Kevin Smith to direct Battlestar Galactica

Fresh from his other TV coups – Heroes Origins and Reaper – it’s been announced that Kevin "Silent Bob" Smith will helm an episode of Battlestar Galactica

While filming the pilot of Reaper , ultrageek Kevin Smith (the man behind Clerks) was able to get on the lot of Battlestar Galactica , and has been approached to direct an episode.

Speak to AOL he says: "It's cool as someone who is a big fan and a supporter of the show to get up there and do one before they are all done... That show is genius and they have a very distinctive visual style.”

Thanks to BuddyTV (link to story here ).