If you’re wondering why that insufferable nerd in the cubicle next to you just snorted Diet Dr. Pepper out his nose, it’s because he read this press release:
SCI FI CHANNEL AND MICROSOFT PARTNER
TO BRING BATTLESTAR TO THE BIG SCREEN
Lucky Fans Get First Look at Razor in Movie Theaters November 12
Two Weeks Before the TV Debut
New York, NY — 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, Nov. 12 — nearly two weeks in advance of the episode’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 Adama’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 Mass Effect. 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.