Sky One Gets Caprica

By Ian M. Cullen

UK based Battlestar Galactica fans will be pleased to know that British Satellite General Entertainment Network Sky One will continue to support the series – and plan to show Caprica. The Prequel story to Battlestar Galactica this November.

Sky plan to show the new back door pilot in both standard definition and HD and according to TV & Satellite Week are excited to be showing what many are describing as the first Science Fiction based family saga.

Synopsis: Set 51 prior to the events of Battlestar Galactica (2003), this prequel will explore the lives of two families: the Graystones – include father Daniel, a computer genius, mother Amanda, a brilliant surgeon and their daughter, Zoe – and the Adamas. The two families are on opposing sides of the decision to create the Cylons: intelligent robots that will one day rebel and nearly annihilate the residents of Caprica.

Caprica stars Eric Stoltz as Daniel Graystone the man responsible for creating the Cylons. Paula Malcomson plays Graystones unfaithful neurosurgeon wife and Esai Morales plays Graystones rival and lawyer Joseph Adama – Father to Battlestar Galactica’s Admiral William Husker Adama.

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