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Archive for February 22nd, 2001

Battlestar Galactica coming back???

by on Feb.22, 2001, under Television

Test Pattern is saying that Variety broke a story early this morning that Brian Singer (X-Men) has signed up to exec produce a new Battlestar Galactica TV series for Studios USA. The interesting part is both series creator Gary Larson and star Richard Hatch have been trying to put forth their respective versions of a new show for a couple of years, and no mention is made as to which version, if either, this will be…

Update 2/23: has an interview with Tom DeSanto, Brian Singer’s partner with X-Men and this project. Nothing earth shattering yet, but still…

Update 2/27: There is an open letter from Richard Hatch on his web site regarding the Singer/DeSanto version.

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Hitchhiker’s Guide finally to take off?

by on Feb.22, 2001, under Movies

The Hollywood Reporter is saying that in an SEC filing, Spyglass Entertainment Group has confirmed plans to make Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy in a deal with Buena Vista. Jay Roach (Meet the Parents) would direct, with Douglas Adams keeping the writing duties.

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X-Files to go for number 9?

by on Feb.22, 2001, under Television

Sci-Fi Wire is reporting that Chris Carter stated that The X-Files could go on for a ninth year, assuming all the details can be straightened out. David Duchovny is already returning for the finale to this season, which could be the series finale if things don’t work out…

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Naval Academy honors Heinlein

by on Feb.22, 2001, under General News

The U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis is honoring famed SF writer Robert A. Heinlein (Starship Troopers) by naming a Chair of Aerospace Engineering after him. Heinlein graduated from the academy in 1929.

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