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Report article RSS Feed July 2009 Stargate News Recap

July 2009 was jam packed with Stargate news, ranging from home releases to Stargate Universe.

Posted by SCΛRECROW on Aug 2nd, 2009

Stargate Atlantis Complete collection announced.

The complete collection with all 5 seasons of Stargate Atlantis will be released in a tin box set. The set is expected to be available on shelves in the US (Region 2) on October 6. for an price of about $260.


Jan Rubes passes away at 89.

Jan Rubes, known for his portrayal in Stargate SG-1 of Nicholas Ballard; Dr. Daniel Jackson's grandfather has passed away at 89. While he only appeared in season 3's "Crystal Skull", he had a distinguished career appearing in over 40 films. Rest In Peace.


Official Stargate site renovated.


MGM has renovated the Official Stargate site, along with a sleek new look, the revamp has brought many new and improved features. Improvements and new features include; more videos (bloopers!), a larger photo gallery, Photosynth 3D tour, full SG-1 episodes (US only; easy there Mularac) and improved interactivity. Another significant change is the addition of the Stargate Universe section in preparation for the premiere of the latest show of the Stargate franchise.


2 New Trailers for Stargate Universe.

The July trailer entitled "Survive" showed the Destiny stargate dialling, while the Comic-Con trailer gave us the first glimpse of the "Destiny" and an action packed look into the new series.

The "Survive" trailer can be seen here. The Comic-Con trailer can be seen here.


More Stargate Blu-Ray releases in near future doubted.

With the Stargate Atlantis "Fan's Choice" Blu-Ray release approaching, MGM and Fox stated that the "Fan's Choice" disc is the only "planned" Blu-Ray release for the Stargate Atlantis series. No word on the status of a Stargate SG-1 Blu-Ray collection yet, if any. Stargate Atlantis: Fan's Choice will be in stores on August 4.


Stargate Universe premiere date announced.

SyFy (formerly SciFi) has announced October 2 as the premiere date for Stargate Universe. The premiere will be a 2-hour screening of the episode titled "Air". Those of us without cable TV in other parts of the world will have to wait...or not.


Comic-Con Stargate Universe panel video posted.

For those of us who did not go to Comic-Con, SyFy has graciously posted video of the whole Comic-Con Stargate Universe panel here, but a warning, the video is about 46 minutes, so it will be quite a large download. Plus, for a change, those outside of the US can view the video, enjoy!

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asho Creator
asho Aug 2 2009, 12:06pm says:

sounds good hey i have sky do you think they will show it on sky 1 because they show sg1 teice a day at six oclock here lol

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SCΛRECROW Aug 2 2009, 10:28pm replied:

Not sure. Although Sky has the rights to SGU and plans to start airing episodes in Autumn (in the northern hemisphere).

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Orion
Orion Aug 3 2009, 2:30pm replied:

That's Affirmative! Gateworld.net

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