Last Updated: 14 July 2004
Richard plans to attend the Moonridge Zoo's
Alpine Wildlife Celebration on July 24th
Richard plays Billy Westin in Torn Apart, a
new film for Lifetime TV; Tia Carrere and Dale Midkiff also star
Cellular now slated for September 17 2004 release;
Richard plays Craig Martin
Decoys DVD available for
pre-order at Amazon.ca; release scheduled for July
FOX drama pilot "Point Pleasant" still in the
running for mid-season replacement order; Richard plays Ben Kramer
Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation
DVD now available in most markets. Richard plays Captain V.J. Dax, titular
Hero of the film.
Starship Troopers 2 soundtrack CD from Varese
Sarabande now available in stores and online
Starship Troopers 2 article summaries available
in the News archive and in the Troopers
Adieu, Capt. Vincent Hunter -- CBS drops "The
District" from Fall 2004 lineup
"The Sentinel" once again on hiatus on the US SciFi
Sci Fi's Darklight likely to air later in
summer; Richard plays Shaw
In Her Shoes slated for early 2005 release; Richard
plays Jim Danvers
Buy your official RBFC tee-shirt today!
Official RBFC charity, the FSLMMC, gets new
name -- Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC)
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||[14 Jul 04] *** Richard plans to
attend this year's July 24th fundraiser at the Moonridge Zoo *** --
Barring unexpected personal or professional obligations, Richard plans
to attend the Moonridge Zoo's fourth annual Alpine Wildlife Celebration,
which will take place at the Zoo in Big Bear, California. The event starts
at 10:00am and runs through 4-7:00pm, depending on scheduled activities.
(Richard is pictured at left at the 2002 Celebration).
A recent issue of the Friends of the Moonridge Zoo newsletter had this
to say of the event:
Alpine Wildlife Celebration -- The fourth annual Wildlife Celebration
will be hosted by Friends of the Moonridge Zoo, Saturday, July 24th, from
10 am to 7 pm, [this has been changed to 5 pm on the Moonridge website
- BH] at the Moonridge Animal Park. This is FOMZ's biggest fund-raising
event and guaranteed to be lots of fun with lots of activities.
The celebration includes a children's silent auction, "mini" tours of
the zoo, a DJ providing music and entertainment, the "Just Kids" of Corona
singing group, "Roamers" with some of our animals, an Animal Adoption Auction,
Celebrity autographs/photographs, photographs with selected animals and
a "cocktail" hour with a live auction. Garett Maggart, star of Demon Under
Glass and The Sentinel, will join us for a day of fun and games. Garett
is a devoted fan of the Moonridge Animal Park.
For more information, contact Betsy Henke at (909) 584-9510 or email
her at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Moonridge website at http://www.moonridgezoo.org/
(Thanks to MJ for the event info and to Kat for the news)
||[14 Jul 04] *** Richard films telemovie
for Lifetime TV *** -- Richard joined Tia Carrere and
Midkiff in New Orleans in May, working on Torn Apart, a new
thriller from Wallet Size Pictures. The film was written and directed
by Stuart Alexander and produced by Mark Bacino, Jim Green,
and Albert J. Salzer.
Richard plays Billy Westin, presumably the husband of Carrere's
Westin. Dale Midkiff plays Jerry Bender.
Little is known about the story itself, other than the thriller designation
given it at the IMDb website. This is supported by a photo of Carrere holding
a rather exotic rifle in the middle of a New Orleans street. The film is
apparently intended for broadcast on either Lifetime Television
or the Lifetime Movie Network.
The IMDb listing for Torn Apart can be found at: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0413385/
(Thanks to Charli for the information, and to Debbie for the research)
||[14 Jul 04] *** Cellular Update
*** -- The newly-updated Cellular website now lists the September 17th
premiere date reported on the New Line Cinema site. In addition to
the updated information, the site itself has been upgraded considerably
with Macromedia Flash features -- images, sound files, and actor biographies,
to name a few.
