Slice of SciFi #224: Conversation With Michael Hogan (“Battlestar Galatica”)

In the News:

  • The House of Mouse is looking into a subscription-based service to delivery content to right to your home.
  • An amateur astronomer has found a new “scar” on the planet Jupiter.
  • If you’re a fan of “Little Big Planet,” the good news is there are lots of user created levels to play.  The game just passed over one million submitted levels.
Special Segment: Mike the Nameless One shares his thoughts on “Torchwood: Children of Earth.”

Movie Talk:

  • A new web site is offering fans the create to recreate “Star Wars: A New Hope” fifteen seconds at a time.
  • Geoff Johns thinks Green Lantern could be on the verge of a renaissance with the upcoming film and the direct-to-home-theater release this week.

Slice of Trivia: This week Kurt in St. George tests the studio crew and you with three new clips. Email your clips to Kurt at Your entries could get picked and played on the show.

TV Talk: Christina Cox talks about her role on the new series, “Defying Gravity.”

Interview: Our conversation this week is with the man who brought Saul Tigh to life for four years on “Batttlestar Galactica,” Michael Hogan. Hogan offers a few hints about the upcoming movie, “The Plan” and his time working on the monumental series.   This is the first half of our conversation with Mr. Hogan, so don’t forget to tune in for the continuation in Slice of SciFi 225.

In the Future:

  • Warner Brothers and Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way production company have hired script writer Rand Ravich to pen a new big-screen version of Rod Serling’s “The Twilight Zone.”
  • Convergence Entertainment has acquired the rights to develop two fantasy properties as live-action films.

Listener comments: If you have any suggestions or comments, please let us know. Keep your comments brief, or funny, and maybe you’ll hear your message on the voicemail show! .

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