For The Madera Tribune
Chowchilla’s Ron Moore will venture back into space with his new show “For All Mankind.”
Apple gave the green light, straight to series order to Chowchilla High grad Ronald D. Moore’s space drama. The show, titled “For All Mankind,” is from Sony Pictures Television and Moore’s Tall Ship Productions.
The show, which completed filming the first season in March, is tentatively scheduled to stream in October. The show will explore what would have happened if the space race had never ended.
The new series, which was written and created by Moore, involves Outlander executive producer Maril Davis. Fargo co-executive producers Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi, who previously worked with Moore on several projects at Sony, also join the new series.
The famed television and movie writer and producer received widespread acclaim and awards for his rebooted Battlestar Galactica series and recently with Season 4 of Starz’s Outlander. He is also an executive producer and installment writer of Amazon’s Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams.
Moore began his career with three Star Trek series, Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Voyager, before re-creating Battlestar Galactica. He also was the executive producer on Carnivale and Caprica before developing the Outlander series. He has writing credits on three movies including two Star Trek movies, Generations and First Contact and Mission: Impossible II.
Moore has received numerous awards including an Emmy, three Victor Hugo awards, five Saturn awards and the highly coveted Peabody award.