Details of the new Battlestar Galactica movie are beginning to be revealed

Director Simon Kinberg has commented that the new Battlestar Galactica movie will exist in a “shared universe” with Sam Esmail’s upcoming TV series.

After more than ten years since its last reboot, the popular sci-fi franchise Galactic Battlestar will return with two new productions, a film and a television series.

Although they are separate projects, the director, screenwriter and producer Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Dark Phoenix, 355, Invasion) has stated that the film will exist in “a shared universe” with the upcoming television series to be made. Sam Esmail (Mr. Robot, Homecoming, Leave the World Behind).

This was corroborated by the filmmaker in a recent interview for Collider, where he also commented that the Battlestar Galactica movie is progressing at a good pace, having finished a second draft of the script.

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We are in the process of coming out with the directors and the hope is to hire a director and start preparing the film this year. It’s a huge movie and the preparation will take a very long time.“, he declared.

It would take six, nine months to prepare this film properly. So, at the earliest, we’d be shooting by the end of this year. We’d probably be shooting early next year. Time will tell who will be the director“, he added.

In terms of the situation with Sam and the series, I can’t really say much about it other than there is a synergy between the two companies and constant communication between us.Kinberg said of the film’s connection to the new Battlestar Galactica series.

We’ve gotten close and we’ve had a great time together and there will be, for lack of a better phrase and it’s an overused phrase, a shared universe“, concluded the director.

At the moment there is still no confirmed release date for the upcoming productions of Battlestar Galactica, so we will be attentive to any news. Meanwhile, here we recommend some of the best horror and science fiction anthology series.

This article was published in Hobby Consoles by José Carlos Pozo.

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