Ronald D Moore to do The Thing TV series for Syfy?

Battlestar Galactica creator Ronald D Moore plans new Thing-like show at Syfy

Ronald D Moore
Battlestar Galactica rebooter Ronald D Moore

Battlestar Galactica and Caprica (re)creator Ronald D Moore is in final talks with Syfy to produce a new series called Helix, according to Deadline.

They report that the show is “about a team of scientists investigating a possible disease outbreak at an Arctic research facility who find themselves trying to protect the world from annihilation.”

If you think that sounds a bit like John Carpenter’s The Thing, it’s worth nothing that Moore wrote the original script for the lacklustre 2011 prequel although it eventually wasn’t used…

If Syfy go ahead with the deal an entire 13 episode series will be made instead of a single pilot.

You can buy the Complete Battlestar Galactica on Blu-ray for £35.10 on Amazon.co.uk