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Not sure what I think of this. It doesn't seem to be based on SG-1 or any of the other series (as Roland Emmerich considers them non-canon). It's supposed to be a reboot of the original movie, just done in three parts.

So, I am assuming no Tok'ra, which pretty much means I have zero interest in this movie-trilogy. Especially if their Goa'uld are the Asgard-y things we saw Ra be, and he is the only one. Because, no Tok'ra, and only one quasi-Goa'uld = not Stargate to me.

In any case. Info here and here.

On to some snippets from the two articles:

"A whole lot of sci-fi fans have been bummed ever since the most recent Stargate series, Universe, went off the air a few years ago. Well, we have some good news: The franchise is coming back to the big screen.

But it won’t be a continuation of Stargate SG-1, Atlantis or Universe. Heck, it won’t even be connected to the original 1994 film that started it all. Get ready for a reboot.

Director Roland Emmerich has revealed that he is prepping a trilogy of new Stargate films meant to reboot the franchise. Originally Emmerich had envisioned Stargate as the first part of a trilogy — but MGM opted to make Stargate SG-1 instead, which ran for a decade and led to the two additional TV spinoffs.

Now that the franchise has been dormant a few years, Emmerich decided it was time to come back and give it another shot. Though the rebooted trilogy could borrow from some of his original plans, Emmerich was quick to point out that the new films will not be connected to the original Stargate film, noting “the actors look totally different ... it would not work.”

The films will almost certainly not connect to the SG-1 universe, either, since Emmerich has never really been a huge fan of the small-screen version of the franchise. To this day, he maintains it is not a “canon” continuation from his film."


"Stargate writer/director Roland Emmerich broke the news to Digital Spy, revealing how the new project came about. Emmerich says, “We went to MGM, who has the rights, and proposed to them to do a sequel, but as a reboot… and reboot it as a movie and then do three parts. Pretty soon we’ll have to look for a writer and start.”

And here’s where the confusion comes in. He describes the new Stargate project as a “sequel, but as a reboot.” Although Emmerich’s short quote doesn’t provide any further information, the clue to deciphering the seemingly contradictory concepts may come from Michael Bay’s Transformers franchise. T4 (just revealed as Transformers: Age of Extinction) has also been described as a sequel that is also a reboot. As near as anyone can tell, that means they aren’t ignoring the past movies, but they’re giving it a pseudo-reboot, introducing new characters and giving existing characters such as Optimus Prime a new look.

Based on what little Emmerich has said, it sounds like the new Stargate might follow that same model. The previous material will still be considered canon, but the new trilogy will mark a new jumping-off point where viewers won’t necessarily need to have seen the previous installments in order to follow and enjoy the new films. This sort of nebulous reboot/sequel thing has been popping up a lot lately, notably with regards to the next Terminator film."


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