Syfy Orders ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Creator Ron Moore’s ‘Helix’ to Series
No, it’s not another ‘Battlestar Galactica‘ prequel in the vein of the recent ‘Blood & Chrome,’ but we’ll take any excuse to get series creator Ron Moore’s work back on TV. Following initial reports in January, Syfy has officially ordered the ‘Battlestar Galactica’ helmer’s new sci-fi series ‘Helix’ for a full 13 episodes, but will Moore himself be at the helm? Find out the genetic make-up of Ron Moore’s new series ‘Helix’ inside!
Gods be praised, Ron Moore is coming back to TV for a full frakkin’ season! Deadline reports that Syfy has officially given the green light to Moore’s new series ‘Helix,’ a dark sci-fi thriller to unfold across thirteen episodes under show-runner Steven Maeda (‘LOST,’ ‘CSI:Miami’).
Produced by Sony Pictures TV and written by Cameron Porsandeh, Moore’s ‘Helix’ follows a team of scientists investigating a possible disease outbreak at an Arctic research facility, who find themselves trying to protect the world from annihilation.The series will likely begin production early this year for a late 2013 debut.
“With its well-drawn characters, taut drama, and incredible production team, we couldn’t be more excited to see this intense thrill-ride of a series come to life,” said Syfy president of original content Mark Stern.
Well, what say you? Are you frakkin’ excited to have ‘Battlestar Galactica’s Ron Moore back on Syfy for ‘Helix?’ How do you think the new series sounds?