Thursday, July 07, 2005

SciFi Site Updates

Sorry for the spotty updates, work is work... The official SciFi Battlestar page has updated recently with a bit of things from Season 2, with some trailers and a video blog. Just 8 more days to go! Any news rumors and other assorted things, feel free to e-mail them to me or to post them up.

In addition, Gateworld's Galactica site has posted this up:

Michelle Forbes is Admiral CainWEDNESDAY - JULY 6, 2005
Michelle Forbes has been cast in the pivotal role of Admiral Nelena Cain, radio program Subject2discussion has reported. Forbes is best known to science fiction fans as Ensign Ro Laren on Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Forbes takes on the role made famous by Lloyd Bridges in the original Battlestar Galactica, first appearing in the mid-season finale "Pegasus." When the crew encounters a second battlestar that survived the Cylon attack on the Twelve Colonies, Commander Adama must defer to Cain as his superior officer (story).In addition to her years in a recurring role on The Next Generation, 38-year-old Forbes has appeared in such series as 24, Homicide: Life On the Street, Alias, The District, and Seinfeld.

"Pegasus" is expected to air in September on The SCI FI Channel in the U.S.

And, some new episode Details:

Lee joins President Roslin and Tom Zarek in a separatist fleet determined to explore Kobol, forcing Commander Adama to find a new flight leader for the Galactica.
Chief Tyrol throws himself into the impossible task of building a Viper from scratch, while Helo faces distain from his shipmates because of his relationship with a Cylon.
The crew is stunned to learn that the Battlestar Pegasus also survived the attack on the Colonies, but tensions run high when the Pegasus's Admiral Cain assumes command of the fleet.

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