Collider: Brad Wright Talks Stargates

Brad Wright in Collider Interview for SGU S2
Brad Wright in Collider Interview for SGU S2. Click on the image to go there.
From crossovers to humor, Stargate co-creator and executive producer Brad Wright talked with Collider about each show (17 seasons and 2 movies) while standing in front of the Stargate on the Destiny set. Collider has given us an index into the video interview, so here’s what Wright addresses:

  • Is he used to doing interviews on flip cameras in the gate room
  • Talks about how the gate in SGU is unique and describes its power on the show
  • 2:15 – How challenging is it to come up with storylines for Stargate
  • 4:25 – Are there more characters from the original Stargate shows coming into SGU. He says in second half of season two there are characters from Stargate Atlantis including McKay and Woolsey
  • 6:10 – Talks about writing the Atlantis characters into the serious tone of SGU
  • 7:45 – How much does he read the online chatter
  • 9:00 – We talk about the move to Tuesday nights
  • 10:20 – How is season 2 different from season 1
  • 12:00 – He talks about how far ahead in story they are
  • 13:20 – Says they know where the series will end
  • 13:40 – He talks about the bridge set. Since the ship was built for season 1, the bridge for season 2, I ask if he knows what they want to build for season 3 and he says they do know. Says it could be next to the bridge set…
  • 14:50 – What percentage of the ship has been explored. He says far under 50%
  • 15:40 – How would he compare the first 10 and the second 10 episodes of season 2
  • 16:50 – Is there a location they want to film at that they haven’t been able to get to yet
  • 18:25 – Are there any Easter Eggs on the ship that fans should look out for

One thing stressed in this video interview – Universe has a new night on Syfy: Tuesdays! This coming Tuesday, September 28, at 9 PM ET, SGU’s Season Two premieres with “Intervention”. Check our SGU Page for other international premieres.

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3 thoughts on “Collider: Brad Wright Talks Stargates”

  1. I hope they do Extinction they need to do a season finale to Atlantis and finish pairing Shep/Todd instead of leaving us hanging. I like Shep/Todd together. If MGM is in need of money like they claim, they could prophet by putting it on DVD like Blue Ray DVDs. I also hope they put Joe Flanigan on another tv show as a regular. He is a good actor.

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