Caprica peek now online

In Battlestar Galactica, creator Ronald D. Moore painted a bleak future for humanity, with a robot uprising bent on extinguishing (or at least making things really difficult for) the human race. But before man made the gun-totin' toasters, life was rather...jazzy.

That's the look producers have gone for in Caprica, the prequel to Sci Fi Channel's re-imagined Battlestar Galactica series. The Los Angeles Times has a trailer for Caprica, and in contrast to the space travel and command decks of BSG, Caprica looks decidedly retro--almost an ode to the cigar-smoking, Scotch-swigging era of the 1950s.

The trailer teases the show's main conflict--namely, the rivalry between the Graystones and the Adamas that's created after advanced robotics (beta Cylons) are used to replace a daughter that has died. Fans looking for flying cars and spaceship battles will likely have to look elsewhere; aside from a couple shots, Caprica's take on the future doesn't look too different from the present or the past.

At the TCA press tour, Sci Fi execs were still unclear about the approach to the two-hour Caprica pilot, saying it could serve either as a stand-alone movie or as the first episode of a series. Execs also did not have a premiere date for the program.

However, Sci Fi bosses were able to confirm what had long been suspected--the final 10 episodes of Battlestar Galactica will begin airing in January.

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Jan 12, 2010
BTW - Angels! Seriously? The finale for BSG is visiually stunning but to explain away so many things with Angels is just stupid.
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Jan 12, 2010
I have to admit i enjoyed the Caprica pilot. It was interesting and had a great pace to it. I think they have so many avenues to explore that this could end up being a great show in its own right. The version of the Internet they use is mind blowing. The down side - well I think that Ronal D Moore was at the same meeting as Wright/Cooper (RE SGU) when the studios told all the producers that there is no more money for special effects. I really dont know what these guys are thinking - scifi fans everywhere - get you buts into Farscape - 4 years of quality viewing. It might be old but i'm pretty sure most of the US hadn't even heard of Farscape until recently. Pure Brilliance - and by the time you're finished watching Farscape they should have axed SGU and given the SciFi public some actual SciFi to watch.
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Aug 10, 2008
i'll watch it!
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Aug 02, 2008
I'm a hardcore BSG junkie but the Caprica trailer doesn't move very much. Still I'll watch it, then make up my mind
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Jul 26, 2008
What BSG is not a bad show its the greatest show on SCI FI! I was sad to hear its going to end.



But hey the last 10 episodes start in January! Cant wait for the return and see how it ends.
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Jul 25, 2008
cant wait
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Jul 25, 2008
This is looking to be great! to think that this new character Dr.Graystone could have been the maker of the cylons granted a precursor. I would def watch this.
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Jul 25, 2008
I saw the trailer from Sci-Fi Channel in L.A. Time online then I will watch new series "CAPRICA" .
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Jul 25, 2008
The trailer looks awesome.
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Jul 24, 2008
Robotics are the very near future. My 10 year old child built a robotic arm and although it was creepy, I could see the huge difference in what passed for science class when I was her age.
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Jul 23, 2008
Seymour47 you say you cant wait for BSG to finish because it is horrible! and your the man with a picture of Mr Burns who comes from a show that should have ended 4 season ago when it was in its prime. So says the leader.
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Jul 23, 2008
Sorry but it just seems like an attempt to make a soap opera and disguise it as science-fiction and make it cheaper no less.
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Jul 23, 2008
Really looking forward to Caprica, being helmed by Ronald Moore is the icing on the cake. :)
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Jul 23, 2008
The subject & idea reminds me of Spielberg's A.I., which I liked, but less syrupy, more gritty & darker. It feels quite 'epic'. All in all a real piece from the Galactica universe.

Every BSG-fan has to see this.
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Jul 23, 2008
Actually, I like it because it will be distinctly different from the SF and yet have that familiar ring to it. Bravo, as far as I'm concerned.
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Jul 23, 2008
BeachFront:I think they're aiming for a family drama so yeah, it's similiar.
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Jul 23, 2008
I love BSG , but I hate this prequel-spin off trend . Sorry , but I dont think this is a good idea . Hope it stays a movie , not become a show .
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Jul 23, 2008
cant wait
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Jul 23, 2008
The trailer looks pretty good, but never judge a show by it's trailer.
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Jul 23, 2008
I like BSG, but I can't see this spin-off doing well. After all, it takes a near miracle every year for BSG to get on air; so this won't be any different in the end.



One for the die-hards, isn't it?
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Jul 22, 2008
I thought this season had a lot of filler episodes, the ending was awesome. (Thanks for the lack of spoilers, Tim! The Hollywood Reporter ruined it for me.)
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Jul 22, 2008
I can't wait either. Can't wait for one of the most horrible sci fi shows ever made (BSG) to end!
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Jul 22, 2008
So why would I watch a sci-fi show with no sci-fi in it? It sounds like a soap...
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Jul 22, 2008
me too, I really can't wait to see the end of BSG and this new show!
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Jul 22, 2008
Can't wait!
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