Connor Trinneer Cast In ‘Stargate Origins’ – Returning To Franchise As Different Character

Star Trek: Enterprise alum Connor Trinneer is set to return to Stargate in the new digital series, Stargate Origins. Today MGM announced the the full cast for the series, including Trinneer. Origins is a prequel to Stargate SG-1 and the first entry in the franchise since Stargate Universe ended six years ago. 

Trinneer will be playing Professor Paul Langford, the archeologist who discovered the Stargate in Egypt in 1929. Origins will focus on Langford’s daughter Catherine, who will be played by Australian actress Ellie Gall. According to MGM, Origins will follow young Catherine as she “embarks on an unexpected adventure to unlock the mystery of what lies beyond the Stargate in order to save Earth from unimaginable darkness.”

Ellie Gall to lead Stargate: Origins

This will be a return to the franchise for Trinneer, 11 years after he first appeared in a recurring role as Michael Kenmore (also known as the Wraith”Lastlight”) in Season 2 of Stargate: Atlantis. Trineer appeared for a total of 10 episodes, running through the fifth and final season in 2008. The Stargate: Atlantis role came soon after Trinneer wrapped up four seasons as Commander Charles ‘Trip’ Tucker III in Star Trek Enterprise.

Connor Trinneer as Trip Tucker (Star Trek: Enterprise) and Michael Kenmore/Lastlight (Stargate: Atlantis)

Production has just begun on the new show. Stargate Origins will debut on MGM’s new digital platform Stargate Command. The first season will consist of ten episodes, with each about ten minutes long. A teaser for the show was released at San Diego Comic-Con over the summer.

For more information on the show visit Stargate Command.

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I’ve missed stargate. Atlantis ended too abruptly. And then Universe just… ended. Sadly as well. They did leave it open to maybe pick it up at a later point as everyone went into statsis. But everyone is aging.

SG1 however had multiple great endings and then ended with an “unending” and two solid DVD movies. Like TNG, SG1 had stinkers as well as great episodes and generally improved as it went. The last two seasons are ok even though the enemy changed.

Ah, Stargate Universe the one that got away. A lot like Discovery in many ways, a large story arc, a darker tone and a series made to binge watch. At least they have started a comic series to wrap up the story.

From what I heard Atlantis was meant to have a TV movie to finish the story. From what I heard they story was a bit by the numbers “Atlantis needs to get back to the Pegasus galaxy because ….. doom!!”

Not sure about the premise for Origins. Do i really want to know how it ended up being used by the American Military? Its already been established in prequel episodes of SG1 and the movie that they didn’t know how to get the stargate to work. I know that bound to change but why not just reboot.

Meh, only good Stargate was the movie (yeah, I know plenty will line up to tell me I’m wrong).

The series is way better than the movie — you’re wrong :D

Try watching the show first, then comment on it.

A stupid comment since it presumes I haven’t, a presumption based on pure ignorance.

While you’re definitely entitled to your opinion, The fact that SG-1 went on for TEN seasons speaks for itself.

When SG-A 1st came out for Canadians in 2004, it was a Movie Network exclusive and was just a whole. new. level. of awesomeness!

Trip is better looking.

Seriously can’t believe MGM is hopping in on this streaming bandwagon with 10 mini episodes of a prequel series. Fault CBSAA what you will, at least they were bold in their launch. This just sounds pathetic.

Stop with the prequels! Everything is known about the discovery of the stargate. You don’t need to make a series out of it.

All this time and all I’ve ever wanted was another Stargate FILM… maybe one day.

If it’s filmed in Canada, it would be easier to drop by the Discovery set for guest appearance. That’s all I’m saying.

Awesome. I love SG and SGA