Movie News: STARGATE to be Rebooted as a Trilogy

Written by Andrew Pollard Saturday, 07 September 2013

Movie News

Whilst nowhere near as annoying as THE TERMINATOR getting this treatment, Roland Emmerich has confirmed that he’s planning to reboot STARGATE as a trilogy.

Speaking to DigitalSpy, the director said, “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.”

The 1994 original was co-written and directed by Emmerich, taking nearly $200 million at the global box office. It starred Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson and Alexis Cruz, and spawned several TV spin-offs.

Expect to be hearing more on this as it develops. Before that, Emmerich has the small matter of INDEPENDENCE DAY 2 to worry about.

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