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Meet the ‘Stargate Universe’ team!

Sep 18th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Science Fiction

As anticipated, the ‘Universe’ team will led by an older veteran officer played by a “name” actor, who is described as being “like the Jack O’Neill of ten years ago, but [whose] edges have tended to sharpen over time.” The rest of the cast of characters will be made up of young men and women, mostly in their early to mid twenties.

Fans rally to save ‘Stargate Atlantis’

Sep 15th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Science Fiction

Since the show’s cancellation and redirection to TV movies was announced by MGM and the SCI FI Channel last month, viewers from all over the world have been signing online petitions, mailing letters and lemons to the network, and even organizing a protest rally outside the Vancouver, B.C. studio where ‘Atlantis’ is produced.

Wright: Atlantis is going out on top

Aug 22nd, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Science Fiction

Assuming that the SCI FI Channel eventually picks up ‘Stargate Universe’ as a television series, executive producer Brad Wright told GateWorld that the Stargate franchise will be stronger than ever with four “brand” legs to stand on: ‘Stargate SG-1′ and ‘Atlantis’ in the movie format, Universe on television, and the upcoming video game ‘Stargate Worlds’ reaching into yet another medium.

SCI FI confirms Atlantis cancellation, TV movie

Aug 22nd, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Lead Stories, Science Fiction

The SCI FI Channel is calling it quits with ‘Stargate Atlantis’ — or at least in its current format — the network confirmed today. The ‘Stargate SG-1′ spin-off series, which began in 2004, will conclude in January with the current, fifth season, finale. It will be closely followed by a 2-hour Atlantis movie, to be aired on SCI FI and released on DVD by MGM.

‘Stargate Atlantis’ will end with Season Five

Aug 21st, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Science Fiction

Although ‘Stargate Atlantis’ has been a solid ratings performer for the SCI FI Channel — and was its highest-rated original program ever when it premiered in July 2004 — in recent years series like ‘Eureka’ have supplanted it in the “Live” ratings. The show will go on, though, with a 2-hour movie written by executive producers Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie that will air on SCI FI in 2009, and then be released on DVD by MGM.

MGM Interested In Third Stargate Movie

Jul 26th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Science Fiction

MGM already is talking with executive producer Brad Wright about keeping the direct-to-DVD movie franchise going. In addition, it seems that MGM is confident SciFi Channel or some television outlet will pick up the previously announced third series “Stargate: Universe” as well.