April 15, 2009

Stars line up to be ‘Stargate’ guests

SCI FI Channel says Richard Dean Anderson, Christopher McDonald and Janelle Monae are to be guest stars on the new series SGU: Stargate Universe.

Also slated to make appearances throughout the season are Amanda Tapping, Michael Shanks, Gary Jones and Carlo Rota, the network said Wednesday.

The new original one-hour series stars Robert Carlyle, Lou Diamond Phillips and Ming-Na.

Produced by MGM Television, the series is currently in production in Vancouver and is set to premiere on SCI FI in October 2009 with a special 2-hour episode.