The site is navigated by use of a satellite map image of the Los Angeles
Metro area. Hotspots are marked with red and white triangles, and these
correspond to key locations in the movie -- the Martin's Brentwood home;
the police station; LAX, where the bad guys grab Craig Martin (Richard
Burgi); the Santa Monica pier; and, of course, the house in which
Jessica Martin (Kim Basinger) is imprisoned by the kidnappers.
The LAX sub-page includes an image of Richard's Craig Martin being led
away by Jason Statham's Greer, and the Brentwood sub-page plays Craig's
voicemail message warning Jessica to get out of the house.
Official Cellular website: http://www.cellularthemovie.com/
Richard completed principal photography on the action-oriented
thriller Cellular in late November '03, playing the supporting role
of Craig Martin, husband of kidnap victim Jessica Martin (Kim
Basinger). Cellular was written by Larry Cohen and directed
by David Ellis. Filming on the Los Angeles-based feature ran from
September through November '03, with some additional filming done in early
Cellular stars Kim Basinger as Jessica Martin, with Richard Burgi
as Craig Martin, Chris Evans as Ryan Hewitt, William H. Macy as Bob Mooney,
Jason Statham as Greer, and Jessica Biel as Chloe. The Cellular
page at the Internet Movie Database -- http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0337921/
-- gives the following summary:
"A young man (Evans) receives a call on his cellular phone from a woman
(Basinger) who says she's been kidnapped, and thinks she's going to be
killed soon, along with her husband and son who the kidnappers have gone
after next. The catch? She doesn't know where she is... and his cell phone
battery might go dead soon."
E! Online conducted interviews with actors William H. Macy and Chris
Evans on the Cellular set, which are available as a trailer of sorts at
the moviebox website, along with a small selection of publicity photos.
The Moviebox site can be found at: http://www.themoviebox.net/
(Thanks to Richard for the heads up, and to Kat and Deborah for the
||[14 Jul 04]*** Decoys DVD joins pre-order
roster at Amazon.ca website *** -- Burgi fans interested in owning
a DVD of Decoys can pre-order the Region 1-encoded disc through
Amazon.com's Canadian subsidiary, Amazon.ca. (Amazon.com account
holders can use their accounts at the amazon.ca site). The DVD
is listed with a July 20th release date.
The ordering specifics and DVD details can be found at the www.amazon.ca
The SciFi Channel's broadcast of Decoys made the "What to Watch"
listing in the June 25/July 2 issue of Entertainment Weekly, earning
a C grade and the following review:
"Everyone always talks about how hot college chicks are, but what about
the ones working the other side of the thermometer? You know, the ones
from outer space. The ones who seduce young human males before freezing
them from the inside out during sex. What about them?!? Well, they finally
get their due in this goofy horror flick. Mild-mannered college student
Luke (North Shore's Corey Sevier) meets two cool babes in the laundry
room, but realizes something is amiss when he finds a Yanni CD in their
room. His suspicions are confirmed when tentacles burst out of their chests.
You may be the one who dies laughing."
Writer and director Matt Hastings is reported to be working on
a sequel or sequels to Decoys. Such sequels would supposedly follow the
men who successfully mated with the outer space sirens and gave birth to
their own little bundles of tentacled joy. (Which would explain why poor
Detective Kirk was constantly clearing his throat and pulling at his collar
at the end of Decoys...)
(Thanks to Debbie for the heads up)
||[14 Jul 04] *** "Point Pleasant"
may still make the FOX schedule *** -- Though not initially selected
for the Fall 2004 FOX season, "Point Pleasant" could possibly find its
way into production and onto the air as a mid-season replacement show.
Richard spent part of March 2004 working on the "Point Pleasant"
pilot. Described as "a cross between
'Peyton Place' and The Omen,"
as well as "a gentler Rosemary's Baby on the Jersey shore," the
supernatural series focuses on a mysterious girl (Christina,
played by Elisabeth Harnois), who washes ashore one day after a
Christina is taken in by Dr. Ben Kramer (Richard Burgi) and his
family. Cast breakdowns give the following description of Ben: "A
local physician who shares his seaside home with his wife and daughter,
he feels uneasy about the young girl whom he's taken into his home. But,
after seeing the growing bond his wife and daughter have with Christina,
Ben decides not to push the matter - not just yet anyway. The role is listed
in his late 40s and the doctor is described as intelligent and confident."
