New York, NY â€“ October 26, 2007 – SCI FI Channel and Microsoft have joined forces for a groundbreaking partnership to bring Battlestar Galactica to the big screen. Special advanced preview screenings of the all-new two-hour extended episode Battlestar Galactica: Razor will be held in select movie theaters on Monday, November 12 â€“ nearly two weeks in advance of the episodeâ€™s television debut on SCI FI. The event is being managed by National CineMedia LLC.
Written by Michael Taylor and directed by Emmy nominee Felix Alcala, Razor tells the story of Lee Adamaâ€™s (Jamie Bamber) first mission as commander of the Battlestar Pegasus and will reveal the story of how Admiral Cain (Michelle Forbes) served her ship during the original Cylon attack on the Colonies.
Screenings will take place in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, Dallas and Seattle. Admission is FREE, courtesy of Xbox360, Zune, and the new RPG space adventure game â€œMass Effect.â€ A complete list of theaters and ticketing information are available at www.BattlestarEvent.com. Seating is extremely limited.
Razor will air on SCI FI on November 24 @ 9pm and will be followed by the release of an extended/unrated DVD edition on December 4.