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Today Deadline exclusively reported that Netflix has tapped Katee Sackhoff to play the lead on their upcoming sci-fi drama series, Another Life.

The series will be created by Alias Grace producer Halfire Entertainment. Aaron Martin (Slasher) will serve as the showrunner for the series. Noreen Halpern will be executive producing the series.

According to Deadline, Another Life centers on astronaut Niko Breckinridge (Sackhoff) who is focused on searching for alien intelligence. She leads a crew on a mission to explore the genesis of an alien artifact. As Niko and her young crew investigate, they face unimaginable danger on what might very well be a one-way mission.

Katee Sackhoff is most known for her work in the sci-fi and horror genres, with her being most known for her role as Captain Kara ‘Starbuck’ Thrace on the hit space drama Battlestar Galactica. She has since appeared in works like RiddickOculus, and Star Wars: The Clone WarsAnother Life marks a continuation of her relationship with Netflix. Netflix had picked up her A&E drama Longmire after it was canceled and gave it three final seasons before its final cancellation.

What are your thoughts on this casting? Are you excited to see Katee Sackhoff in more sci-fi fare? Please let us know in the comments below.

 

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Sarah Musnicky

Sarah is a freelance writer and self-described workaholic. She loves fantasy and sci fi and will admit having dual loyalties between Star Trek and Star Wars as well as Marvel and DC. When she's not being socially awkward, she is in a corner obsessing over dragons, cute things, and a need to master all languages on the planet. She would like to be a professional blanket burrito when she reaches the peak of maturation.

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