Sam Esmail’s Idea for Releasing New ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Is Unlike Anything Else on TV

With NBC’s streaming service Peacock running smoothly for the last several months, many have wondered about the big projects it announced back when it was starting out.

One of them was an ambitious retread of the popular science-fiction series “Battlestar Galactica,” to be produced by “Mr.

Robot” creator Sam Esmail.In a recent interview with Collider, Esmail gave some insight into how he plans to approach the series.

He said he specifically reached out to Ronald D.

Moore, the helmer of the 2004 reboot of “Battlestar” that became a groundbreaking show in its own right, in order to secure his blessing.“I spoke to him before I even took on the project to make sure that it’s all kosher with him, because the last thing I want to do is step on his toes, and the one thing we both agreed on is that it won’t be a reboot of what he did,

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