Re: Stargate Atlantis CANCELLED
Temis the Vorta wrote:
Can't say I'll be sad to see it go. Here's hoping that Joe Flanigan, Connor Trinneer and Robert Picardo can get on better sf/f shows quickly.
There are too damn many really excellent genre actors who aren't on good shows.
and I've been wondering when the dollar's slide would start hitting Vancouver productions:
Mallozzi, the "Atlantis" show runner, has stated in his blog that five years may be the limit for franchise shows in the future. He cited the fact that the rising Canadian dollar versus the U.S. dollar is becoming an expensive way to make Vancouver-produced shows like those in the "Stargate" family.
The ratings were decent, so it must be the exchange rate that was the nail in the coffin. This will start impacting other sf/f shows in Vancouver. Maybe they can get some decent credits in New Mexico or other inexpensive places? How about Utah, that's some stunning scenery and it can't be that pricey.
So now we will have no more soggy Vancouver(BC) forests? Maybe this is a good thing. They pushed the find device/device blows up by end of the episode thing way too long and the Wraith sucked. I guess we are going to get some more Flash Gordon quality shows now.
sometimes in real life a villain will burn your house to the ground, kill your family, rape your wife, and shoot your dog and then laugh because he liked it. Some people are just assholes.