BSG’s mastermind Ron Moore signs a deal with Disney, starting with the Swiss Robinson family

Battlestar Galactica’s Ron Moore has signed a production deal with Disney’s 20th Television, beginning with a Swiss Family Robinson series on Disney +.

Battlestar galacticaRon Moore left Sony Pictures Television after signing a new deal with Disney-owned 20th Television.

Industry sources for The Hollywood Reporter say that Moore actually ended his contract with Disney in the summer of 2020. His first project under the multi-year deal will be a Swiss Robinson family series for Disney +, on which Moore is working Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu.

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“Ron is as passionate about Disney parks, characters and intellectual property as our drama director Michelle Mendelovitz wanted to bring him into the studio, and when he said ‘yes’ we were all beyond excited,” said Carolyn, Executive Vice President development team from 20th Television. Cassidy. “His beautiful work on Battlestar Galactica, Outlander and For All Mankind is well known for his artistry and intelligence, his unforgettable characters and his great appeal. And it has been very exciting for Karey, Michelle and myself to see how inspired he is by the Canon of Disney. Swiss Family Robinson is just the first project he has up his sleeve and we are very happy that he has made 20th his creative home. “

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“I would like to thank [Disney’s] Dana Walden, Carolyn Cassidy and Michelle Mendelovitz, and now Karey Burke, for inviting me to join their amazing team at 20th Television and Disney, “added Moore.” I grew up loving Disney movies, TV shows, and theme parks, and still do to this day, so the opportunity to work on some of those same classic titles like Swiss Family Robinson was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up. pass. I had an incredible experience at Sony Pictures Television and I would like to thank everyone at Sony for their strong support and personal friendship over the past decade. “

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As well as co-creating the 2000s Battlestar galactica Television series, Moore created Diana Gabaldon’s small screen adaptation of Starz stranger fantasy novels and developed Apple’s alternate history space drama For all mankind with Ben Nedivi and Matt Wolpert. Moore will continue to be involved in the new seasons of the last two shows, with Matt Roberts and Nedivi and Wolpert taking over the show’s running roles on the respective projects.

Moore started out as a writer / producer at the Star trek Serie The next generation Y Deep space nine. Later he worked on shows like Roswell and HBO’s Carnival before reimagining the 1970s Battlestar galactica TV show for Syfy. Moore also wrote a live action. Star Wars series for George Lucas and ABC in 2013 that was abandoned in pre-production.

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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