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Syfy Developing TV Series
Based On The DC Comics
Superhero BOOSTER GOLD!!

Published at: Nov. 23, 2011, 4:32 p.m. CST by hercules

I am – Hercules!!

Booster Gold, the superhero from the future who joined the DC Comics universe in 1986, is being developed as Syfy TV series.

Gold’s secret identity is Michael Jon Carter, a disgraced athlete from the 25th century who now fights crime in the present day using technology from his native era.

Now the bad news. Longtime “Dawson’s Creek” showrunner Greg Berlanti, who created ABC’s horrible superhero saga “No Ordinary Family” and wrote the failed big-screen version of “Green Lantern” (18% positive reviews among top critics over at Rotten Tomatoes) is overseeing the project.

“Warehouse 13” writer Andrew Kriesberg, who worked with Berlanti on “Eli Stone,” will pen a pilot script.

Gold was voiced by Tom Everett Scott in both “Justice League Unlimited” and “Batman: The Brave and the Bold.” A live-action version of the hero was portrayed by Eric Martisoff in the 18th episode of “Smallville’s” final season.

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  • Nov. 23, 2011, 4:46 p.m. CST

    It will suck

    by Michael_Jacksons_Ghost

  • Nov. 23, 2011, 4:46 p.m. CST

    live action Booster on youtube

    by EyeForgiveMelGibson

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjWS2h-Y87Y

  • Nov. 23, 2011, 5:19 p.m. CST

    uggg

    by adml_shake

    Just make a crappy movie and be done with it.

  • Nov. 23, 2011, 7:19 p.m. CST

    Alas Poor Green Lantern

    by rakesh patel

    the potential to make a star wars type franchise went down the drain for dc. Really everyone involved with that project should stay away from the genre. syfy, stay away from this, it will suck balls. You did good with alphas, build up quality shows like that. Not shows like this. I still can't believe you dropped the opportunity to make a lost room series. Make a fucking global frequency series! And i like booster gold!

  • Nov. 23, 2011, 7:25 p.m. CST

    Why...

    by codecrackx15

    ...?

  • Nov. 23, 2011, 7:27 p.m. CST

    dioxholsters_ghost

    by gotilk

    I feel your pain.

  • Nov. 23, 2011, 7:50 p.m. CST

    Alphas

    by warren bishop

    Is not that good. It's mediocre at best. I think the only good shows Syfy has ever produced were "Farscape", "BSG" and you could argue "SGU". Everything else is 'meh' to crappy. There was a repeat of a BSG episode "Hand of God" on recently and after watching it thought it must've been a complete and utter fluke that Syfy produced a show that good.

  • Nov. 23, 2011, 8:25 p.m. CST

    How I know this will suck....

    by LethargicJ

    "Syfy Developing TV Series"

  • Nov. 23, 2011, 8:56 p.m. CST

    is booster gold a popular character?

    by john

    always thought of him as a goof would much prefer the blue beetle or even the question fact is, the ditko question fits right in with our current times

  • Nov. 23, 2011, 9:42 p.m. CST

    Alphas grew on me

    by oisin5199

    The last two episodes were pretty strong, and the final scene of the season with Dr. Rosen in front of Congress was pretty awesome. And I actually think Being Human was pretty brilliant as well. I loved the way they reinterpreted the original (I think both work really well in different ways). Though I watch Eureka, Warehouse 13, Haven and Sanctuary, those 2 shows are my favorite on SyFy. Booster Gold? dunno. Not sure I'll be too invested in a character that's supposed to be a douchebag superhero.

  • There is always Perephiral Vision man? In the giant library of DC source material they couldn't bring out something better? This is doome dto failure just on the lameness of the source material. You could have George RR Martin write the scripts and let Frank Darmont direct it, and this would still suck.

  • Nov. 23, 2011, 10:33 p.m. CST

    Why not FIRESTORM? Or CAPTAIN ATOM?

    by 3D-Man

    If you're gonna go with a 3rd stringer, why not make it a COOL 3rd stringer??

