David Eick

Oct. 25, 2010 | 9:27 a.m.

‘Battlestar’ movie will introduce Beka Kelly, an enigmatic software genius

Syfy has just announced “Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome,” a two-hour spin-off pilot that  gets back into the Viper with a young version of William Adama and executive producer David Eick. We caught up with the veteran creator to get some early intel on a project that will be getting underway after the first of the year. GB: What can you tell us about where this falls in the mythology? DE: The show takes place when William Adama, the character played by Edward James Olmos in “BSG,” is in his 20s, fresh out of cadet school, on the precipice of experiencing his first taste of combat.  The era — in our mythology — is the threatening, treacherous period known as the First Cylon War, which fans of “Battlestar Galactica” may remember took place over 40 years before the events of “BSG.” […]
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