Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome is a prequel to the reimagined Battlestar Galactica series. It stars Luke Pasqualino, Ben Cotton, and Lili Bordán. Michael Taylor wrote the teleplay from a story by Taylor, David Eick, Bradley Thompson and David Weddle with Jonas Pate as director. Distribution of Blood & Chrome began as a 10-episode online series in conjunction with Machinima.com on November 9, 2012 and also aired as a televised movie on February 10, 2013 on Syfy. DvD and BluRay was released on February 19, 2013.
The show is set in the tenth year of the First Cylon War and follows Lt. William Adama, a young pilot just graduated from the Academy, assigned to one of the most powerful battlestars in the Colonial fleet: the Galactica. The series provides a very brief frame of reference to the events that ensued in the time between the prequel series Caprica, and the basis series Battlestar Galactica.