Saturday, February 21, 2009

Could the original Battlestar Galactica be back on track for Earth?

Could Battlestar Galactica - the original return?

seems to think it might - or at least a movie version endorsed in some way by creator Glen A Larson. I for one would be curious. Always been close to my heard (though nothing compared to my pleasure and admiration of the new revival), but with RDM's version finishing, I'd be happy to try - or resample - the vintage brand.

Never a bad show, it did suffer from the politics of those above neutering their potential (for instance, not being too fond of Cylons killing people..). We can hope a return might not carry such ridiculous hinderances.

One minor issue that might plague any rebirth/return of the old show might be the comparisons to the critically acclaimed revival show by Ronald D Moore. Given how Moore's revival suffered such bitter backlash for its differences to the then established ideals of Battlestar Galatica, it will be interesting if those converted to the revival show might harbour similar concerns against the return of the original - which is bound to look for a niche far apart from Moore's baby.

How the tables have turned. But as RDM's show likes to say... it has happened before.. it will happen again. Pertinent... n'est pas?