BSG's Bamber for '17th Precinct'

BSG_bamber1TVLine reports that BATTLESTAR GALACTICA’s  Jamie Bamber has been cast in BSG producer Ron Moore’s 17th PRECINCT pilot for NBC.
The show, described as  a ensemble police drama, set in a fictional town named  Excelsior, “where magic and with supernatural elements rule over science”.
Jamie Bamber is set to  play Caolan,  a crime scene detective.  He’s coming off OUTCASTS, a UK SF series that hasn’t yet hit American shores.
Already cast is Stockard Channing (PRACTICAL MAGIC, BATMAN BEYOND), who the role of Mira, a former homicide detective, now working in the robbery division.

Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing

Sounds a bit like the dark “magical” world of CAST A DEADLY SPELL (1991), or the recent, comic book-based PARADOX, which starred genre vet Kevin Sorbo as a policeman in a world where magic, rather than science held sway.

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