Singer helms Battlestar Galactica movie

X-Men helmer Bryan Singer attached to Battlestar Galactica movie?

Bryan Singer is talks to direct the upcoming Battlestar Galactica movie.

The X-Men helmer is being courted for the new big screen take onGlen A. Larson’s science fiction property.

Universal announced in February that is was pursuing a new movie spearheaded by Larson. The project is not related to the recent TV series, which has spinoff show Caprica ready to launch next year.

Singer was previously involved in an aborted Galactica TV series back in 2001 but the big budget pilot was axed amid rising costs and concerns about the story.