Netflix Rewind: Battlestar Galactica Season 1

As I’ve mentioned previously, I’ve started using Netflix to go back and watch some shows that I didn’t watch when they originally aired. This time, I’ve watched the first season of Battlestar Galactica. I’m not talking about the original Battlestar Galactica (although I did watch it when it originally aired), but the grim and gritty reboot by Ron Moore. For whatever reason, I just never started watching the series when it first aired in 2005. I’d heard both good and bad things about the show along the way, but decided that I should check it out. Let’s see what happens with season one.

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Ron Moore does Harry Potter (ish) show

From Deadline Hollywood:

Ronald D. Moore is back at NBC Universal with a new drama project for NBC that has landed one of the biggest commitments so far this pitch season. The project from Sony TV where the Battlestar Galactica developer inked a two-year overall deal in May, is described as an adult Harry Potter set in a world ruled not by science but by magic. I hear the drama got pilot and series penalties totaling close to $2 million.

 To me this sounds like a riff off of Lev Grossman’s The Magicians. But I’m curious how it turns out and does this mean that Caprica is going to be canceled.?

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