Thursday, September 19, 2013
Stargate writer explains why (and how) the series should come back to TV (via Blastr)
Roland Emmerich might be ready for rebooted movies, but one of Stargate's longest-serving writers has a different idea.
It's been more than two years since the last (for now) Stargate series, Universe, went off the air, and fans have been hoping ever since that the nearly 20-year-old sci-fi saga could return someday. Luckily for those fans, Roland Emmerich -- who co-created the franchise with 1994's Stargate feature film -- announced just a few days ago that he's prepping a trilogy of films that will reboot Stargate for a new generation of fans. But what if you don't want a reboot? What if you want the franchise to continue in the same way that Universe and Stargate: Atlantis continued it? What if you want the old continuity to continue into the next phase of the Stargate mythos? Well, you're not alone.
In a lengthy and detailed post on his blog, Joseph Mallozzi -- who wrote and executive-produced all three Stargate series -- outlined what he thinks the franchise needs to do to carry on. Covering all the apparent options at hand to continue the franchise, Mallozzi broke down the pros and cons of each potential direction Stargate could go from here.
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