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Third SG-1 movie has a go!

Wednesday - April 8, 2009
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There’s finally progress on the third Stargate SG-1 movie, with news coming out from multiple sources over the last few days that MGM has officially given the film a green light for production. The movie is expected to film in 2009 — probably in the fall, to avoid too much production overlap with Stargate Universe.

“I can almost guarantee we are proceeding with the SG-1 movie this year,” executive producer Brad Wright told GateWorld in an interview last week. He said that deals are still being worked out, but he still plans to make it the same Jack O’Neill-centric film he first teased last year.

He said that the Atlantis film is also still in the works, and MGM has every intention of making it.

“When we start shooting the Stargate SG-1 movie depends on whether we do the two movies back-to-back,” Wright elaborated during his on-stage Q&A with executive producer Robert C. Cooper at the Creation convention Sunday. “The Stargate SG-1 movie will probably start shooting in the fall. I say ‘probably’ because there are a lot of deals that have to be finished being put in place before that can actually happen. That would leave the summer [of 2010] as the release time, roughly around the same as Continuum.”

Stargate: Continuum debuted on DVD and Blu-ray at the end of July, 2008.

The new movie is currently being written by Wright and Carl Binder, and will feature Richard Dean Anderson as O’Neill.

“I had a story idea that really worked with O’Neill,” Wright told the Vancouver crowd. “And it’s not just his character, by any means. It’s a Stargate story that brings O’Neill back in a big way.”

“The movie has been green-lit,” Anderson told his official fan site, “There are so few details beyond the ‘go ahead,’ but I sat next to Charlie Cohen and across from Brad Wright at dinner two weeks ago (the cast dinner for the launch of Stargate Universe), and just an hour prior to sitting down to mediocre cuisine, Charlie had announced MGM’s intention to make the next Stargate movie.”

Producer Joseph Mallozzi reiterated that, although Stargate Universe and the SG-1 movie are moving forward right now, the studio still has every intention of producing the Stargate Atlantis movie. He and writing partner Paul Mullie are writing the script for that project, and hope to have the first draft done by the end of April.

“No firm production dates for either movies,” Mallozzi said, “but if I was a betting man, I’d be looking at this fall.”

NEXT: Stargate Atlantis movie update


Darren created GateWorld in 1999, and today is the owner and managing editor. He lives in the Seattle area with his wife and three children.

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  • Wasn’t the SGA movie a guarantee? Meaning… when Sci-Fi (or rather SyFy) opted not two renew SGA for a sixth season didn’t they officially ‘order’ a SGA film – hence guaranteeing the eventual production of the film. Of course i have vary little faith for the quality of that film after the disaster that was ‘Enemy of the Gate’ + the current condition of the city itself. Nice 2 hear about the SG-1 film going forward though!!!!

  • “We still want to make A Stargate Atlantis movie, ONE! man, i hope there is gonna be more than one

  • A movie about Jack is awesome!
    Let’s hope is well done, and it doesn’t end up being just good intentions with a poor result.

  • Well it’s possible a potential second SGA movie would be dependent on the result of the 1st. SGA really seems 2 have been thrown to the side though… i can’t say i’m two disappointed as i would rather more SG-1 movies than SGA movies. A cross-over movie would be nice… that is just dreaming though. As it be though SG-1 is still the more recognizable series name + RDA the biggest star the franchise has so going the route of a RDA central 3rd film doesn’t surprise me.

  • If the SGA sets are sitting there with dust covers on then yes, I believe that they are still keen to proceed. But if those sets are being redressed and used, the fact that some of the original SGA sets are still standing is kind of meaningless.

    Joe and Paul have worked hard on the script,

    Last I heard the script was far from being finished and wasn’t a priority.

  • I’m happy for the fans of SG1 that they have a third movie, but I’d much rather have at least one Atlantis movie since SG1 has already had two of their own.

  • WOO-HOO!!! Go Stargate SG1-1 III!!! I simply cannot wait!!! :D

  • YAY for Jack! Boo for no Vala. :(

    I guess I’m happy that there’s another movie though…but there’s no Vala! ><

  • I thought that the two SG1 films were first rate; especially the
    STARGATE: CONTINUUM movie which was as good as anything yet filmed in the Stargate SG1 series. It was fresh, remarkably original and absolutely riveting – one of the very best films I’ve seen in some time. So, I’m delighted there’s finally some movement for a third film.

  • Read JM’s April 7th blog for info about the SG:A movie:

    I’m tickled pink about the third movie! Can’t wait to see Jack back in action. He’s been missed!