  • Nov. 23, 2011, 11:54 p.m. CST

    Meh not really wrecking a franchise anyone cares about...

    by Andrew Coleman

    So it's really all ups from here.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 12:10 a.m. CST

    It's gonna take epic Sci Fi to get me back

    by FrodoFraggins

    What a horrible channel it's become.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 12:55 a.m. CST

    Or BLUE DEVIL? Or THE QUESTION?

    by 3D-Man

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 12:55 a.m. CST

    Or BLUE BEETLE? Or HAWK AND DOVE?

    by 3D-Man

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 12:59 a.m. CST

    Second on No Ordinary Family

    by Gislef_crow

    It was adequate, or a little better, for what it set out to be. It wasn't trying to be some huge big reboot of the comic book TV concept. It was just your nice, basic, solid family drama with your basic superhero tropes. Stephen Collins and Josh Stewart were good, JJ's super-smarts were good, and Chiklis and Benz were solid if undistinguished.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 1 a.m. CST

    Or RED TORNADO? Or ANIMAL MAN?

    by 3D-Man

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 1:04 a.m. CST

    Or DR. MIRACLE? Or DR. MID-NITE? Or DR. FATE?

    by 3D-Man

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 1:28 a.m. CST

    SyFy - The K-Mart of TV

    by ls420

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 1:29 a.m. CST

    The Question would be excellent

    by rakesh patel

    the problem with superhero tv series are the budgets invariably action scenes have to be sparse . Booster gold flies. remember how lame the sfx was on smallvilles finale when clark eventually flew? The question would be perfect. It's essentially a cop show with a guy who wears a cool face mask. Not much money to be spent there on sfx. However would have mean they'd have to have a decent writing staff. No homage to 70's tv cops shows either. Make it a modern day show.

  • If you remember Greg Kinnears "Captain Amazing" from Mystery Men then thats how Booster Gold should be played out. Has a character he is best used to highlight how much better other DC superheroes are whilst Booster Gold is shown to be an opportunist always looking for that next corporate product endorsement. In a way it could be like Verhoven's satire out of Robocop (I'll buy that for a dollar!") mixed in with shoeing in DC characters from the DC universe. Booster Gold would be a good oportunity to showcase the Teen Titans who would keep humiliating Booster Gold by defeating vilains he couldnt but Booster will claim credit for it. It has HUGE potential if Sy Fy allow the script writers free reign.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 2:18 a.m. CST

    DC is involved with SyFy!

    by jazzylg

    And all we get here is pessimism and negativity. I know about syfy's shabby record (flash gordon anyone?) Here's hoping it's decent. If it is, it will open a floodgate of possibilities for other dc characters and properties.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 3:10 a.m. CST

    People are bitter about this?

    by BlueLando

    Jesus Christ... I know Herc hasn't read a Booster Gold comic ever, but anyone who has post-52 surely sees the potential here. Heck, if we get a scene where Sinestro twirls his moustache after Booster comes up with the 'Sinestro Corps' name, it'll be the best thing on TV in years!

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 3:12 a.m. CST

    yamayama

    by BlueLando

    He hasn't been opportunistic for years. Before the NEW 52 comics, he was the guy who turned down JL membership because someone would die... the guy who saved the Multiverse... the guy who went back in time repeatedly to stop The Joker from paralysing Barbara Gordon... and is the guy who said 'kiss my ass' to time and saved Ted Kord's life. Sure that backfired, but Booster's current MO is someone who saves the day and yet takes no credit so that, eventually, he can form the legacy of the Time Masters!

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 5:27 a.m. CST

    The Booster Gold-centric episode of JLU was awesome,

    by Bedknobs and Boomsticks

    but this is SyFy we are talking about. No way this is good.

  • But the Berlanti involvement DOES give me an 'ugh' feeling. I really think he fucked up with the Green Lantern movie. It wasn't Howard the Duck awful, but it was not what it should have been. Booster has fewer of my expectations, but I question if it'll even be good on its own merits now. Being on Syfy doesn't help either, I know it'll likely get canceled early even if it's good. All their shows end prematurely if they aren't Stargate SG-1, and that was a hit before Sci-Fi got it.

