Adama would not be pleased. In fact, he'd probably scowl.
Variety says that director Bryan Singer has dropped out of remaking
Battlestar Galactica. Fox's feature film guys put the ol' kibosh on that
by allegedly reportedly contending with the Fox TV people, for whom Singer was
to do the pilot. Fox's movie guys wanted Singer to stay focused, to have tunnel
vision, toward X-Men 2. Thus, schedules conflicted and now Singer --
and Fox -- are no longer involved.
Singer's producer and partner Tom DeSanto said he hopes that the thing can
still get made with a new director.
If you're into petitions, the Sci Fi Wire says there's one right here
that you can sign: the
Battlestar Galactica 2001 petition drive.
If you're into Galactica, once again it appears that you are SOL.
People, just make this movie. Look -- if they can make Event Horizon
and Sphere and nobody says a word, surely they can get this one filmed
at some point. Think of Daggitt. Man, just think of Daggitt.