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We’re thrilled to announce that the next guest for Brad Wright’s Conversations in Sci-Fi, an in-depth Companion interview podcast hosted by the co-creator of Stargate SG-1, Atlantis, and Universe, will be the beloved star of Firefly and Stargate Atlantis, Jewel Staite.
You can record your questions for her here. Check back to hear them played – and answered – on the show:
From her breakout role as 15-year-old Amy (although she was only 13) in The X-Files episode ‘Oubliette’, Jewel Staite is a true geek icon. As well as guest spots on Supernatural and Warehouse 13, and a recurring role on Bryan Fuller’s Wonderfalls, Jewel is, of course, best known for her portrayal of chirpy mechanic Kaylee Frye in Firefly and its 2005 movie Serenity. She made her Stargate Atlantis debut in 2005 as the Wraith child Ellia before shedding the prosthetics to return for Season 4 and 5 as the expedition’s chief medical officer, Jennifer Keller.
We’re delighted to be able to put your questions to Jewel so check back soon to hear the full podcast. In the meantime, you can listen to previous episodes with Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Ben Browder, Naren Shankar, and David Hewlett.
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