  • ..."Syfy". Won't even bother.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 7:41 a.m. CST

    More like Syfy, the street corner meth dealer of TV

    by mdk

  • Nolanverse Bats, that's ALL the have, the rest is a steaming pile: Green Lantern, Superman Returns, Birds of Prey (Oh yeah, I didn't forget that one... unfortunately), the last 5 seasons of Smallville, failed attempt at Justice League that never went anywhere, failed attempt at Blue Beetle that never went anywhere, failled attempt at Jack Knight Starman that never thankfully never went anywhere (they wanted to make him a high school kid), going way back, the Schumacher Bats movies, Steel, Flash TV show...

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 7:49 a.m. CST

    Skeets Skeets Skeets

    by Doctor_Strangepork

    I wonder if they'll change the unfortunate name of his robot sidekick.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 7:55 a.m. CST

    bluelando

    by yamayama

    You made some good points, but from a dramatic point of view it would be good if we get the old Booster first. that way we can see him change course over several seasons leading up to him becoming the hero he never thought he would be. Early season of Booster could be kept light with the teen titans as a regular story arc to contrast how Booster is seen from the eyes of other DC characters, and allows decent satire and character development. then about 4th season Booster starts taking his gig about more seriously with him going up against some heavy hitters and even backing up maybe say the Legion of Superheroes or Suicide Squad (how would Booster cope with say King Shark or Superboy/Connor Kent?) Like i said a LOT of potential there if done right.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 9:06 a.m. CST

    Why is WB still giving Greg Berlanti work?

    by SuperSaiyan2112

    He already fucked up Green Lantern for a potentially awesome franchise...now he's going to ruin another favorite DC Hero of mine. SOMEBODY STOP HIM!!!

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 9:44 a.m. CST

    75/25

    by Arcangel2020

    Well if this is being developed by that lame excuse for a science fiction "network"....I give it a 75% chance that it's going to suck King Kong sized balls or that it will be cancelled in it's first season if it is even remotely decent...and I give it 25% that it will be a quality/successful good show like BSG or Euryka.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 11:14 a.m. CST

    yamayama

    by solitaire

    Absolutely right. The character is at his best when he has other characters to bounce off of. his comradery with Blue Beetle, Batman always looking at him like a pissed teacher, the big powers (Martian Manhunter, Superman...) don't take him seriously. That was one of the million things justice league unlimited got right. The Booster centric episode where he actually saves the city during a huge battle involving the whole league, but noone knows is one of my favorites. After all of it, Batman is pissed because he was supposed to be on crowd control, but Booster still gets the girl. God I miss that show...

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 1:14 p.m. CST

    Only if Paul Reiser plays Booster Gold will this work!

    by jupiterjim

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 1:15 p.m. CST

    next up: that girl from Marvel that controls squirrels!

    by jupiterjim

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 1:20 p.m. CST

    Just as crappy as Flash Gordon and The Phantom

    by Superthug3000

    Just as shitty as those two shows were expect the same quality of work to Booster Gold. Not excited in the least ,though this show has huge potential that wont be realized.Being that you could drop Booster in any era that you could want.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 1:26 p.m. CST

    If instead of guest star every week, Syfy had a guest super hero every week...

    by Shut the Fuck up Donny

    it might have a chance... Furthemore, have it where Booster and the hero of the week both tell the story (or at least key parts) from their perspective, with Booster over always over-playing his portion. That allows for different storytelling styles, different visual styles, etc. You could keep a fresh show for at least 3 seasons doing that, if you spent enough time going through 2nd and 3rd tier superheros. Just save the "big" names for bigger story archs or season finales...

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 3:01 p.m. CST

    The Smallville Boster guy was actually pretty good

    by Al

    Basically, all you have to be is a cocky asshole and throw in some time travel. Which that guy did fairly decently. I think you can do Boster right, he's still an opportunistic cocky asshole but every once in awhile he gets his shit together and does something "for the greater good". That's where the drama comes from. It's like Thor learning humility in the film. The guy is unlikeable but he learns to come back down to earth. Of course, week in week out with Booster learning a lesson may get old so keep that rare. Most of the time, like I said, cocky asshole & time travel & a wisecracking robot. That, I am totally cool with.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 3:07 p.m. CST

    Once you said Syfy - I knew this was going to suck

    by slayme

    and i'm sure it will. syfy is one big chan of suck these days.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 3:16 p.m. CST

    Are people really crying out for a Booster Gold TV Show?

    by CDN_Wolf_eh

    He is a solid "C" level character ... why make a whole show about him?

