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.

Share your comments below or on Twitter @STARBURST_MAG

Find your local Starburst Magazine stockist HERE, or buy direct from us HERE. Our issues are also available as iPad editions, and can be downloaded via Apple HERE.

CLICK AGENT COULSON TO BUY OUR LATEST ISSUE!


Suggested Articles:
As the cast of Sony Pictures’ Venom continues to flesh out, the picture is in talks to bring Reid
Last week, we were treated to the terrifying first trailer for Josh Boone’s New Mutants. We’d be
After spinning its wheels for years now, 20th Century Fox have finally moved to confirm the Channing
For those of you still awaiting that long-gestating Beetlejuice sequel, fear not, for the project is
scroll back to top

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

Sign up today!
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner