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Stargate Atlantis: Your Burning Questions Answered!

Joe Flanigan and Jason Momoa by Eike Schroter/Sci Fi Channel

With the July 11 Season 5 premiere of Sci Fi Channels Stargate Atlantis just a week-and-a-half away we thought it a good time to reveal exec producer Joseph Mallozzis answers to many of your questions posted to the TVGuidecom Asks blog Will Lt Ford return Is a new alien race on the horizon Will the Midway station be rebuilt Read on for those answers and moreId like to know if there is any chance of seeing another hot SheppardTeyla kiss And will these two get together romantically TheUnitLoverJoseph Mallozzi Romance blossoms in Season 5 of Atlantis but alas not between Sheppard and Teyla Last we left our favorite Athosian back in Season 4 she had a man in her life or more accurately a half-man half-iratus bug with very conflicted feelings My question is about Lt Ford from the beginning of the series I enjoyed his character and was wondering if they will ever do a show where he is located and maybe healed or should we assume he is gone for good read more

Inside Stargate Atlantis' Season 5 Shake-up

Robert Picardo in Stargate Atlantis by Eike Schroter/Sci Fi Channel Photo

He might not be as easy on the eyes as Amanda Tapping, but when Stargate Atlantis starts filming its fifth 20-episode season later this month, Robert Picardo will join the cast on a full-time basis, just as the officious (and heretofore recurring) bureaucrat Richard Woolsey assumes command of the expedition from Tapping's Samantha Carter.Tapping, whose Web series Sanctuary has been picked up by Sci Fi Channel for a 13-episode run, will appear in several Atlantis eps, as will her SG-1 costar Michael Shanks. Fan fave Paul McGillion (who was literally brought back from the dead by fan demand!) will also return for five shows. — Ileane Rudolph read more

Dr. Carson Beckett Returns to Stargate: Atlantis

Paul McGillion by Eike Schroter/Sci Fi Channel Photo

Sci Fi bowed to fan wishes and is reviving Paul McGillion’s beloved Dr. Carson Beckett for a two-episode arc when Stargate: Atlantis returns in September. "His return to Atlantis promises to be every bit as shocking" as his death, the network announced today in a release.Fans were indeed shocked (and incensed) when the producers killed the Scottish doc in an explosion at the end of Season 3. In true cult-show fashion, they started a Save Carson campaign that included a press kit, an interactive DVD and a rally complete with bagpipes at the show’s Vancouver studios. The campaigners also showed up at Comic-Con with 700 Save Carson flags and yes, another piper. "We’re absolutely going to keep up our campaign," says resolute campaign spokesperson Jennifer Kirk. "We’re very happy that NBC, Sci Fi and the writers listened to us, but we’re going to fight for a full return in Season 5."Is there a chance? According to Kirk, the show-runner, Joe Mallozzi, told them Be... read more

Stargate Crossover Q&A, Preview and More!

Stargates' David Hewlett and Amanda Tapping

It's taken four years, but on Friday, July 28, at 9 pm/ET, the crew of Sci Fi Channel's Stargate SG-1 visits their Atlantis brethren for a crossover episode all about — what else? — saving the galaxy. SG-1's comely scientific genius, Lt. Col. Samantha Carter (Amanda Tapping), and Atlantis' annoyingly brilliant Dr. Rodney McKay (David Hewlett) must destroy the Ori's Supergate or they'll all be prostrating before false gods before they can say, "O'Neill, help!" We talked to Tapping and Hewlett, combatively acerbic buddies in real life, about the shows and their roles. TV Guid read more

Stargate Crossover Q&A, Preview and More!

Stargates' David Hewlett and Amanda Tapping

It's taken four years, but on Friday, July 28, at 9 pm/ET, the crew of Sci Fi Channel's Stargate SG-1 visits their Atlantis brethren for a crossover episode all about — what else? — saving the galaxy. SG-1's comely scientific genius, Lt. Col. Samantha Carter (Amanda Tapping), and Atlantis' annoyingly brilliant Dr. Rodney McKay (David Hewlett) must destroy the Ori's Supergate or they'll all be prostrating before false gods before they can say, "O'Neill, help!" We talked to Tapping and Hewlett, combatively acerbic buddies in real life, about the shows and their roles. TV Guid read more

Stargate Crossover Q&A, Preview and More!

Stargates' David Hewlett and Amanda Tapping

It's taken four years, but on Friday, July 28, at 9 pm/ET, the crew of Sci Fi Channel's Stargate SG-1 visits their Atlantis brethren for a crossover episode all about — what else? — saving the galaxy. SG-1's comely scientific genius, Lt. Col. Samantha Carter (Amanda Tapping), and Atlantis' annoyingly brilliant Dr. Rodney McKay (David Hewlett) must destroy the Ori's Supergate or they'll all be prostrating before false gods before they can say, "O'Neill, help!" We talked to Tapping and Hewlett, combatively acerbic buddies in real life, about the shows and their roles. TV Guid read more

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