Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Caprica - Syfy: Video: Sneak Peek: 'The Imperfections of Memory'

Courtesy of Syfy:

Sneak Peek #1 - The Imperfections of Memory - Caprica : Episode 107

Watch a sneak peek from the next all-new episode of Caprica. Fridays at 9/8C on Syfy!

Stargate Universe - Stargate Official Magazine: Robert C. Cooper Interview Issue #33

At MGM Stargate (for Stargate Official Magazine):

(Please follow the link for the complete interview excerpt and to view a behind-the-scenes photo of Brian J. Smith, Robert C. Cooper and (possibly) Andy Mikita aboard the Destiny.)

Robert Cooper Interview - Stargate Magazine #33

Stargate Magazine, Mar 10th, 2010

An interview with Robert Cooper as featured in issue #33 of The Official Stargate SG-1/Atlantis/SGU Magazine.

Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper (photo courtesy of GateWorld)

... Experience Applied

Stargate Universe is Cooper’s third outing with the Stargate franchise, having previously been one of the writers and directors, as well as executive producer, on Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis, and a co-creator alongside Brad Wright of Atlantis and Universe. Even with all that combined experience, though, getting this latest dramatically different installment of the franchise off the ground was just as difficult as launching any new TV series...
“Writing the first episode of anything is always a struggle because you’re trying very hard to come up with something that introduces your characters to the world,” explains Cooper. “It’s very easy, though, to get pilot-oriented and write something that is overly focused on the introduction. For us, what made the pilot work was its actual structure where we tell two stories that are inter-cut, one story being the present situation of the team appearing on the Destiny, and then the other story of how they got there, which is told in flashbacks. I think that helped propel us forward with regard to how we wrote the pilot..."

Read the full interview in issue 33 of The Official Stargate SG-1/Atlantis/SGU Magazine - on newsstands now!

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NEW episodes of Stargate Universe resume on Syfy on Friday, April 2, 2010 at 9pm, followed by the Merlin second season premiere (for the US).