Latest Amanda Tapping Stories

2010-11-02 00:00:00

The critically acclaimed webseries Riese: Kingdom Falling is now airing on Syfy.com every Tuesday and Thursday, 12PM PST. Featuring narration by Amanda Tapping (Sanctuary). Starring Christine Chatelain (Sanctuary), Ben Cotton (Harper's Island), Patrick Gilmore (Stargate Universe), Alessandro Juliani (Battlestar Gallactic), Allison Mack (Smallville), Ryan Robbins (Sanctuary), Emilie Ullerup (Sanctuary). New York, NY (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 Canadian based production company Riese Productions...

2009-04-15 16:18:08

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...

2009-03-30 11:18:51

Sci Fi Channel said Continuum, the latest entry in the Stargate franchise, is to debut this week. Written by Brad Wright, directed by Martin Wood and starring Ben Browder, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge, Michael Shanks, Beau Bridges, Claudia Black, Richard Dean Anderson, Cliff Simon, Don S. Davis and William Devane, the film is to premiere Friday. Sci Fi described the TV movie as an adrenaline-driven, action-adventure film that has members of 'SG-1' returning to a world where their history...

2008-11-18 13:29:58

The Sci Fi Channel gave an early second-season pickup to Canadian fantasy series "Sanctuary," making it the first TV show based on an online series to accomplish such a feat. With the popularity of YouTube, the Web has become the perfect breeding ground for TV talent. But crossing that talent (and their product) over to TV has proved tricky. However major networks are showing interest, including CBS lining up "Sex and the City" creator Darren Star to adapt the hit online series "We Need...

2008-11-13 21:00:11

Sci Fi Channel says it has greenlit production on a second season of its new series "Sanctuary," which is shot in Canada. Thirteen more hours of the show have been ordered, it was announced Thursday by Mark Stern, executive vice president of original programming for Sci Fi and co-head of original programming for Universal Cable Productions. "Sanctuary" is slated to begin production in Vancouver early next year for a 2009 premiere. "Sci Fi will continue to trail-blaze the television...

2008-10-04 00:00:18

By Matt Hurwitz BURNABY, British Columbia -- In a former bicycle factory in suburban Vancouver, Amanda Tapping and Jim Byrnes play out a scene before the cameras. It's a typical laboratory, except for one thing: There's no lab, just green. But don't tell Tapping. "You have to use your imagination," says the fan-proclaimed Queen of Sci Fi. "No matter whether you have a full set or not, it's your job as an actor to make people believe that you're in that space." The cast and crew are...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.