(Thanks to Kat and Deborah for info on "Point Pleasant")
[14 Jul 04] *** Starship Troopers 2
DVD makes the Top 10 listing for DVD sales and rentals *** -- According
to the June 25/July 2 (#771/772) double-issue edition of Entertainment
Weekly (page 147), Starship Troopers 2 was ranked tenth in their Top
10 DVD sales chart. At that time, ST2 had only been on the chart for one
week and had not yet reported gross sales figures to EW. ST2 also
ranked within the top 20 at retailers like Amazon.com, Best Buy, Blockbuster,
Buy.com, Circuit City, DVD Empire, Half.com, and Tower.
On the Top Specialized Renters side of the market, Starship Troopers
2 was ranked first in a list of nontheatrical-release films, with rental
revenue of $1.45 million as of June 6th.
ST2 had dropped out of the Entertainment Weekly Top 10 listing by the
July 9th issue.
(Thanks to Deborah and JoAnn for the research)
||[14 Jul 04] *** Starship Troopers 2 DVD release dates announced
for various regions *** -- Starship Troopers 2 DVDs are now available
for purchase in most markets (see list below).
Region 1 (USA & Canada) -- June 1st
Region 2 (Europe, Middle East & Japan) -- May
- Netherlands -- May 3rd
- United Kingdom -- May 10th
- Poland -- June 29th
Region 4 (Australia) -- May 19th
At far left, in the image at left, can be seen the original DVD cover
artwork, with the updated cover art beside it. The "special edition" design
is the version that will grace the Region 1 DVDs when they are released
in early June.
Trivia note: With more scenes remaining that studio time allowed,
the producers decided to get a least one critical scene "in the can" by
producing it in CGI (think of Gollum in "Lord of The Rings.") The shot
of Dax armed with a pair of Morita rifles, backlit by the transport ship's
engines, was generated entirely in the Tippett Studio computers. (Richard
spent some time working at the Tippett Studio in Berkeley, CA, where the
digital filming, motion capture, and careful facial scanning necessary
for the incredible degree of realism was done).
The final image is from the "making of" featurette included in
the Starship Troopers 2 DVD, which includes interviews with Richard and
his castmates, as well as behind the scenes footage.
* NOTE: The Region 1 DVD is available for order at Amazon.com!
Amazon's price is $17.47, a 30% discount off the list price of $24.96.
The film has been given an
R rating by the MPAA.
* Theatrical Release Updates:
ST2 will be released in theaters in both Japan and South
Korea, according to the latest news received by starshiptroopers2.net
(Thanks to starshiptroopers2.net for the information, and to Danny
for the screengrabs)
||[14 Jul 04] *** Starship Troopers
2 Soundtrack CD now available from Varese Sarabande *** -- The Starship
Troopers 2 soundtrack is now available for purchase in retail stores
and online through the Varese Sarabande website or Amazon.com
Varese shows an initial list price of $17.98 in their ST2 listing at
The soundtrack consists of the following tracks:
1. Fed Net (1:47); 2. Battle at Z.A.* (3:54); 3. Retreat to Devil's
Anvil (:33); 4. Storm (2:16); 5. The Fortress (1:26); 6. Red River Mercy
(:43); 7. Fortress Search (2:57); 8. Attack! (3:53); 9. Dax Released /
Perimeter Burn (2:41); 10. DMZ (1:20); 11. Bug Zapper (1:08); 12. Reunion
(2:36); 13. Sniff Factor (1:31); 14. Psychic Shakedown (2:46); 15. Kitchen
Scene (1:07); 16. Soda Wakes (1:21); 17. Door Jam (2:15); 18. Reappearing
Cream (Flirtation) (1:20); 19. Soda's Tongue (1:38); 20. Joe's Smile (:45);
21. Sahara and Dax/Taps (2:12); 22. Finger Food (1:16); 23. Vision Dream
(1:23); 24. Spying on the General (1:00); 25. Tail O' the Bug (1:27); 26.
