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Virtuality - Ron Moore's latest Sci Fi Miniseries

Updated on November 26, 2012

Virtuality: New Sci Fi TV Show From Ron Moore

Virtuality is the new television sci fi show from Ron Moore (Star Trek, Battlestar Galacitica). Beginning June 26, 2009, Virtuality will air Friday nights on the Fox network, and stars an ensemble cast including Clea Duvall, Sienna Guillory, Jimmi Simpson, Ritchie Coster, James D'Arcy, Nikolaj Coster Waldau, Omar Metwally and Jose Pablo Cantillo.

The show follows the crew of a starship from Earth on a ten year mission to explore a distant planetary system. To help them cope with long periods of isolation, the NASA designers provide the ship's crew with virtual reality games to keep them entertained. A bug is discovered in one of the virtual reality modules, and the fun begins...

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Nothing is what it seems in this daring, futuristic movie event from legendary Director Peter Berg (Hancock) and Executive Producers Michael Taylor and Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica). Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being confined to their high-tech vessel, the crew passes the time using advanced virtual reality modules that allow them to take on various identities. But as the ship approaches a critical phase of their journey, a deadly flaw is discovered in the virtual system, forcing them to question if someone onboard might be a killer. Starring Clea DuVall (Carnivále), Joy Bryant (Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins), Sienna Guillory (Eragon), Ritchie Coster (The Dark Knight) and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Firewall), it’s a dazzling trip to unexplored reaches of outer space and the inner imagination that Maureen Ryan of the Chicago Tribune calls a “complex and intriguing film.”

When Will Virtuality Air?

Virtuality was to begin as a special two hour series pilot. It aired at 8 p.m. ET on Friday, June 26, 2009 on FOX.

After the mini-series aired, the show was not picked up for a full season, so it is not known if there will be any more episodes or a continuation of the story.

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