September 2, 2017: Informing and Updating Dark Matter Fans!

I'd like to express my appreciation to everyone who reached out over the past twenty-four hours or so to express their anger, sadness, and gratitude after hearing about the cancellation.  As I wrote on twitter: "I am both touched and astounded by your passion, your loyalty, and your white hot relentless rage." Today, I'd like…

July 7, 2016: Zoie Palmer Answers YOUR Questions!

It's the Q&A you've all been waiting for!  Actress Zoie Palmer (Dark Matter's Android) offers insight into her character, her process, and her love of soup! Now some of you may not be aware of it, but the Android character was originally envisioned as male.  But, when it came time to cast "him", we cast…

October 22, 2015: Dark Matter season 2 sneak peeks!

Work progresses on Dark Matter season 2.  Today brought a fresh round of auditions - and a handful of very strong candidates.  Casting the part of Nyx is going to be especially challenging because our casting director, Lisa Parasyn, and her team have assembled some truly terrific talent.  Some great choices among the candidates who auditioned for…

July 19, 2015: Dark Matter update! Periscope! Links! The SDCC Panel!

That's 9 p.m. in the U.K., 10 p.m. in Germany, 4 p.m. EST, 1 p.m. PST.  Find me @BaronDestructo on twitter.  #AskJoeDM for tomorrow's event. For those of you who missed the Dark Matter panel at SDCC, here it is compliments of Tom Gardiner from http://www.threeifbyspace.net: On Dark Matter Episode 106: http://www.thetvjunkies.com/dark-matter-episode-six/ "Dark Matter took a bloody trip down memory…

June 12, 2015: Dark Matter Premieres! Interviews! Reviews! Articles!

Go! Watch the premiere! Tonight! 10 p.m. on SyFy (U.S.) 7 p.m. PST, 10 p.m. EST on Space Channel (Canada) And here is our updated global premiere rundown.  New and improved!  Now with added Portugal! The cast, crew, and EP Vanessa Piazza and I (@BaronDestructo) will be live tweeting the event - both east and…

June 11, 2015: 1 Day to the Dark Matter series premiere! Interviews! Articles! Global Premiere Dates! Win a model of our hero ship!

SyFy's Dark Matter Brings The Badass Ladies In Force: http://www.themarysue.com/dark-matter-interview/ Space Opera is Set for a New Dawn with Dark Matter: http://www.themortonreport.com/entertainment/television/space-opera-is-set-for-a-new-dawn-with-dark-matter/ "Dark Matter’s 13-episode first season is destined to be an action-packed mix of drama, humour and adventure in the mould of Stargate and Firefly. Any similarity to the former is not coincidental given that Mallozzi and…

June 10, 2015: 2 Days to the Dark Matter world premiere! The Space Stations!

"Where," you no doubt are asking, "is that awesome VFX -laden trailer you promised us?"  Well, they're stuck in the pipeline (like Homer Simpson in that waterslide) and, hopefully, will be coming your way BEFORE the premiere - because, after all, that's the whole point of releasing this trailer: to get you even more excited…

June 9, 2015: 3 Days to the Dark Matter premiere! Videos! Pics! Our hero ship!

Another short video from the gang at Space Channel: "Death.  Despair.  Chaos.  So what?" More early reviews: http://scifiandtvtalk.typepad.com/scifiandtvtalk/2015/06/dark-matter-gets-two-thumbs-up.html http://www.scifistream.com/2015/06/review-dark-matter-blasts-off-this-friday/ I talk about the show with Greg David at TV, eh?: http://www.tv-eh.com/2015/06/09/dark-matter-launches-canadas-summer-of-sci-fi/ "There is a lot of dark sci-fi out there that is great,” he explains. “But a lot of fans are missing a fun sci-fi…

June 7, 2015: 5 Days to the Dark Matter world premiere! Checking out the ship’s underbelly! And a couple of Stargate tidbits to boot!

Comin' at ya in five (WITH FIVE!)! Space Channel here in Canada is counting down toward the Friday premiere in delightful fashion.  Each day ticks off with a different Dark Matter, appropriately enough... Who's next?  Can't wait to find out tomorrow! SyFy UK and SyFy Australia, meanwhile, have launched this terrific campaign that asks... Zoie Palmer (Dark…

May 29, 2015: Two weeks to the Dark Matter world premiere! A Jelly update!

"If this series not popular, I really can't believe." - Akemi last night after watching the producer's cut of episode #113, our season finale. Her words echo the sentiments of my writing partner who said pretty much the same thing, in less economical fashion, after viewing prod cuts of our first two episodes: "So, having seen…

May 21, 2015: The Dark Matter wrap party!

Check 'em out.  A day too late for the wrap party, but pretty awesome nevertheless - my custom-made Hieronymous Bosch Garden of Earthly Delights tie suit from The Knotty Tie Company (http://www.knottytie.com).  I think I may follow up with a round of Salvador Dali this summer. Yes, last night was the Dark Matter season one wrap…

May 7, 2015: Space Cat! Oh, and the rest of the Dark Matter cast!

A sneak peek at the Dark Matter season finale.  In the final shot, the crew enters the bridge as this season's mysterious Big Bad swivels around in the command chair to reveal their true identity: Space Cat! See, this is the type of behind the scenes photos fans love.  Actor Anthony Lemke (Dark Matter's THREE) eats an egg…

April 11, 2015: Our Stargate Family Reunion continues on Dark Matter!

Well, well, well.  Look who it is.  Director Martin Wood (Stargates SG-1 and Atlantis) hits the streets of Toronto - in his trademark shorts.  Yes, if there are two thing I remember about Martin Wood from our days on Stargate, it's: 1) His penchant for wearing shorts year round, and 2) His onscreen cameo character,…

April 10, 2015: Check out the Dark Matter teaser trailer!

It's here!  It's here!  The Dark Matter teaser trailer is finally out!  Share!  Share!  Share! Head on over to IGN.com for the write-up and links: http://www.ign.com/videos/2015/04/10/dark-matter-trailer When SyFy told us they wanted to produce a one minute teaser trailer for the show, my initial response was "Impossible!".  We only had two locked episodes with no finished visual…

April 7, 2015: Dark Matter Worldwide!

Dark Matter Goes International! http://variety.com/2015/tv/global/spaceship-drama-dark-matter-to-go-global-on-syfy-1201467374/ "LONDON — TV series “Dark Matter” is going global on Syfy following its U.S. premiere on the channel on June 12. It will air on Syfy in 86 countries, including the U.K., France, Germany, Spain and Australia. Regions where it plays on the channel include Asia, Central Europe and Latin…