers. But it’s the main print ad (above), also seen around LA on giant billboards, that has really caught my attention. (Nothing like staring at an exploding head while you’re stuck in traffic.) Now, with just under a week to go before the show premieres, SyFy has put the first fifteen minutes online, so you can preview the beginning of the show’s disastrous situation in the Arctic. Read More »
Battlestar Galactica revival mastermind Ron Moore has a new sci-fi show coming in 2014. Helix follows a group from the Centers for Disease Control that travels to the Arctic to research the outbreak of a disease. There, they find that things are really much worse and more life-threatening than they thought. The cast is led by Billy Campbell (Once and Again) and Hiroyuki Sanada (Revenge, Lost).
It’s been a couple of months since we posted the first teaser for Helix, but a few new videos showed up this week. In fact, there are quite a few, which tease tone and horror more than specific plot points, and we’ve got them all below. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 by Angie Han
The Walking Dead ended its third season a couple weeks back, but horror fans looking for their next fix will find that other TV makers are very eager to deliver. Exec producer Eli Roth promises a sexy, gory good time when Hemlock Grove debuts on Netflix next month, while Battlestar Galactica creator Ronald D. Moore is re-teaming with Syfy for the outbreak thriller Helix. Check out new trailers for both after the jump.
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Posted on Monday, September 24th, 2012 by Angie Han
Ah, fall — not only are new shows debuting and old shows returning, shows that don’t even exist yet are getting picked up left and right. After the jump:
- HBO renews Treme for a fourth and final season
- Ron Moore is adapting A Knight’s Tale for ABC
- Fox updates Hamlet for modern-day Washington, DC
- Homeland casts F. Murray Abraham as a CIA agent
- James Caan will be a mob boss on Starz’ Magic City
- Ricky Gervais‘ comedy Derek is headed to Netflix
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Ever since Ron Moore chose to end his successful reboot of Battlestar Galactica he’s been doing his best to get another series on television. He had ocean and magic shows, The McCulloch and 17th Precinct, set up at NBC and a remake of Wild Wild West in development at CBS. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like any of them are going to make it to network. Deadline is reporting that, unfazed, Moore has just sold a western pitch called Hangtown to ABC. It’s the latest show in the Western genre – a genre that hasn’t fared too well on the big screen in recent years – to gain traction on the small screen. Read what it’s about and more after the jump. Read More »
The men who helped to create such popular properties as Lost, The Dark Knight, Battlestar Galactica and Heroes are just a few of the people with brand new shows currently awaiting the executioner’s axe. The J.J. Abrams-produced show Alcatraz, Jonah Nolan‘s Person of Interest, Ronald Moore‘s 17th Precinct and Tim Kring‘s Touch are four out of dozens of pilots whose fates will be decided this month as the networks get ready to announce their fall schedules from May 16-19 at New York upfronts. And while it would be easy to assume anything these guys touch would most certainly make it to our television screens, Deadline’s sources say that some might not. Read more about the buzz on all those shows, as well as a ton of other upcoming pilots you have been anticipating (Locke & Key, Charlie’s Angels, Wonder Woman, etc), after the jump. Read More »
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With his Battlestar Galactica prequel Caprica recently canceled in favor of a more action packed spin-off, Ron Moore – the brain child behind the successful 2004 re-imagining of Galactica – now finds himself showless. Or does he? It seems Moore might be leaving space in favor of both the seven seas and the Old West. Moore just sold an action adventure series called The McCulloch to NBC; it centers on a fictional Coast Guard cutter that travels around the world. He’s also one of two producers attached to a remake of the 1960s show The Wild Wild West which, though it was rumored before, is now being set up at CBS. Read more about both after the jump. Read More »