Close Up With Andee Frizzell

Andee Frizzell first appeared in the Stargate Atlantis’ pilot, ‘Rising’ as the Wraith queen, and has since played numerous incarnations of the alien matriarchs. Having worked in prosthetics before, Frizzell was a perfect choice for the role, and has become an invaluable part of the cast. ‘Spoils Of War’ gave viewers a big insight into … Read more

Battling The Blob

In Stargate Atlantis’ most visually spectacular episode to date, the Atlantis crew team up with the dreaded Wraith to stop the Replicators purging the Pegasus galaxy of human life. As one would expect, there are mega space battles, epic struggles and huge ships – and one very odd looking object that struck fear into Mark … Read more

The Right Direction – Part Two

“When I read the script for the first time, I got quite excited about the notion of having an Earth-based episode,” Mikita explains of ‘Miller’s Crossing’. “It’s refreshing to be on Earth. It just offers you some opportunities aesthetically. And of course, [there was] the added fun of having Kate Hewlett. ‘McKay and Mrs Miller’ … Read more

The Right Direction – Part One

The director’s first aired episode of the season was ‘Missing’, which finds Doctor Keller (newcomer Jewel Staite) and Teyla (Rachel Luttrell) forced to save themselves from a fierce warrior tribe called the Bola Kai. Mikita recalls that the most challenging aspect of getting this episode from the script to the screen had to do with … Read more

Close Up With Christopher Heyerdahl

Christopher Heyerdahl has been part of the Stargate: Atlantis universe since the pilot, ‘Rising’, though in his current incarnation, the Canadian actor is completely unrecognizable. Heryerdahl was originally cast as Teyla’s Athosian confidant and advisor Halling, who moved to the City along with his son. Gradually, however, we saw less and less of Halling, and … Read more