You might be interested in these news tidbits and announcements that have been noted on this editor’s calendar and notebook for this week. If you’ve got more to add, please don’t hesitate to announce them in the comment section below. We’ll update this article if something comes to our attention during the week.
|Monday, August 2|
|Tuesday, August 3||Part 1 of Smallville’s “Absolute Justice”, in which Michael Shanks made his first appearance as Carter Hall/Hawkman, will be premiering in the UK on E4 at 9 PM. The second part will be aired next week at the same time. (Source: MSOL)|
|Wednesday, August 4||Michael Shanks’ movie Arctic Blast makes its premiere in Australia at the Canadian Film Festival in Sydney.|
|Thursday, August 5||Today begins the “Meet the Man” weekend with Richard Dean Anderson in Vancouver. This will be RDA’s first one-man event, which will last until August 8. Visit GABIT Events for the complete schedule.
The Official Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas kicks off today and runs until August 8. Those actors who also appeared in Stargate who will be present at this convention include Robert Picardo, Connor Trinneer, Armin Shimerman, Rene Auberjonois, John Billingsley, John de Lancie, Steven Culp, and Rick Worthy. Make sure to check the website for the schedule.
|Friday, August 6|
|Saturday, August 7|
|Sunday, August 8||Today is the deadline for getting your questions to Rachel Luttrell at Steve Eramo’s SciFiAndTvTalk Blog.|
Stargate Universe Press
Please take note that some of these interviews may include Season Two spoilers.
- Comic Con – Cimena Blend: Comic Con: Stargate Universe Panel Releases Details from Season Two.
- Robert Carlyle – LA Times: Video Interview from Comic Con; The Dead Bolt: Comic Con Photos; The Flickcast: Brief Interview.
- David Blue – LA Times: Video Interview from Comic Con; The Dead Bolt: Comic Con Photos.
- Alaina Huffman – The Dead Bolt: Comic Con Photos; Buzz Focus: Brief Interview.
- Ming-Na – The Dead Bolt: Comic Con Photos; Chicago Now: Video Interview; The Flickcast: Brief Interview.
- Robert C. Cooper – Wormhole Riders: Video Interview (poor quality); Buzz Focus: Video Interview.
- Lou Diamond Phillips – USA Today: Lou Diamond Phillips Lends Voice to “American Dad” Episode.
It should be noted that whenever spoilers come out for SGU, they are placed in the episode guides in the Stargate Wiki without much fanfare here in the News Blog. To keep on top of such updates, visit the main page of the Stargate Wiki to see the “Recent Updates” list of links.
Solutions News Blog Round-Up
Our News Blog posts since the last Stargate Planner (most recent listed first):
- Alaina Huffman – Reminder: Alaina Huffman in Syfy’s “Jack Hunter” Tonight (July 31).
- Rachel Luttrell – SciFiAndTvTalk: Ask Rachel Luttrell Your Questions.
- Christopher Judge – Christopher Judge Updates Fans on “Rage of Angels”, “The Saint”.
- Maury Chaykin – Maury Chaykin Has Passed Away at 61.
- Stargate Universe – SGU 1.5 DVD and Blu-ray Out Today (July 27).
- Michael Shanks – Michael Shanks Returns to “Smallville” in October.
Solutions LJ Companion Background Articles
Last week, we posted a few background articles in our LJ Companion that you might be interested in. The articles listed in this section don’t have a companion piece in our News Blog here:
- Jason Momoa – Happy Birthday! Jason Momoa, Sky Buys Complete HBO TV Catalogue (we’re guessing that Game of Thrones is part of this deal).
- Joe Flanigan – Joe Flanigan in Ireland to Film. Our LJ readers are discussing which film he’s working on based on the few clues we’ve gotten from Twitter. We also announced Flanigan’s Twitter account.
- Rainbow Sun Francks – His Twitter account and an update on his most recent television appearance.
- Ben Browder – Photo of Ben Browder Working on “Naught for Hire”.
- Robert Picardo – Robert Picardo Reminisces About “Remnants”.
For news as it happens, make sure to visit the Stargate Twitter Superfeed for tidbits directly from the Stargate stars and production crew. And don’t forget our new feature Beyond the Event Horizon, which consists of “home pages” with dynamic feeds from our LJ and Blog for the stars of SG-1 and Atlantis.
Our LJ Companion has news bites, polls, and glimpses into the lives of the actors that we don’t necessarily cover here in our more formal news blog. Make sure to visit the LJ’s feed on our front page or visit the site directly to see its mostly fun little tidbits.
For the latest in convention appearances, which are subject to change, make sure to visit Stargate Actor Appearances.