'Battlestar Galactica' prequel confirmed Wednesday, March 19 2008, 09:39 GMT By Ben Rawson-Jones, Cult Editor A Battlestar Galactica prequel entitled Caprica has reportedly been confirmed by the Sci Fi Channel. According to Variety, the network's president David Howe announced the production of a two-hour pilot during a presentation in New York on Tuesday. Caprica, named after the planet conquered by the villainous Cylons, will be written by Rene Aubuchon and Ronald D Moore, with Jeff Reiner set to direct. Casting will reportedly begin shortly. Battlestar Galactica's fourth season, due to be screened in the UK from early April, will be its last. It is currently unknown whether any actors will reprise their roles from the show in Caprica.