The SCI FI Channel and MGM have decided to cancel Stargate Atlantis after its fifth season ends. The show will however continue on with a 2 hour movie that will air on the SCI FI channel in 2009 in the United States and with other global airing’s later on in the year.
The film will still be written by the shows executive producers Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mulliie. It is intended to be the first of an on-going series of movie releases for Atlantis, according to the report.
The Stargate franchise will still continue on however it has been reported by SCI FI, whether this will mean a continuation of Stargate SG1 and Stargate Atlantis movie releases we still don’t know.
With the rumour mill turning that the cancellation of Atlantis has green lighted the release for the next Stargate run off series Stargate Universe, is still unknown. Keep tuned to the Atlantis Archive for all the latest Stargate news and information about the up and coming direct to release DVD movies, and the possible third spin off show.