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 5:44 p.m. CST

    by Sick Fixx

    Everything Syfy touches turns to cheese.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 6:03 p.m. CST

    Great...Just great.

    by mockingnerd

    Berlanti is bad enough, but Kriesberg is the guy who completely bastardized Black Canary in Green Arrow/Black Canary. Please, Syfy, either don't move on with this project, or hire an entirely new team.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 6:42 p.m. CST

    I'll give it a chance

    by Grendel745

    I'm not down on something just because its SyFy, or simply because of the creative team. I'd love to see a Booster Gold series that does it well and maybe this could be it. Yes, the deck is stacked against it (SyFy, Berlanti, lesser known character...Berlanti...) but there's always a chance and I'll be damned if I ever turn into one of those folks who doesn't even give it a shot. If it fails..then its just an hour of my life, but if it works then as a long time Booster fan then I'll be quite happy. Definitely would be on board The Question though. Any version. I love the original and DC's version but would definitely like to see Renee Montaya don the mask as well.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 6:46 p.m. CST

    One thing's for certain: BG will fight Sharktopus

    by SifoDyasJr

  • man, that channel used to show weird stuff, old cancelled series from the 70's... English shows, Canadian shows, Farscape, MST3K now its all trailer park shit, wrestling and giant alligators, reality shows and BAD BAD science fiction. like the automated check-out at the supermarket is science fiction. ooh, a new movie with the Rock!!

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 7:05 p.m. CST

    what is up with DC re-hiring people that the fans and critics hate, who make FINANCIAL BOMBS

    by sasquatch_with_a_swatch_watch

    Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, the showrunner mentioned above, Joel Schumacher, Michael Uslan (2 good Batman movies doesnt make up for the rest a few seasons and movies of a terrible Swamp Thing adapation. Baaad track record) do you gotta be able to give a good pitch meeting over there, have spiky gelled hair, a blue tooth, relatives on Time Warner... what?? these people are fucking UP. they need more of the good old school talent and more Grant Morrison sized weird brains to come up with something special. this Geoff John's "aim for middle america Top Gun 'N KMart" shit is for the BIRDS that's not what geek is ABOUT! it's about left field weird, unexpected, doing something DIFFERENT in the hope that the masses will come to US! I mean, they did eventually, right??

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 7:17 p.m. CST

    SyFy- Imagine Greater...

    by sasquatch_with_a_swatch_watch

    but expect lowest common denominator dreck. also let me amend the above before fanboys start jumping down my throat about Geoff Johns... I didn't mean to imply the John's work has been less than critically and financially successful... I just think it's the wrong approach, its middle of the road meets fat slob in a Mario Brothers shirt, and is all wrong. they should not have given the reins of the company over to a guy who I've read dozen of comics from but still can't remember a single story of his his Green Lanterns are a mess, purple lanterns, blue lanterns, floating energy insignia, blahhh and his Flash is a fucking hack-job for the most part. fucked up two of my favorite comics properties simply because DC gives him cart blanche.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 7:32 p.m. CST

    man this will suck! they should have a Deathstroke show

    by chien_sale

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 8:55 p.m. CST

    Anything would better than another Stargate series

    by j2talk

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 9:48 p.m. CST

    Dan Jurgens is blackmailing a DC/Warner Bros. exec

    by Margot Tenenbaum

    Its the only thing that makes sense.

  • Nov. 24, 2011, 10:28 p.m. CST

    SighFy

    by SierraTangoFoxtrotUniform

  • Nov. 25, 2011, 4:26 a.m. CST

    SOUNDS LIKE A GOOD IDEA

    by smackfu

    You know a character is obscure when even comic readers ask 'who the fuck is Booster Gold?'.

  • Nov. 25, 2011, 4:59 a.m. CST

    So it'll be Hancock the TV series...

    by Wookie_Weed

    ... meets the Greatest American Hero?

  • Nov. 25, 2011, 5 a.m. CST

    Booster Gold sounds like Poochie from Itchy & Scratchy

    by Wookie_Weed

    We all know how that went down

  • Nov. 25, 2011, 5:05 a.m. CST

    "Booster Gold" sounds like a made-up drug that's hit the streets

    by Wookie_Weed

    in Seventh Heaven.

  • Nov. 25, 2011, 5:26 a.m. CST

    sasquatch_with_a_swatch_watch

    by Grendel745

    You've read dozens of comics (apparently including Green Lantern) and can't remember any of Geoff John's stories? You don't remember Blackest Night or Sinestro Corps War? Flashpoint? He's written the two biggest relaunches of dead heroes (Green Lantern and Flash) and done so while staying true to the characters. His stuff may not always be great (or even good...Flashpoint for example) but its not forgetable.

  • Nov. 25, 2011, 12:12 p.m. CST

    Fuck Wonder Woman

    by wellgoodgravy

    Some fruit in a gold suit nobody's heard of or cares about will REALLY bring in the viewers. Right on the money, SyFy.

  • I didn't say it. SuperDickery.com did. http://superdickery.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=165:superman-vs-booster-gold&catid=28:superdickery&Itemid=54

  • Nov. 25, 2011, 4:03 p.m. CST

    From the 25th Century...

    by Jeff

    That's not a bad concept for an original Syfy show, actually. Some sort of unimaginably strange mishap sends a character to our time, never to be sent back again. The man is full-on post-human, able to intuitively perform tasks of unimaginable power and subtlety, yet his mind thinks... differently. Differently enough that many of his perceptions of reality don't cross with ours at all. He's never "sad" because loss isn't "felt" in his time. He's interested in our interactions, our self-delusions, and overarching belief that people is "free," when he knows this is absolutely not true. I don't know a thing about Booster Gold but he sounds too simplistic to me. Too superhero-ey to be at all interesting. I mean, the guy is from the 25th century... holy shit, could this basic scenario be crafted into a fantastically compelling science fiction story! Oh, that's right... Greg Berlanti's running it. Never mind.

  • Nov. 25, 2011, 4:35 p.m. CST

    I liked No Ordinary Family

    by Pete Michaelson

    It wasn't Shakespeare, and they made decisions that irritated me, but it was interesting enough that I watched it each week (on Hulu).

  • Surprisingly so. I agree, this show doesn't have much of a chance. 5% tops. It's still a chance...

  • Nov. 25, 2011, 5:24 p.m. CST

    I'd prefer a LOSH show.

    by OBESE_WAN_KENOBI

    Those were some of the best episodes of Smallville. And I'm not even a fan of the Legion. But I'd watch that over a show about Booster Gold.

  • Booster Gold? Are you fucking kidding me??? THAT is the superhero SyFy thinks has potential? For fuck's sake, the people around here calling him even a "C-level" character are being TOO kind. Booster is more like an F-minus. Hell, come to think of it, to honestly grade the character, we'd have to create a new grade level -- like "G" or "H" or possibly go all the way down to "Z" -- to truly capture just how RETARDED and ONE NOTE he is. Herc is wrong that the bad news centers on Berlanti's involvement. At least Dawson's Creek was actually a success and stayed alive for a few years, and the GREEN LANTERN movie wasn't THAT horrendous. So the REAL bad news started the moment...out of all the DC universe and its side characters...that someone was actually stupid enough -- or drunk or doing drugs -- to pick a fucking lame character like Booster Gold to develop. As for laying odds on the show, just remember this is SyFy -- the place that loves to make everything SOUND good in preproduction press releases... to make it SOUND like they'll be putting their best foot forward... at which point behind the scenes, they then do everything possible to slash budgets and turn out truly CRAPTACULAR shows. For fuck's sake (again), keep in mind the one thing they actually do get ratings on are their shitty Saturday night movies -- and have you actually watched any of those lately? HOLY CRAP are they horrible! It's like SyFy isn't even trying anymore and they're just tossing ANY shit that they can get their hands on onto the air, so long as it was done on the cheap and won't cost them anything on the backend. ACTUAL chances of this being good since it's a stupid character getting a show on channel that perpetually has it's head up it's ass? More like 0.000000001 %.