  • I say bring them both on. I loved SG-1 and I loved Atlantis and I’m sure I’ll love Universe. But yes I do hope the execs stay true to what they said about continuing the series via movies. Besides…I kind of miss the way Teal’c says “indeed”…

  • what ever happened to the promise of atleast 1 sg1 movie a year? by the time this comes out it will be 2 years since we seen sg1…to be honest though, i’m much more interested in the atlantis movie…i’m dying to know what reason they come up with that would lead to them returning atlantis to the Pegasus Galaxy, if they return it at all…now that its there, its safer on earth then in Pegasus where the wraith are always knocking at there door…and if the chair is really done, atlantis’s chair is
    going to be needed in order to protect earth…

  • Oh yeah, SGA so wasn’t thrown to the wolves to accomodate their new pet project. No, of course not *rolls eyes* Whenever I hear about SGA lately, it makes me feel like TPTB is talking about the unwanted red-headed step-child.

  • I thought the SG1 and SGA movies had been green lit ages ago. I must have been wrong, any more news on the SG1 pilot remake, re-edit or remastering what ever they are calling it.
    That might be one to check out just so we don’t have to tell our little sister to close her eyes as we fast forward over a certain scene.
    I would like to see the new stuff they are shooting for the remastered pilot as well, I hope it fits in and you can’t see the film grain changing every other shot.

  • What about the Children of the Gods final cut? Did this get shelved due to the economy?

  • Darren Sumner

    Brad said on stage Sunday at COTG is done and with MGM and FOX. They just need to let the rest of us know when they are planning to put it out there. :)

    He also announced that RDA joined him for the audio commentary!

  • whatever, they can always store the set in boxes. catalog all the pieces, keep a blueprint, digitize a blueprint and give it to all the producers, etc… basically they can go out of their way to not mess up or loose the set pieces. Atlantis’ set is a little more complicated than SG-1s set so reconstructing it from scratch can be time consuming.

  • yay can’t wait till another sg1 movie comes out hope they do an sga one aswell now this is the news i have been waiting to hear yay. This is pretty much what come to look up on this site just the sg1 & sga movies,

  • Oh yeah, SGA so wasn’t thrown to the wolves to accomodate their new pet project. No, of course not *rolls eyes* Whenever I hear about SGA lately, it makes me feel like TPTB is talking about the unwanted red-headed step-child.


    Katikatnik…I understand what your saying here..but I often find people who use the phrase about the “unwanted red-head child” are often jealous of people with red hair maybe it is because they feel inferior to us red-heads…

  • I love SGA..but you cant beat SG1…if there is money issues then hey i would go with SG1 over SGA…as SG1 will sell better. BUT i love SGA to.

    I think…MGM need to make a BIG NEW SG1 film and im talking a big budget film like the new Star-Trek film…i bet star-trek comes back…in a new way..

    I know that if they make a SGA film and it sells not as good as SG1..there is no WAY there will ever be a second sga film. SG1 will always come first for films as it was around for 10 years and started all the star Gates shows..its the mother of all shows. It has the best characters…list goes on. I think its dangerous in some ways to have to many Stargate movies…really there should just be SG1. People get confused…no way to get new fans.

  • Its like im awaken from centuries of sleep & with great joy to hear that Jack O’neill & SG1 team back as ‘PEACEFUL EXPLORERS FROM EARTH’ exploring the vast star system looking for new alien life. Believe me & im sure the rest of Stargate SG1 fans that without Jack O’neill & SG1 team,stargate franchise wouldnt & couldnt come this far.

  • Soooo happy that SG1 3rd film is going ahead. Jack O Neill is the best!! And together with Samantha Carter (hopefully we will see some romance!), as well as the team, there is just nothing better! Can’t wait.

  • Please tell me RDA will loose weight as he promised to, for the Stargate 3 movie. I really miss the body and chilsed face.

  • Glad to still here Stargate SG1 third movie is still in the works, and do hope all first season cast is in the movie. RDA is my favorite cast member and so excited to see the movie will bring him back in a great large way.Don’t let me down RDA….

  • polish fans absolutley waiting for these 3rd movie *so harm isnt 11 season*. I’m so excited and I hope days to see again good SGC old team number one will pass very fast :)

  • SWEET!!! thrid Stargate moive, i wounder who else is going to be in it…. SG1 :-) I’ll be looking ford to it when it comes out…. I miss Jack since he left the SGC :-( the place hasn’t been the same. Welcome back Jack

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