Slice of SciFi #129: Interview With Paul McGillion (“Stargate: Atlantis”)

paul-mcgillion-5.jpg In the News:

  • We have a SCI-FI to SCI-FACT about the coming reality known as Robert Moller’s “Flying Car.”
  • Sony Corp is the proud parent of the Thinnest TV Alive.
  • And if you thought Cameron and Zemekis have cornered the 3-D market — think again! Asia is about ready to jump into 3-D movie making with a vengence.

Movie Talk: We look at two foreign genre-related films that will hit theaters over the next couple of months. One is a new Spanish-speaking film from the young director Juan Antonio Bayona, a protege of Quillermo del Toro. His new horror/thriller “The Orphanage” is due out in Spain on October 11 and in the U.S. this December.

From India comes the epic fantasy-adventure film starring the beautiful Celina Jaitley in “The Quest of Scheherzade.” This movie will be a modern-day take on the classic “1001 Arabian Nights” story.

Special Segment: Doug is back with three new trivia clips. These particular ones are real fun and you should really enjoy them.

TV Talk: Star Trek alum Nichelle Nichols joins the cast of “Heroes” in a pivotal role that has a connection with the Saunders family and the classic Daniel Defoe novel, “Robinson Crusoe” gets stranded on that deserted island called network television for a new 2008 weekly series for NBC.

Interview: Actor Paul McGillion starred for three seasons as Dr. Carson Beckett on “Stargate: Atlantis,” and he joins us this week to tell us all about his time on the series and some updates about Star Trek.

Future Talk:If you are feeling a little shut-off from society then you will like this future segment of the show. We discuss the new Gilles Paquet-Brenner directed film “Walled In.” Also on tap is a new CG-amimated big screen feature titled “Ark,” that will look at the Noah’s Ark experience from the animals point of view.

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  1. fred says

    More shiny slice, yeah!

    Looked in the ad for Best Buy and it looks like Black sheep the dvd is going to be on sell Tuesday.

  2. Lesley says

    Thanks so much for the interview with Paul McGillion. I haven’t had a chance to listen to it yet, but I have it downloaded and will do so ASAP.

    We’re still working to get him back as Carson on Atlantis full time when/if there’s a season five. Check out for more info.