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Welcome to Captain's Log -- your (semi) daily round-up of sci-fi randomness from around the web. Here's what's happening today:


- The Battlestar Galactica movie reboot rumors are cropping up again. HitFix is reporting that Universal is nearing a deal with X-Men director Bryan Singer to produce and possibly helm a brand new BSG feature film. Singer was originally attached to a scrapped BSG project in 2001 before Ron Moore's landmark SciFi Channel series hit the air. Is it too soon for another take on Battlestar?

- A movie based on Marvel's Namor TheSub-Mariner is "in active development," says director Jonathon Mostow (Terminator 3, The Surrogates), who is attached to direct. Unfortunately, the character is held under option by Universal, which means he probably won't show up in Marvel Studios' upcoming Avengers flick. [/Film]

- Shock Till You Drop is reporting that a Death Race prequel is in the works. Expect more explosions, car chases and the suicide of Roger Ebert.

- TV Squad tells us writer-director Frank Darabont (The Mist, Shawshank Redemption) is bringing writer Robert Kirkman and illustrator Tony Moore's awesome zombie comic The Walking Dead to TV. The series will air on AMC, home to the popular "Fear Fest" horror movie showcase.

More sci-fi awesomness after the jump.