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New Babylon 5 Project Brings Back Bruce Boxleitner

“Spread the word: something wonderful is coming,” says J. Michael Straczynski as he reteams with Bruce Boxleitner for a mystery Babylon 5 project.

Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski has caught up with Bruce Boxleitner, who played the station’s Captain John Sheridan, for his mysterious new project.

“It’s been too long,” added Boxleitner.

Straczynski also tweeted out a sharp-looking upgrade on the classic logo, saying:

“It can’t be for the reimagining ‘cause that’s on hold pending [Writers Guild of America] issues, so what could it possibly be for? Hmm. Maybe we’ll find out more one week from today.
“Spread the word: something wonderful is coming.”

Ruling out a new show, a Babylon 5 documentary, or a Big Finish-style audio drama seems plausible given Straczynski’s keenness to reunite with the surviving members of the original cast and his prior work with Seeing Ear Theatre.

Boxleitner, who recently appeared as President Alcuzan in The Orville and President Baker in Supergirl, last played, er, President John Sheridan in the 2007 direct-to-DVD anthology Babylon 5: The Lost Tales.

We’ll keep you posted. After all... sooner or later, everyone comes to Babylon 5.

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