Stargate: Origins series announced at SDCC 2017 along with the first teaser trailer
Comic-Con saw the cast and crew of Stargate SG-1 gather at to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the series, during which MGM announced a new Stargate: Origins digital series that will consist of ten episodes and follow fan-favorite character, Catherine Langford. In addition to the series, MGM announced a new dedicated digital platform and fan experience, Stargate Command, the exclusive home for the new original series.
This 10-episode mid-form event series, produced by MGM’s Digital Group and entertainment studio New Form, will be directed by Mercedes Bryce Morgan (Virtual Morality) and written by Mark Ilvedson and Justin Michael Terry.
The official synopsis reads:
Stargate Origins will explore a brand new chapter in Catherine Langford’s early history surrounding the extraordinary portal. Young Catherine embarks on an unexpected adventure to unlock the mystery of what lies beyond the Stargate in order to save Earth from unimaginable darkness.
Watch the teaser trailer below:
MGM also released the following details about the new dedicated platform, Stargate Command:
Stargate Command will provide new and existing fans exclusive access to a variety of Stargate assets and content from the franchise’s nearly 25-year history. At the core of the experience for subscribers will be the most comprehensive collection of Stargate content ever offered in one place, an unparalleled community experience, and behind-the-scenes look at to the first new Stargate production in years – Stargate Origins. More details for Stargate Command will be available in the coming weeks and the new Stargate fan experience will launch this fall.
Production for the Stargate: Origins is expected to begin in August, and the trailer reveals that the series will premiere in 2017.
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