Battlestar Galactica Reboot Headed for NBCU’s Peacock Streaming


Deadline reports that the new NBCUniversal streaming service called Peacock will launch in April 2020 with original content that includes series reboots from the NBCU library among its fare. That list includes the return of a sci-fi classic: a new Battlestar Galactica, billed as an original series from Mr. Robot and Homecoming executive producer Sam Esmail.

Not much is known about the premise, but the site reports Esmail is a huge fan of BG and told NBCU brass it was high on a list of titles he wanted to tackle under the mega new four-year overall deal he closed at NBCU’s Universal Content Productions earlier this year.

It’s unclear where in the BSG universe Esmail would go with the newly announced reboot.

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