Atlantis Movies

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Stargate Atlantis Movies

First Movie Untitled

Written by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie; Directed by ??; Sci Fi Channel premiere 2009
The first Stargate Atlantis movie will be broadcast on the Sci Fi Channel before being released on DVD.

"About a month ago, with so much uncertainty about the future of the series, Rob Cooper pitched out the idea of shooting the SGA movie at the end of this season. His thinking was that if the series did end, we would have a movie in hand. If, however, the series was picked up, the “SGA movie” (codenamed Project Twilight) would simply become the opening two episodes of the show’s sixth season. Alas, this notion never got past the consideration stage and, as a result, we won’t be rolling right into it as planned. On the bright side, however, the network has greenlit the movie and we do have a terrific idea in mind. Obviously, I can’t say much about it at this point but suffice it to say that it should include the entire cast in addition to a certain gaunt and pallid flowing-locked guest star. And, if it proves anywhere as successful as the first two SG-1 direct-to-video features, you can be assured that this will be the first in a long, long line of Stargate Atlantis movies." — Joseph Mallozzi, executive producer and co-showrunner, August 21, 2008.

"I can say only that it will be a movie that will be more accessible to new viewers than something that is trying to resolve dangling threads. It will be, hopefully, more of a stand-alone story." — Brad Wright, August 21, 2008.

"It’s still in the very early planning stages but it will be big and chock full of great character moments. Beyond that - it’s too early to tell." — Joseph Mallozzi, August 22, 2008.

"If all goes as planned, we should be filming both the SGA movie and the third SG-1 around the same time next year." — Joseph Mallozzi, August 31, 2008.

"Paul and I will be writing and producing the first Atlantis movie. We will probably be asked to read and provide notes on the SG-1 film script as was the case with both Ark of Truth and Continuum." — Joseph Mallozzi, September 1, 2008.

"It’s unlikely we’ll see Weir or Ford in the Atlantis movie." — Joseph Mallozzi, September 1, 2008.

Further Reading

Stargate Atlantis Main Page
Season One | Season Two | Season Three | Season Four | Season Five | Atlantis Movies