The Hollywood Reporter has a great oral history post from the writers and actors behind the Star Trek: Next Generation’s epic cliffhanger episode ‘Best of Both Worlds’. Here’s a couple of things we learned about the episode, and how it changed Star Trek forever:
Ever since Battlestar Galactica went off the air, we've been waiting to see what series creator Ron Moore would do next. After a few false starts, he finally claimed a new series as his own: Outlander, a fantasy romance that on its surface couldn't be more unlike Battlestar. But the two shows have a lot in common.
The "writers' room" of a television show is a magical place , where creativity flows and awesome ideas are generated. But how do you keep "the room" happy and focused? Some of the top showrunners, including Joss Whedon, share their secrets in this exclusive excerpt from the book Showrunners.
At Comic-Con yesterday, Battlestar Galactica creator Ron Moore told fans that he loves how television's budget constraints spawn creativity. For example: the skinjobs, whom he'd originally wanted to be done up in shiny suits like the 1970s series' cylons.
It's been a long time since we had an update on the long-delayed Battlestar Galactica movie. And the latest bit of news is a whopper. Bryan Singer is claiming that his movie's script, penned by John Orloff (Band of Brothers, Anonymous) will be able to fit in with both the 1978 original, and the reboot that aired in…
The fall TV season is beginning, and that means one thing — you're finally going to get to see the TV pilots that the networks have been sweating over for a year. Most of them will totally suck — even if the shows they launch wind up being good. But a few of them will be amazing, full of killer action and interesting…
Ronald D. Moore's "CSI meets Harry Potter" TV series filmed its pilot episode recently, but what's it really like? How will the man who brought us the mysticism-tinged Battlestar Galactica reboot handle a world of magic?
Mini Battlestar Galactica reunion! In between shooting scenes for Ron Moore's new supernatural cop drama the 17th Precinct, Tricia Helfer sent out a set photo with her old BSG castmates Jamie Bamber and James Callis.
Ron Moore's original series bible for Battlestar Galactica is online, and it's full of critiques of "bumpy-headed aliens," "techno-double-talk" and other Star Trek mainstays. The most important thing to remember about the Cylons? "They are not the Borg."
Ronald D. Moore's Battlestar Galactica juggled heavy duty space opera and fantastical, magic elements. But his next project will leave space behind, in favor of a world of pure magic, in the vein of Harry Potter for adults.
The first half of Caprica season one was about setting things in motion. But the second half, airing January, will be all action, the producers told us. And James Marsters talked about playing a religious fundamentalist who uses his sex-appeal.
At the Caprica roundtables, we finally got to sit next to Ronald D. Moore. And we couldn't resist asking him: What was the deal with Starbuck at the end of Battlestar Galactica? Here's what he said.
Tomorrow's the last episode of Lost before the big-blow-out finale, and some people feel like the island-castaway show hasn't explained enough. Is Lost another answers-averse show like Battlestar Galactica? No. In fact, Lost has already provided more answers than BSG.
Science fiction is an endangered species on the "big four" U.S. networks — Lost is ending, and pretty much every other show is in ratings freefall. Which trend should we blame for this turn of events?
Have any movie directors or producers revealed themselves to be "masters" of science fiction in recent years? In this chart, we look at how some of the contenders for SF mastery have fared.
Universal have reportedly fast-tracked their big-screen reboot of Battlestar Galactica, bringing Bryan Singer on board to direct and co-produce. But is there any way in which this will end up being anything other than a well-intentioned failure?