Battlestar’s Ronald D. Moore Setting Up New Series, Helix, At Syfy

Ronald D. Moore has been trying to make straight-to-series deals, say Deadline, avoiding the need to shoot pilots before getting a full commission. Nice position to be in.

As a result of this strategy, Syfy will be picking up his series Helix for a full thirteen episodes if the i-dotting and t-crossing goes okay in their ongoing contract negotiations.

All we know about Helix so far makes it sound just a little like The Thing, which Moore himself adapted-cum-sequelised on paper just a few years back, though the eventual remake film didn’t use his script.

The show will be:

About 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 script was apparently written on spec by one Cameron Porsendah, Untested, but you can read his screenplay Old Nothing online.

beauty and the beast

Get Your Possible First Look At The Beast And Emma Watson In Leaked Beauty And The Beast Photos [REMOVED]

Everyone Is Suddenly Realising That Wonder Woman May Be Bisexual

shadows-still_46658

What We Do In The Shadows Is Getting A TV Show Spinoff

prog-2000-reprint-cover

2000AD Goes To 2nd Print for The First Time With Prog 2000 (ACTUAL ART UPDATE)

How Marvel Will Claw Back That Marketshare Come December

Dark Knight Rises

Microsoft AI Strikes Again: Anne Hathaway As A Woman In A Black Suit Case, And Other Classification Misadventures

cagetv

Quentin Tarantino Thought About Making A Luke Cage Movie After Reservoir Dogs

deathstroke

Deathstroke Teased For Juctice League By Zack Snyder

Could Comic Creators Also Take Home “Garbage Bags Full Of $20s”?

halloween

Get John Carpenter’s Tales Of Halloween Night Vol 2 Early At NYCC 2016