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||30 JUL 03:
IGN FILMFORCE REPORTS ON SEASON EIGHT, ATLANTIS SPIN-OFF
AND A PROPOSED SG-1 MOVIE
29, 2003 - Last week, fans of Stargate SG-1 were buoyed by the news
the sci-fi spin-off series would continue for an eighth season; and
important, that both Richard Dean Anderson (Col. Jack O'Neill) and
Shanks (Dr. Daniel Jackson) would be staying on for the new season. TV
announced the series' continuation.
Speculation about the show's demise has been rampant in past months,
in part to the show's small fan base. Although it attracts over a
weekly viewers, SG-1's audience is still a fraction of what even
flagging Enterprise boasts – despite TV Guide's optimistic claim that
is science fiction's greatest hit.
However, MGM has taken a U-turn with their franchise, announcing a
Stargate series to begin concurrent to SG-1's eighth season. The new
will be called Stargate: Atlantis, and will feature an entirely new
of explorers and scientists who search for clues to the Stargate's
MGM intends to end SG-1 at the close of season eight, and to use it as
a lead-in for a second Stargate film, based on SG-1.
more of Paul Davidson's report on Atlantis and the SG-1 movie at IGN
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