Transition (:51); 27. Meeting with Dill (1:52); 28. Lieutenant Dill's Death
(2:19); 29. Dax Arrested (1:03); 30. The Rape of Rake (2:18); 31. Vengeance
(4:43); 32. Rake's Sacrifice (1:26); 33. Soda Fizzles (1:16); 34. The General
Explains (1:09); 35. Kill Them All! (1:33); 36. Dax's Last Stand (2:41);
37. Fed Net / Epilogue (1:46); 38. End Credits* (4:44)
[14 Jul 04] ** Starship Troopers 2 articles, print and online **
-- With the film's release on DVD well underway, and its Cable premiere
on the Encore Action Channel several months behind us, most of the expected
magazine articles have been published and mentioned in our listings. With
the exception of Cinescape, the roll call of North American scifi genre
publications is essentially complete.
Our listing of Troopers 2 articles, with images and highlights, can
be found in both previous News pages and in our Troopers 2 guide. Any new
articles will, of course, be highlighted here on the News page.
Visit our Starship Troopers
2 guide page to see previous News items.
||Richard worked from May 14th through June 20th on the long-awaited
Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation, filming at Manhattan Beach Studios
and on location in the Santa Clarita "canyon country" north of Los Angeles.
He also made several follow-up visits to the Berkeley, California headquarters
of Tippett Studio for additional post-production work during the final
quarter of 2003. Richard plays Captain V.J. Dax, the hero mentioned
in the film's title.
Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation is produced by Jon
Davison, with Phil Tippett directing. Tippett shot from a screenplay
by Ed Neumeier, who also wrote the screenplay for the original Starship
Troopers film. (All three worked on the first Starship Troopers, which
was directed by Paul Verhoeven. Tippett's Tippett Studio produced
the visual special effects for the first film, and is once again providing
special effects for ST2).
When we -- and the besieged troopers -- first meet Captain Dax,
he is the last man at an otherwise abandoned and desolate outpost on planet
Zulu Angel. Disgraced and imprisoned in the outpost's incinerator for killing
his commanding officer, he is somewhat the worse for wear -- dirty, torn,
unshaven, and more than a little war-weary. When the rapacious arachnids
threaten to once again overrun the makeshift defenses of the old outpost,
Dax is called upon to rally the rag-tag band of Troopers to fend off the
marauding Bugs. Unfortunately for Dax and the Troopers, the arachnids have
other things in mind for the unsuspecting humans...
Additional information on "Starship Troopers 2 : Hero of the Federation"
can be found at the Starship Troopers 2.net website at
http://www.starshiptroopers2.net. Starship Troopers 2.net works in
association with Moviehole and Tippett Studio to provide the most up-to-date
news and information on the project in general and with the RBFC to provide
the latest news on Richard Burgi's involvement with the film.
Tippett Studio, Special Effects house responsible for the incredible
special effects of the StarshipTroopers films, can be found at http://www.tippettstudio.com.
(Thanks to Kat and MJ for the heads up, to Richard for the confirmation,
to Starship Troopers 2.net for the production information, and to Danny
for the screengrabs).
||[14 Jul 04] *** Adieu, Captain Vincent
Hunter *** -- With "The District" missing from the Fall
2004 CBS schedule, we must assume the show has been cancelled.
appeared in three of the show's four seasons in a total of twelve episodes,
playing the prickly and suspicious Captain Vincent Hunter, head
of the DC Police Department's Internal Affairs Division -- a recurring
role he held since the show premiered in October 2000.
Unfortunately, the show did not take maximum advantage of the Hunter
character, though they established an intriguing back-story for him in
the first season episode "The DC Strangler." Ella Farmer (played by
the late Lynn Thigpen) told Chief Mannion (Craig T. Nelson)
a bit about Hunter. He was a highly-decorated officer with a relatively
high solve rate while in Homicide, a department he left after discovering
his wife -- also a police officer -- in bed with his partner.
