September - October 2003 ARCHIVES

 

 


IGN FILMFORCE ARTICLE

November 15, 2003 IGN FimFilm forces is once again leading in the unconfirmed rumors department. Click here to see what they have to say now.


UK DVD INFORMATION

October 18, 2003: The complete Season Two  box set will be out in the UK on November 3rd. There will be several new to Region Two features including five - count 'em - five commentaries. However two of the commentaries will be for Won't Get Fooled Again. To see what other extras will be in the set, click here. To learn about region encoding, go to the DVD FAQ page.


COMMANDO AERYN'S ON HER WAY!

October 10, 2003: Thanks to everyone who voted in our Save Aeryn poll, Peacekeeper Aeryn Sun action figure is "on the water". In other words, she's been shipped and will be available either later in October or early in November! We have some exclusive images of the figure in our Action Figure News pages.

In other action figure news, we've learned that Plush Rygel still has a chance. Toy Vault needs a retail partner. They're "taking it to toy fair, to see if they can get any retailer to commit to a print run." 


CLAUDIA BLACK INTERVIEW

October 12, 2003: GameSpy has a new interview with Claudia Black, (and Dwight Schultz, Kate Mulgrew & Michael T. Weiss) regarding their voice-over roles in Lords of EverQuest, a new RTS game to be released this autumn. Click here for the interview or here to read more about the game itself.


SEASON 4 US & SEASON 3 AUSTRALIA DVD RELEASE

October 8, 2003 UPDATE: Season 3 will be released in Australia (Region 4) today. There are several extras that weren't on the Region 1 or 2 disks. Click Here to see what they are. For more information about region encoding than you ever wanted to know, go to the DVD FAQ at DVD Demystified.

ADV has scheduled the release of the first of the Season Four DVDs. It will be available in December and contain the first five episodes of Season Four: Crichton Kicks, What Was Lost, Parts I & 2, "Lava's a Many Splendored Thing, and Promises. The SRP is $39.98.


SEASON FOUR TRADING CARD EXPANSION SET

September 27, 2003: Rittenhouse Archives is now offering an expansion to their Season Four Farscape ArtiFex cards. There are nine parallel cards in the set, each signed by Virginia Hey.  Only 60 of these sets are available at a retail price of $250. Originally the cards were slated to be included in the Season Four set, but there was so much complaining from collectors due to the scarcity of the cards that the set was held back, although the Zhaan card was included in the original release at the rate of 1 in 480 packs. Click here to order the set from Rittenhouse.


SCI FI MAY SUE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

October 22, 2003: This one falls into the You've Got to Be Kidding Me department. According to E Online, the Sci Fi Channel is looking to force the government to release documents pertaining to the mystery of UFOs. Click here to read the full article.


A VERY BELIEVABLE "RUMOR"

September 28, 2003: Thanks to Danny at Tough Pigs, a terrific site for all things Henson, the reality of Farscape's return seems, well, real. Danny's inside source, Anonyfrog, has given him accurate news tips in the past. We've posted the news on our Spoilers pages in case there's someone out there who doesn't like good news. 


CLAUDIA TO VOICE LORDS OF EVERQUEST

September 24, 2003: Claudia Black will join several other genre stars in voicing Sony Online Entertainment's Lords of Everquest, a new RTS game which will be released sometime this fall.  Click Here to go to Cinescape for more information. Thanks to JMC for passing this along!  


INTERESTING NEW LINKS

September 27, 2003: Gigi Edgley will be releasing a CD soon and Donnie has sent a link to the site where it will be sold. There are some great pics of the making of the CD along with a sample of the CD itself. Click Here for Gigi and Friends.

"Keepers of the Peace" is a fan-fiction spin-off series at ScaperSwede's site. The first episode, written by ScorpSik (the talented artest exhibiting in our Artwork Gallery) has already been posted. Click here and follow the links to Keepers of the Peace.

Be sure to keep an eye on Karlsweb's spoiler pages. That's where we'll be posting interesting (but unconfirmed) rumors.


SCI-FI NOW OWNED BY NBC UNIVERSAL

October 9, 2003: After months of negotiations, General Electric and Vivendi have signed a definitive agreement. The new company, NBC Universal, will be 80% owned by GE and 20% by Vivendi Universal Entertainment shareholders. For more articles on the subject, click here.


MSNBC SAYS SCIFI NEEDS ITS OWN EMMY CATEGORIES

September 25, 2003: Farscape got a tiny mention in an article about the Emmy Awards at MSNBC's website. The author, Sarah D. Bunting, believes that the awards are out of date and that some new categories need to be added - for example specific awards for scifi and crime/cop shows. Click here to read the entire article. 


TASCAPE RETURNS FOR THE THIRD YEAR

September 13, 2003: Australia's  Farscape convention, TaScape, will be returning to Sydney on January 16-18, 2004. Cast and Crew of Farscape have been invited (nothing certain yet, but stay tuned) and a number of events have been planned. Click here for more information, including info on how to donate items for the raffle.


THE MANY FACES OF GIGI EDGLEY

September 16, 2003: Gigi appeared at Page's Bar last weekend and Paul has loads of great pictures at his website. While you're there, take a look at the DVD vidcaps and images from several other cast appearances.

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