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agentCarterfanboy
March 14th, 2008, 11:09 AM
It would have been better to call it Stargate SG-1: The Ark of Truth
instead of Stargate: The ark of Truth because now to people who aren't familiar
with SG-1 as far as title this movie would appear canon to Devlin and Emmerich's Stargate and maybe Emmerich and Devlin may decide to create another Stargate, so uninformed viewers will be confused as to the canon

jenks
March 14th, 2008, 11:17 AM
Emmerich and Devlin can't make another Stargate movie unless MGM back them, and they won't.

agentCarterfanboy
March 14th, 2008, 11:29 AM
Emmerich and Devlin can't make another Stargate movie unless MGM back them, and they won't.

You're probably right:) SG-1 + Atlantis have been successful and require continued support from MGM, it'd probably cost to much if they backed Devlin/Emmerich also:)

RepliVeggie
March 14th, 2008, 11:41 AM
Also Emmerich's view of the Stargate universe is not what the show has shown. So they movie wouldn't make much sense.

BigR
March 15th, 2008, 09:59 AM
Also Emmerich's view of the Stargate universe is not what the show has shown. So they movie wouldn't make much sense.

I read in another thread here that E&D approached MGM for a 3 movie deal, continuing off the original feature. It would not be canon to SG:1 and Atlantis, and continue Emmerich's vision of the story.

I'd personally love for this to happen, just to see how much poetic license was taken lol

Daniel Jackson
March 15th, 2008, 10:31 AM
It would have been better to call it Stargate SG-1: The Ark of Truth instead of Stargate: The ark of Truth because now to people who aren't familiar with SG-1 as far as title this movie would appear canon to Devlin and Emmerich's Stargate and maybe Emmerich and Devlin may decide to create another Stargate, so uninformed viewers will be confused as to the canon
I don't see how people would get confused. If you watched SG-1, you'd recognise the SG-1 cast (at least Teal'c, Carter, and Daniel) on the DVD case. If you didn't watch SG-1, you'd see names and faces on the DVD cover that don't relate to the original movie and could thus deduce that this is not a sequel to the original movie, but instead a separate story.

The title is Stargate: The Ark of Truth, because Stargate SG-1 is the name of the TV show while Stargate is the name of the franchise. The same thing happened with Star Trek: The Next Generation when it was made into a movie. The show's subtitle The Next Generation was dropped. The movie's title was simply Star Trek: (insert subtitle).

jenks
March 15th, 2008, 10:47 AM
I read in another thread here that E&D approached MGM for a 3 movie deal, continuing off the original feature. It would not be canon to SG:1 and Atlantis, and continue Emmerich's vision of the story.

I'd personally love for this to happen, just to see how much poetic license was taken lol

It was just Dean Devlin running his mouth again, he harps on about continuing the trilogy despite the fact that MGM have shown no interest, and deny any talks. At the minute they've got a cash cow with these direct to DVD movies, I don't think they're going to fund a high risk big budget picture that might bomb and alienate the fanbase at the same time, and especially when the guy who makes these sorts of decisions is a big SG-1 fan. ;)

Mitchell82
March 15th, 2008, 11:28 AM
It was just Dean Devlin running his mouth again, he harps on about continuing the trilogy despite the fact that MGM have shown no interest, and deny any talks. At the minute they've got a cash cow with these direct to DVD movies, I don't think they're going to fund a high risk big budget picture that might bomb and alienate the fanbase at the same time, and especially when the guy who makes these sorts of decisions is a big SG-1 fan. ;)

Agreed. Personally I don't want them to continue the original movie plot.