  • The idea of a channel devoted to science fiction would have been heaven. And yet I have never once watched anything on this channel. It has a very bland feel to it.

  • Nov. 26, 2011, 1:02 a.m. CST

    I haven't followed new comics for a long time. Beetle's dead?

    by Damned if I can login

    Ouch. That sux. Back in the Keith Giffen era of the Justice League the Blue Beetle/Booster Gold team was pretty much a staple, although mostly used for comic relief. And the way some of the Booster Gold backstory played out wasn't the best, with him eventually supposedly "saving the world", being dead, etc. Of course it'll be a guy in a leather jacket, yeah? Couldn't possibly be a costume, of any sort...no? More importantly, the one ep of Justice League was pretty good, but can the character carry a show on his own? I dunno about this one....

  • Nov. 26, 2011, 2:14 a.m. CST

    Booster Gold doesn't work as a standalone hero

    by mascan42

    That's why he's always been part of JLA and other supergroups. His status as an anti-hero works best when he has other heroes to play against. If they change his origin to make him more of a traditional hero, then why bother doing it in the first place?

  • Nov. 26, 2011, 2:29 a.m. CST

    Like I said, SyFy. No way it's good. But if it were

    by Bedknobs and Boomsticks

    like this episode, it might stand a chance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ziS84SBBnk Hell, just do an animated version, or more Justice League.

  • Nov. 26, 2011, 4:09 a.m. CST

    I liked the Flash TV show

    by jazzylg

    It was cool, and unique for it's time, and wasn't canned because of poor quality, but limited technology. Just like the the original Battlestar Gallactica. Yea I know SYFY makes those awful b-movies every week. Hopefully this will be a fluke like the new BSG and SGU.

  • Nov. 26, 2011, 4:17 a.m. CST

    I meant to say..

    by jazzylg

    The flash tv show in the early 90's was canned for limited budget which was due to the limited tech of the time. Smallville survived due to the improved technology which allowed them to stay under budget. Plus, it was superman.

  • and Green Lantern was pretty lame, so... damn it. Booster Gold could be a great show if they don't take the smallville route.

  • Nov. 26, 2011, 8:27 a.m. CST

    Hercules hates Berlanti because he got turned down for a date

    by Retlaw Kciuq

    Only explanation for how annoying he is whenever Berlanti's name comes up.

  • I enjoyed that show very much..maybe my favorite show based on a comic..sure it had sum issues but i liked it alot...on another note from what i remember the show was cancelled cause its ratings didnt warrant the shows budget. If I remember correctly it initially was on Thurs nite goin up against the fidny show & the simpsons..then got moved to Fri nite & then the Saturday graveyard death slot.

  • Nov. 26, 2011, 1:43 p.m. CST

    I want a Batwoman or Anarky show

    by CreamCheeseAlchemist

    Otherwise, I'll pass. As it is, I've cut down on my DC books and Poison Ivy is the only DC subscription figure announced so far that I won't be selling to my comic shop.

  • Nov. 26, 2011, 2:48 p.m. CST

    SyFy > Galactica = Thousand monkeys typing > Shakespeare.

    by 3774

    And most of 3d Man's choices would be far more interesting, and stand a much better chance of success.

  • Nov. 26, 2011, 2:53 p.m. CST

    @ Yamayama...

    by 3774

    *That way we can see him change course over several seasons* *change course over several seasons* *several seasons* Wide-eyed, hopelessly optimistic people like you make me that much more angry at the sludge SyFy usually churns out. Because over the years it will only crush that wonderful optimism in people like you. And that should be a crime. I remember when I actually had hope in announcements like this.

  • Nov. 26, 2011, 7 p.m. CST

    Booster's Millions

    by Abdul_Alhazred

    Goddammitt. SciFi wont commit to making the awesome Blood and Chrome pilot into a series because they don't want to spend the goddamn money to make something bad ass that everyone will go apeshit for, but they'll develop this shit. Jesus. What a bunch of no talent ass clowns.

  • Nov. 26, 2011, 10:22 p.m. CST

    Hey! Jupiterjim Squirrel Girl kicks ASS!!

    by DOGSOUP

    Thanos' ass, Doctor Doom's ass, Fin Fang Foom's ass, Deadpool's ass.....

  • Nov. 27, 2011, 7:54 p.m. CST

    Superman show!

    by DavidBanner

    How about a Superman show with Tom Welling and Erica Durance. Yeah I know there is a movie coming, but can't we have both. And those two are great together. Besides I wish DC would realize you should do tv shows with MAJOR CHARACTERS not secondary characters.

  • no way in hell SyFy replicates any of the crisis events or any of the other things done in the DCU on their channel. How can anyone care to watch this show when they'll probably be relegated to making up their own side heroes and villains to placate the big bad of the week because the rights to the bigger heroes are tied up with other comapnies. Just a silly, silly move on their part. A Booster Gold show would work best on a WB friendly network as a cartoon.

  • Nov. 27, 2011, 9:22 p.m. CST

    Flash was a cool TV show....

    by Joaquin_Ondamoon

    ....I own the boxed set. Too bad it got cancelled just as it got good (or better, anyway). Problem was he always seemed to fight the 'Thug of The Week', at least at first. It got interesting when they actually started to bring in the Rogues Gallery guys, like Mirror Master and Captain Cold. Mark Hamill's 'Trickster' episodes were awesome. Total nutcase. And Amanda Pays is still one hot MILF. Oh and I'm sorry, can someone help me out here? Didn't Booster buy the farm in '52' or whatever?

  • Nov. 28, 2011, 12:10 a.m. CST

    didnt read all of 52 but...

    by CreamCheeseAlchemist

    I don't think so. Booster was around during Blackest Night.

  • Nov. 28, 2011, 12:23 p.m. CST

    Again with the suck

    by will2power

    I'd almost prefer that hollywood get out of making super hero movies entirely. 99% of them suck balls. Booster gold was a footnote at best. All the DC Characters and they had to pick the least interesting one. Sheesh!

  • Nov. 28, 2011, 12:28 p.m. CST

    He's the greatest hero you've never heard of...

    by Lacobus

    They already got THAT killer tagline down, plus Booster Gold is fucking awesome, this MIGHT have a chance.

  • Nov. 28, 2011, 1:50 p.m. CST

    BSG, Stargate, Farscape, Caprica....really syfy?

    by parissun

    Even though you may not have liked where those shows were going, each was waaaaaaay better than anything syfy is putting out now. I would rather have a 15th season of Stargate, a 10th season of Farscape, or 8th season of BSG than the crap this company is putting out now.

  • Nov. 29, 2011, 1:27 p.m. CST

    Call me crazy, but I liked Green Lantern...

    by ZodNotGod

    Thought it did justice to the source for the most part...WAsn't perfect, but was fun. As for Sci-fi's tv series--- I still have flashbacks of "FLash Gordon," how that ever made it to pilot stage is still a mystery. One of, it not THE worst series of the last 30 years, easy.

  • Nov. 30, 2011, 12:32 a.m. CST

    You liked Green Lantern? You're fucking crazy!

    by Joaquin_Ondamoon

    Come on Zoddy, you asked for it.... ;) "I know - right?"

  • Nov. 30, 2011, 3:27 a.m. CST

    Booster Gold is a funny douchebag

    by CuervoJones

  • Nov. 30, 2011, 2:38 p.m. CST

    You know what his sole role is in DC Universe online?

    by Geomancer21

    TOUR GUIDE. thats it. the only time he shows up AT ALL (and by showing up i mean his voice in the background) is a handful of side missions showing you the sights of Gotham and metropolis. along with countless plugs for people's products and shameless self promotion. don't get me wrong, he can be funny at times. and he had a small but decent role in the death of superman story. but an entire series? i doubt it.