First Andromeda Ascendant PictureBy Christian
August 31, 2000 - 11:46 PM
Here's the usual summary of news items from SlipstreamWeb, our sister site dedicated to the upcoming television series Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda.
First Andromeda Ascendant Picture
Over the past few months, a lot of info and pictures on Andromeda has already been made available, but one important thing in particular was still unknown - the look of the actual Andromeda Ascendant, the sentient starship after which the series is named. In this article you'll find a wallpaper-sized image of the ship, as well as some more technical info on it.
- Science Fiction Magazine Scans Available
Scans of Andromeda articles from Cinefantastique, Cinescape and Sci-Fi Magazine have been placed online, providing lots of new character info from all the staff writers, as well as production sketches from things such as an Andromeda floor droid.
- UK Premiere Date Announced
Sky One in the United Kingdom will start airing Andromeda just a few days after it premieres in the United States - on the 9th of October. They'll be showing the series every Monday at 8:00pm BST, occupying the current 'Star Trek: Voyager' timeslot.
- Space.com Live Chat Transcript Online
In a live chat with fans, Andromeda head writer Robert Hewitt Wolfe talked about worldwide premiere dates, his favourite episodes, story arcs and much more.
- Rush Guitarist Lifeson Writing Andromeda Theme Song
The names of both the writer of the up-tempo Andromeda theme song and the regular series composer have been revealed. The main title song will be created by Alex Lifeson, lead guitarist of Canadian trio Rush.
Find more episode info in the Episode Guide.