The episode also paired Hunter with rookie detective Temple Page
(Sean Patrick Thomas), which gave viewers insights into both characters.
Temple's somewhat naive enthusiasm and belief in the inherent good nature
of people contrasted sharply to Hunter's war-weary and beleaguered attitude
and certainty that people were often corrupt and untrustworthy.
Hunter was brought back into prominence two seasons later when Page
became obsessed with the apprehension and conviction of drug-lord and murder
suspect Lester Richards, skating on the razor's edge of legality and dipping
over into what appeared to Hunter to be dangerous vigilantism. When Page
killed Richards after a sting gone awry, Hunter headed an Internal Affairs
investigation of Page's seemingly less than honorable behavior and testified
against Page in the subsequent civil law case.
A complete listing of Richard's episodes of "The District" can
be found on the Biography page, with
an expanded listing and episode details on the District
Meanwhile, The District continues to air in syndication in various international
markets and will in all probability join the domestic syndication market.
(Thanks to Becky and Erin for the District screengrabs, and to the
Epguides website for production details)
[14 Jul 04]*** The Sentinel currently on
summer hiatus at US Sci-Fi Channel*** -- The Sentinel
ended its most recent run on the Sci Fi Channel with the June 25th episode.
At present, we are assuming the show is on broadcast hiatus with Sci Fi,
which has happened in the past. The Sentinel has aired almost continuously
on Sci Fi since joining the network's roster in 1999. Remember to check
the Sci Fi Channel's Sentinel page for news of the show's return.
Current Sentinel schedule on SciFi:
Visit the Sci-Fi Channel website for further
details ( http://www.scifi.com/sentinel
) and remember to check your local listings to confirm times and dates.
(To review earlier, possibly outdated International scheduling information
for The Sentinel, refer to our previous News pages, which are
available through the Archive Page listings).
(Thanks to Deborah for the Sci-Fi info, and to Steffi and Starfox
for the images)
||[14 Jul 04] *** Darklight expected
to premiere on SciFi this summer *** -- Darklight will most likely
premiere in late Summer '04 as part of the SciFi Channel's Saturday
Action Movie lineup. As of late March, the film was in the final stages
of post-production, which would put it in the hands of the Sci Fi Channel
in time for the summer premiere.
Richard headed off to Sofia, Bulgaria in late July '03
to join the cast of UFO Films' Darklight, a Sci Fi Channel Original
Production for the 2004-05 broadcast season.
plays Shaw, and is joined by Shiri Appleby (Roswell's Liz)
as Lilith. Sci Fi veteran John de Lancie also stars in Darklight.
Principal photography began on July 28th and wrapped the week of
August 18th. An early Sci Fi Channel synopsis had this to say:
DARKLIGHT A genetically-engineered creature carrying
a deadly virus escapes from a secret lab and goes on a rampage, spreading
the virus in the process. To stop the virus from reaching epidemic proportions,
LILITH is recruited. A superhuman warrior cursed with immortality, LILITH
must defeat the creature before it infects the entire planet. Directed
by Bill Platt, former development executive for SCI FI Channel's short-film
series Exposure. Production begins in Sofia, Bulgaria with UFO Films in
*** Darklight mentioned in Medialog Genre TV section of Starlog Magazine,
Issue 315, October '03 *** -- Starlog details the Sci Fi Channel's
2004 original film lineup in its writeup.
"The SCI FI Channel has increased the number of all-new telefilms it's
commissioning to 22 a year. They're all intended to bow in the Saturday
Action Movie slot. Coming up in 2004 are Raptor Island, Chupacabra
(it's loose on a cruise ship), Darklight, Dead Rail (aliens
on a train), Larva, Hammerhead (Oh no -- it's a mutant shark beast!),
Blood and perhaps the most outrageous, Mansquito (scientist
and subject get transformed into mutant mosquito beasts!). Really! You
can't make this stuff up."
According to the Sofia Sideshow,
which chronicles the film production experience in Bulgaria, "Richard Burgi
and Shiri Appleby were both a mass of good clean fun."
