It’s me! The world’s worst internet reporter catching up, yet again, with the news. Let’s just do this quickly, shall we?
The more techno-savvy cast of Stargate Universe have been doing what they can to generate enthusiasm. (And I’m starting to see the tides turning, all you Stargate skeptics!)
It will be good. I have faith.
Well, look who’s been a bit lazy! So what’s been happening around the Gate, lately?
Joe Mallozzi has announced that author John Scalzi (Old Man’s War, The Android’s Dream) will now be a creative consultant to the new Stargate Universe series. (Plus, the announcement includes a really delicious-looking trip to Vancouver restaurant Fuel… except for that foie gras… yuck.)
If you have read his books (and if you haven’t, why not?), this certainly hints at an interesting direction for the show.
What would have been in store for us if Stargate Atlantis had been renewed? Producer Joe Mallozzi gives us the sometimes-humorous run-down of the likely and not-so-likely.
In semi-related Stargate news, Science Blog delves into the subject of dark energy. Just don’t let McKay near it. He’s already blown up a solar system.
Apparently a very good time was had by all at the Stargate Atlantis series wrap party. David Hewlett Twittered about his hangover. And, according to producer Joe Mallozzi, everyone was having way too much fun to even pay attention to the final speeches and tribute video (to be included on the Season 5 DVD set). But there are lots of fun pictures of most everyone and significant others.
Over in GateWorld land, they interview Gary Jones (aka Walter, SG1’s favorite gate technician) and Janina Gavankar, a newly-introduced female kick butt character.