Fans of the British science fiction show Blake 7 produced by the BBC for broadcast between 1978 and 1981 in in four 13-episode series and created by Terry Nation.
Will be pleased to learn that Microsoft is funding a come back for the Blake 7 series that will be landing on Xbox Live as an exclusive, reports the FT website.
Microsoft has now replaced the cable outfit Syfy as the Blake 7 ‘series’ backer and will support the Fremantle Media announced 13-part Blake 7 series written by Joe Pokaski and directed by Martin Campbell, who also has directed two James Bond films, GoldenEye and Casino Royale, starring Daniel Craig.
“The year is 2136, Blake wakes up on one side of the bed. He reaches for the other side. There’s nobody there. As reality sets in, this handsome ex-soldier sits up, and looks at a photo of his wife Rachel. Beautiful. Deceased.”
No dates have been announced as when the new Blake 7 series will be arriving or who will play the cast of Blake and his crew, but as more details are released we will keep you updated.Filed Under: Geeky Stuff, Top News