Galactica movie going to DVD

Sci-Fi's Battlestar Galactica will likely get the movie treatment with a two-hour telefilm that will go directly to DVD. The movie would be separate from the existing storyline of the show and would be shot between season three and four.

The storyline would likely tie into a new Battlestar series, Caprica, that is on deck at Sci-Fi, according to geekmonthly.com. Caprica would take place decades before the events of Battlestar Galactica and would show the development of the Cylons.

Neither the new series nor the DVD movie has been given a green light by the network. Galactica experienced a viewer drain this season, but reviews and DVD sales have remained strong.

The site also reports that filming had been completed on the Babylon 5 direct-to-DVD movie, titled Babylon 5: The Lost Tales.

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battlestar is an amazing show and i cant wait for the new series, i just hope that sci-fi dont do a sliders on it! and as for b5...i have 'lost tales'

and its quite good but i think they need to do a new series...b5:the next gen!?! jms should really consider something along those lines cos good sci-fi programming these days is like a desolate wilderness(with the exception of battlestar)
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A Better idea than a new story for the movie will be a story which ties season 3 to season 4 like have the movie start with the end of season 3's footage and go from there. Then where the movie ends have it end on a cliffhanger which will be the start of season 4. either way I'll never stop watching the greatest show ever.
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It's geting a FOURTH SEASON!!!!!!!!! SO TAHT MEANS WE'RE GETING THE MOVIE!!!!!!!!!!
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Thumbs up for both movies!
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Sounds awsome!

I watch the BSG miniseries DVD way too much. Need some new material :)
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Yay!! Ignore me as I jump up and down for a moment. Another Babylon 5 movie!! Ah, yes, Galactica... hm, don't really care that much... Hope it works out for the fans though.
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i've got to start watching this show. everyone loves it!
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hope it is a go cant wait to see it
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Wow that's surprising since David Eick is in production for a new tv series a remake of "Bionic Woman". How does he find the time? Either way it's great news if it happens and not if it doesn't.
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This idea seems great but I think they need to focus on the current storyline instead of all these other ideas. Their attention is being diverted from the regular show and it's obviouis as this season isn't nearly as good as the previous seasons.
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Babylon 5 is much better than Borestar Galactica
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Better news than the spin-off series and the movie is the fact that the series should research Cylons - which could be the most mind-boggling, brave and out-there concept yet; just to scrape the surface, their visualization of surroundings; not to mention their religion and the rise of the human-like Cylons. If they could get some mega-cyber minds from Japan, like Masamune Shirow for it, that would be fantastic. I'm getting goose bumps.
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I hope that it will be a good movie, and i am glad that there is a new series "caprica".
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Think this is gonna be great with a movie between series to open up for the new show. BSG is definitly the best scifi show atm. hope they can keep it up.

hoping for the best for this movie.


(is it only me or was the geekmonthly.com down?)
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Sweet, Battlestar Galactica is one of the best Sci-Fi shows ever. Anything they can add to that franchise only helps that along. Assuming its been written by the series writers and assuming Caprica is also being wrote by the series writers i can see no flaws in it as of yet.
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Fantastic news!! A movie is perfect for this show. The writers have an excellent way of arcing the season and moving from the end of one season to the start of the next (e.g. Season 2 to 3). I think if there are any writers out there who can pull this of AND, build more excitement into the series, it is them! The idea of a new spin off series seems (to me) to be a little premature. I think that they should hold off and fully explore this show first. I have seen other shows try and do thinks like this (or even just the creative staff tries to take on a new / different show) and the writing goes to the dumps! I would HATE to damage Galactica in any way... there is FAR TOO LITTLE Science Fiction on T.V. these days, when a good one comes along like this, we have to keep it strong!

ASIDE: Yeah to the B-5 movie... I loved that series, it a very similar feeling to Galactica!
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Good
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Galactica is the best scifi show on tv at the moment. I don't understand how it can loose audience!
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I think Caprica would work better as a multi-part flashback in the regular series. The movie ounds sweet though. Hope it gets made, also the mention of season 4 has me really excited.
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Caprica sounds good as a miniseries, just to give some background
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I think that a movie would be great. I don't want to see a spin-off series though.
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I would love a Galactica Movie! As for Caprica... the jury is still out.
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Battlestar Galactica is awesome and I would buy any movie that is made for it. I don't want a new series that is seperate from the current series because it could never be as good.
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I hope the movie gets made. The 2nd series I'm not so sure about. I wouldn't want to see a spin-off series draining the efforts from the main series.
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Hope it gets the greenlight!
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