Re-mastered. Re-cut. Re-imagined… Remarkable! The thrilling pilot episode of television's longest running Sci-Fi series is available to own on DVD. With exclusive special features and masterful fine-tuning from series Executive Producer Brad Wright, "Stargate SG-1
: Children of the Gods" Final Cut is the ultimate realization of the series' iconic launch. Jack O'Neill (Richard Dean Anderson
) and Sam Carter (Amanda Tapping
) join a formidable Stargate team on a mission to Abydos to defeat fierce warriors led by the vicious Ra. With the threat of the brutal Gou'ald hanging over the galaxy, the team must succeed - or General Hammond will unleash an apocalyptic solution!
This thrilling feature-length pilot of television's longest running Sci-Fi series, "Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods" debuts the way it was meant to be seen, as a re-mastered, re-cut and re-imagined Final Cut DVD July 21 from MGM Home Entertainment.
Taking after the author's vision of the pilot, visual effects have been enhanced, the soundtrack has been updated to include an entirely original score, and the new final cut features a more self-contained storyline. Picking up the story nearly a year after the original 1994 Stargate
film, "Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods" follows Air Force Colonel Jack O'Neill and Major Sam Carter as they join an outstanding Stargate team on a mission to the planet Abydos in order to defeat a band of warriors led by their nemesis Ra.
With the threat of the brutal Gou'ald hanging over the entire galaxy, the team must succeed in order to stop General Hammond (Don S. Davis, Stargate: Continuum
) from unleashing his own ominous solution. The only television series ever to receive the United States Air Force Seal of Approval, "Stargate SG-1" has earned 22 Leo Award nominations - including nine wins - eight Emmy nominations, four Saturn Awards and two Gemini Awards during its landmark run.
Featuring a stellar ensemble cast that includes fan favorites Michael Shanks
and Christopher Judge, this ultimate realization of the series' iconic launch includes exclusive all-new bonus features as well as a masterful fine-tuning from series Executive Producer Brad Wright.
Written by Jonathan Glassner & Brad Wright. Directed by Mario Azzopardi. DVD Specs:
Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods DVD release is presented in widescreen (16:9 aspect ratio) with English 5.1 Dolby Surround, French Dolby Surround with English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. Bonus features include:
- Commentary from Co-Writer and Executive Producer Brad Wright and Richard Dean Anderson
-"Back to the Beginning" featurette