The new movie version of Battlestar Galactica won’t be a reboot of the recent series so much as it will be taking place in an alternate universe says writer John Orloff.
He tells Hitfix that the new movie won’t violate what we saw in the Ron Moore version because “I don’t think you can compete with what he’s done.” He added that the new version was “original and cool” while he felt the original was too much of a “Star Wars knock-off.”
“And I think I’ve come up with a way to write this movie that won’t fuck any of that up. I’m not sure how much they want me to talk about it. Let’s just say it’s not what you expect. It will all work in the universe that exists,” he says.