Thoughts on Virtuality

Thoughts on Virtuality

We take a look at the pilot episode of Virtuality, and see whether Moore can live up to the name he’s made for himself in the genre.

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Virtuality shorts out

Virtuality shorts out

One of Ronald D Moore’s two science fiction projects this year, Virtuality, failed to garner any significant viewing figures on its airing last Friday in the United States, further reducing its chances for a green light to series.

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Watch 12 minutes of Virtuality

Watch 12 minutes of Virtuality

Fox has uploaded a 12-minute clip of its new property Virtuality, which it is now billing as an original sci-fi thriller film, although it was originally conceived as the pilot for a series.

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Taylor: Virtuality’s chances “slim to none”

Taylor: Virtuality’s chances “slim to none”

Michael Taylor, one of the creator and executive producers of Virtuality recently spoke to io9, in an interview where he cast doubt over the property’s prospects for going to series, and cleared up a few lingering questions that have hovered over its troubled production.

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Virtuality character shots unveiled

Virtuality character shots unveiled

Fox has released the first real look at the characters of its on-again, off-again science fiction series Virtuality. The series, created by Battlestar Galactica reboot-er Ronald D Moore, focuses on a ship sent to another world that will take years to reach its destination. To amuse themselves, the crew have a virtual reality simulator aboard where they can while away the long months in relative comfort, however something sinister is lurking within the system, and the proviso that the crew must take part in a reality television show as a part of their voyage conditions means that they can’t escape whatever it is that’s stalking them.

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Virtuality to air 26 June

Virtuality to air 26 June

The pilot for Ronald D Moore’s highly-anticipated sci-fi thriller, Virtuality, is set to air in the US on Fox on Friday 26 June. The announcement comes as the networks begin to line up the genre heavyhitters for next season. Set to to be broadcast on what many consider to be a disadvantaged slot, Virtuality marks … Continued

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Virtuality to air on Independence Day

Virtuality to air on Independence Day

Virtuality, the upcoming pilot from Battlestar Galactica creator Ronald D Moore, will air on 4 July 2009 according to The Futon Critic.

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Did Ron Moore rip off Joe Haldeman? TV

Did Ron Moore rip off Joe Haldeman?

Rumours have once more begun to circulate about the possible shadowy origins of Ron Moore’s new science-fiction show Virtuality, with claims that the story is too close to that of a recently published novel to be coincidence. Old Twentieth, written by Joe Haldeman (The Forever War) and published in 2005, tells the story of a … Continued

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John Amsterdam jacks in to Virtuality TV

John Amsterdam jacks in to Virtuality

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has been cast in the lead role of Ron Moore’s new science fiction show, Virtuality. The news comes through The Hollywood Reporter, which places Coster-Waldau in the role of Captain Frank Pike, the captain of the expedition. The Danish actor is best known for his role as John Amsterdam, on the troubled and … Continued

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Virtuality gains five new actors TV

Virtuality gains five new actors

Five more actors have been cast in Ron Moore’s new backdoor pilot Virtuality, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The trade paper reports that Omar Metwally, Joy Bryant, Sienna Guillory, Nelson Lee and Richie Coster have all signed on to the science-fiction project, joining Kerry Bishe, James D’Arcy and Jimmi Simpson who were all previously announced … Continued

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Ron Moore’s Virtuality gets cast TV

Ron Moore’s Virtuality gets cast

The two-hour back-door pilot for Virtuality, the upcoming sci-fi show from Ronald D Moore, has begun casting and British actor James D’Arcy is rumoured to be in line to star. The show is set aboard the starship Phaeton, which has embarked on a ten-year journey to explore distant solar systems. To keep the crew amused … Continued

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