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Page Count:720 pages
From Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross, the bestselling authors of the definitive two-volumeStar Trek oral history,The Fifty-Year Mission, comes the complete, uncensored, unauthorized oral history ofBattlestar Galactica inSo Say We All.
Four decades after its groundbreaking debut,Battlestar Galactica—both the 1978 original and its 2004 reimagining have captured the hearts of two generations of fans. What began as a three-hour made for TV movie inspired by the blockbuster success ofStar Wars followed by a single season of legendary episodes, was transformed into one of the most critically acclaimed and beloved series in television history. And gathered exclusively in this volume are the incredible untold stories of both shows—as well as the much-malignedGalactica 1980.
For the first time ever, you will learn the unbelievable true story of forty years ofBattlestar Galactica as told by the teams that created a television legend in the words of over a hundred cast, creators, crew, critics and executives who were there and brought it all to life. So Say We All!
EDWARD GROSS is an author and journalist, currently Executive Editor ofEmpire Magazine Online and co-author of the bestsellingThe Fifty-Year Mission, the definitive oral history ofStar Trek, from St. Martin’s Press.
MARK A. ALTMAN is a film and television writer/producer who most recently was Co-Executive Producer of TNT’s hit series,The Librarians. He co-authoredThe Fifty Year Mission with Edward Gross.
Praise For Edward Gross & Mark A. Altman
"Slayers & Vampires is a new primary text to pour over, with plenty of behind-the-scenes tidbits about who hated whom and how TV shows are made."—The New York Times
“The authors have done an exhaustive, masterful job of collecting interviews and editing memories, opinions and reflections of hundreds of creative artists, business executives, critics and even the occasional social scientist. What emerges is an intriguing look inside the sausage-making process that is television and film production.” –The Wall Street Journal
"At last, the final word on the final frontier!” – Scott Mantz,Access Hollywood
"Breathtaking in scope and depth, this is a must-read forStar Treklovers as well as anyone who wants a better understanding of how television and film production works" –Booklist
"A tantalizingStar Trek tell-all… perhaps the most comprehensive compendium ofStar Trek knowledge you'll ever find" – Emmy Magazine
“Authors Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross do an unbelievable job organizing large quantities of information. What went on behind the scenes? Which casting decisions almost weren’t? If you’re just dying for juicy secrets about the famous franchise, then your search is over. We just know you’re going to love this book; resistance is futile” - Bookish
"An unprecedented behind-the-scenes look into the making of a TV series. Some days you have liftoff, and other days you blow up on the pad. Trust me, this is what it's like. A must for genre fans and aspiring filmmakers alike." - Jesse Alexander (Executive Producer:Lost, Heroes)
"An absolute must for anyStar Trek fan" - Kirkus Reviews
“Mark and Ed tell the fascinating story of that rare Hollywood product that actually means something to mankind” – Seth MacFarlane