Actor Robert Carlyle — SGU‘s own Dr. Nicholas Rush — will step behind the camera and make his directorial debut in an upcoming episode of Stargate Universe.
Carlyle is currently directing “Pathogen,” written by Carl Binder, co-star Ming-Na (“Camille Wray”) confirmed via Twitter.
The episode will air fourth when Season Two premieres this fall, but it is the first to film. Principal photography on the show’s sophomore season began yesterday (story), with cast members reportedly braving the cold and rain for a location shoot to kick off the year.
A native of Glasgow, Scotland, Carlyle’s acting career includes such films as Trainspotting, The Full Monty, and Eragon.
(Thanks to Morjana for the tip!)