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.