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Exclusive: Battlestar Galactica's Jamie Bamber to Go Storm-Chasing on CSI: Miami

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Battlestar Galactica's Apollo is trading in his flight jacket for rainy days.

Jamie Bamber has signed to guest-star on CSI: Miami, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

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Tricia Helfer Reunites With Battlestar's Ron Moore for 17th Precinct

Tricia Helfer

After starring in Ron Moore's space opera Battlestar Galactica, Tricia Helfer is reteaming with him for a fantasy cop drama, TV Guide has confirmed.

The actress is joining the cast of his NBC pilot, 17th Precinct. The Sony TV-produced drama centers on the cops in the town of Excelsior, where magic reigns. Helfer will play the necromancer Morgana, the precinct's coroner. Deadline first reported the news.

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Battlestar Galactica's Jamie Bamber, Ron Moore to Reunite on NBC

Jamie Bamber

Battlestar Galactica alum Jamie Bamber will reunite with Ron Moore in NBC's 17th Precinct, according to TVLine.com.

Executive-produced by Moore, the series is a supernatural police drama set in the fictional town of Excelsior. Bamber will star opposite the recently cast Stockard Channing as... read more

NBC Picks Up Ron Moore's "Grown-Up Harry Potter" Pilot

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NBC has picked up a new fantasy pilot from Battlestar Galactica executive producer Ron Moore, Entertainment Weekly reports.

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Ron Moore and David Eick Tease Battlestar's End, Caprica's Beginning

Battlestar Galactica

Fire up your raptors, Battlestar Galactica fans, the final season of the Peabody Award-winning show begins Jan. 16 at 10 pm/ET on Sci Fi. If you're like us, you have so... many... frakkin' questions! The biggest one: "Will all of our questions actually be answered?" Executive producers Ron D. Moore and David Eick tease what's next for the four Cylons revealed this past season, assured us we won't need to wait the very last episode for the fifth Cylon's identity and gave some details the prequel series, Caprica, which is set to air in early 2010.

What are you most proud about the way the series ended?
Ron Moore: I would have to say that I'm probably most proud about the fact that I think we were able to answer most of the questions that we'd raised over the years. And, sort of, to resolve most of the mysteries and the grander questions of the show and at the same time give a resolution to all the character arcs and to wrap it up by the end. And, we don't save everything until... read more

What the Frak? No New Battlestar Until 2009

Battlestar Galactica's Michael Trucco by Carole Segal/SCI FI Channel Photo

Battlestar Galactica fans are well-advised to sit back and savor this Friday's midseason finale, because the balance of Season 4 — the series' last, lest we forget — won't be hitting the tube until after "the first of the year," says executive producer Ronald D. Moore. And that's a best-case scenario.At a Wednesday-night screening of this week's episode, Moore explained to TVGuide.com that even though they are currently filming the series' final scenes, the "practical realities" of post-production — coupled with the formidable end-of-year competition presented by new fall series, baseball and football — places the onset of the final episodes at the start of 2009, at the earliest. "Realistically, there's no way to get back on the air faster," he apologetically added.What's your take? Sure to be worth the wait? Or does it sound like a frakkin' eternity? — Matt Mitovich, with reporting by Anna Dimond and Erin FoxRelated:• Battlestar's "The Hub": Burning Q... read more

Battlestar Boss' New Starship Starts Staffing Up

James D'Arcy by Mark Sullivan/ WireImage.com

British thesp James D'Arcy (The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby) has landed the lead in Virtuality, Fox's two-hour backdoor pilot from Battlestar Galactica exec producer Ronald D. Moore, says the Reporter.Set on Earth's first starship, Virtuality has D'Arcy playing the psych officer in charge of producing virtual reality shows designed to keep the crew amused during their 10-year voyage. (On Star Trek, that all fell on Yeoman Rand.) — MWMRelated:• Galactica Vets' Virtuality Takes Flight on FoxMore casting news:• Young Frankenstein Lawyers Up for ABC• Rose McGowan to Play a Woman in Chains? read more

Battlestar Galactica Comic Con Panel: A Play by Play

Michael Trucco by Justin Stephens/Sci Fi Channel Photo, Michael Hogan by Carole Segal/Sci Fi Channel Photo

I have to admit I had no idea how crazy crowded the Battlestar Galactica panel would be at NY Comic Con Luckily for me hee hee I had a press pass and scooted right in to a seat in the middle of the room I was really excited to be among so many thrilled fans since I am one myself When the lights lowered the crowd went crazy as new footage was edited together into a long trailer for whats to come and let me tell you that shizzle is intense Adama screaming at Tigh to admit to what he is Adama telling someone that they just couldnt stand knowing that they were married to a cylon The lights came up and the panel was introduced Micheal Trucco Anders Rekha Sharma Tory and the awesome Michael Hogan Tigh Lets go through the big highlights of the session149 Rekha was asked about when she found out that she was going to be a cylon and how she felt about it She said I was soooo excited Apparently someone Aaron Douglas name was thrown around a lot read more

Ronald D. Moore Takes on Sci-fi Trilogy

Ron Moore by Albert L. Ortega/ WireImage.com

As if Ron Moore wasnt busy enough with finishing up the last epic season of Battlestar Galactica gearing up to shoot its prequel pilot Caprica and tackling the new series Virtuality the Hollywood Reporter announced that hes inked a deal with United Artists to create an original sci-fi trilogy for the theatrical release This guy wont be sleeping for the next seven yearsMoore worked with UA CEO Paula Wagner as in Tom Cruises producing partner nearly 10 years ago when she was producing the awful Mission Impossible II on which he was given a story credit Wagner said Over the last decade Ron has emerged as the foremost sci-fi fantasy creatorwriter in the industry and working with him to bring his creative talents to the big screen is a great partnership for our studioAs long as it doesnt involve a character named Xenu I think well all be onboard to check out Moores trilogy Erin FoxRelatedbull Galactica Vets Virtuality Takes Flight on Foxbull W read more

Galactica Vets' Virtuality Takes Flight on Fox

Ron Moore by Trae Patton/Sci Fi Channel

Fox is blasting off its new programming orders with Virtuality, a two-hour sci-fi pilot from BermanBraun and Battlestar Galactica's Ron Moore and Michael Taylor. The story follows 12 astronauts who are on a 10-year mission to find a distant solar system. They must be pretty bored up there, because they pass the time by hooking up to virtual reality modules — think Second Life, but you get sucked into the action. Good sci-fi trouble ensues when someone (perhaps a crew member?) hacks into the VR system and infects it with a virus. The concept came from Lloyd Braun, who, along with Gail Berman, pitched it to writers; Moore and Taylor turned out to be the perfect fit. Fox boss/former Peacocker Kevin Reilly bought the program after NBC passed, saying, "Moore and Taylor have taken a complex concept and made it incredibly accessible."Producers want to shoot Virtuality this summer with an eye on a February 2009 launch. Are you excited about another sci-fi show from Ron Moore? — Er... read more

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