Syfy to Remake British Cult Classic

Aug 22, 2012  •  Post A Comment

A British cult classic television show will get a reboot at Syfy, to be written by Joe Pokaski of "Heroes" and directed by film director Martin Campbell of "Casino Royale," reports Deadline.com.

The classic series is "Blake’s 7," a 1978-1981 BBC space opera.

The remake has a script-to-series commitment, which means that the network will greenlight it as a 13-episode series if it likes the script, the article notes.

The original show was created by Terry Nation of "Dr. Who," and tracks a group of criminals and renegades who escape from a prison planet, the story notes.

Here’s the show’s original title sequence:

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