Star Trek Beyond and Stargate Atlantis parallels?

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies: Kelvin Universe' started by Roald, Dec 15, 2016.

  1. Roald

    Roald Captain Captain

    Apr 21, 1999
    Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands
    I don't know if anyone ever mentioned this, but I kind of felt STB was inspired by some elements of Stargate Atlantis, especially by the Wraith. The Swarm ships remained me of Wraith darts, the Yorktown reminded me of Atlantis itself and the way Krall drains energy from other life forms is pretty much the same as the Wraith do so. Don't get me wrong, I love STB and ST in general so much, way more than Stargate. And I'm not bothered by the similarities or anything, I was just wondering if anyone else saw them too.
  2. Katie_nyc_

    Katie_nyc_ Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

    Nov 29, 2016
    Swarms of ships aren't unheard of. Same goes for life force sucking aliens.
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  3. USS Firefly

    USS Firefly Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Jan 7, 2013
    I don't really see a comparison between Atlantis and the Yorktown
  4. The Wormhole

    The Wormhole Admiral Admiral

    Jul 23, 2001
    Krall's leaching life force out of others kind of reminded me of the Wraith, but not in a serious way. Otherwise, no I saw no real similarities. Fun fact though, actor Dan Payne was in the movie, who has had multiple roles in both Stargate SG-1 and Atlantis. Granted, his most recognizable role, the Anubis Super Soldier, was from SG-1.
  5. wayoung

    wayoung Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    May 17, 2016
    Yeah, fancy space cities and vampirism aren't sci fi concepts developed by Stargate. They've been around as long as the genre has.
  6. King Daniel Paid CBS Plant

    King Daniel Paid CBS Plant Admiral Admiral

    Nov 5, 2008
    King Daniel Beyond
    I remember watching Atlantis and thinking, why can't Trek have cool stations like this?

    Then Yorktown came along and eclipsed it. Weirdly, I didn't link the Vamping tech with the Wraith and instead of darts, the swarm reminded me of the Cylon fighters in BSG
  7. Relayer1

    Relayer1 Vice Admiral Admiral

    Aug 21, 2011
    The Black Country, England
    Big difference ?

    I liked Stargate Atlantis.