This made-for-TV movie, a prequel to the terrific Battlestar Galactica
series, will be shown on the small screen in 2010 (with a series to follow), but fans unwilling to wait can check it out now. The story, set on the planet Caprica around 50 years before the events of Battlestar
, focuses on two rival clans led by powerful patriarchs, Joseph Adama (Esai Morales) and Daniel Greystone (Eric Stoltz), dealing in questionable ethics, corporate machinations and unbridled personal ambition as the final war for humanity looms. A sci-fi Dallas
? We'll see. 93 minutes. DVD INFO: Includes a commentary track by creators Ronald D. Moore, David Eick and director Jeffrey Reiner, deleted and extended scenes, plus video blogs.