PHOTOS: Top -- Richard and costar Shiri Appleby
on location as Shaw and Lilith; Upper middle -- Shaw looks
to be a "don't mess with me" kinda' guy; Lower middle & bottom
-- Shotgun Shaw blasts the beastie.
The Sofia Sideshow -- http://www.sofiasideshow.com
Unified Film Organization -- http://www.ufofilm.com
(Thanks to Richard for the initial heads up, to Deborah for the research,
and to Jeff for the photos and background information)
||[14 Jul 04]*** Fox 2000's In Her Shoes
now in post-production, aiming for early 2005 release *** -- With the
remaining location scenes wrapped in Philadelphia, PA and South Florida,
Her Shoes has finished principal photography and is now in the post-production
phase. Early reports have mentioned January 2005 as a possible premiere
date for the film.
In Her Shoes stars
Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette, and Shirley
MacLaine. Richard joined the cast in February and "wrapped out" in
mid April with some location scenes in Philadelphia. Richard plays
Danvers, one of Rose's (Collette) love interests. According to
the character breakdown, Danvers is "a handsome, suave attorney at the
law firm of Lewis, Dommel and Fenick. He's also a cold-hearted ladies man
who dumps women without thinking twice."
Based on the Jennifer Weiner book of the same title, In Her Shoes
was screenwritten by Susannah Grant and is directed by Curtis
Hanson. Rebecca Klein, writing for The
Action Insider, gives this brief description of the film's premise:
"This feature film from Fox 2000 will star Cameron Diaz as Maggie Feller,
a free-spirited but immature party girl who dreams of stardom. She moves
in with her career-oriented older sister Rose after getting evicted from
her own apartment.
Sibling rivalry follows when Rose kicks Maggie out after she trashes
the apartment and sleeps with Rose's boyfriend."
Shirley MacLaine plays Ella Hirsch, Maggie and Rose's grandmother.
Feuerstein plays Simon Stein, another love interest for Rose, while
Howard plays Michael Feller, Rose and Maggie's father.
To learn more about In Her Shoes, visit author Jennifer Weiner's website
Production details on In Her Shoes can be found at the IMDb website
(Thanks to Richard, Kat, and Deborah for the information and the
||[14 Jul 04]*** Buy your Official Richard
Burgi Fan Club tee-shirt today! *** -- Featuring the official RBFC
logo seen at left on the upper left chest, these tee-shirts are heavy-duty
cotton. The shirts are short-sleeved, cream-colored, with the logo silk-screened
in black, and are available in Adult Extra Large size. The shirts can be
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||[14 Jul 04] *** The Official RBFC
charity, the Friends of the Sea Lion Marine Mammal Center (FSLMMC), has
chosen a new name -- the Pacific Marine Mammal Center *** --
A recent letter from the MMC (excerpted below) details the name change:
"With the expansion of our responsibilities to include cetacean rehabilitation,
as well as the expansion of our education programs to include a broader
curriculum, we have made the decision to take a leap and give ourselves
a name that more fully reflects what we do -- Pacific Marine Mammal
We are excited about the new name, as it is more reflective of our work
with all marine mammals, as well as of the ever-expanding scope
of environmental education programs we offer. We have big plans for the
next couple of years including a renovation of our upstairs education area
and the reconstruction of our outdoor pools and pens to accommodate our
steadily growing patient load and improve the water quality for the animals.
We are very proud of our history, founders, board members, staff, and
volunteers, included. Who would have thought that the rescue of that first
tiny harbor seal pup 33 years ago would have such an impact on the lives
of the thousands of marine mammals that we have given a second chance at
life? We are so grateful to those of you who are long-time donors and to
those of you who are new friends. It is your support that has allowed us
to build our solid foundation and to provide our quality animal care and
education programs over the years. You can be assured that the core values
and vision of our organization will always remain the same."
(Thanks to Deborah, Kat, and MJ for the info)
[14 Jul 04] *** Write to Richard care of
the RBFC! *** -- Richard has asked us to encourage anyone interested in
sending cards or letters to him to use the RBFC mailing address, which
is listed below. This allows Richard to better handle
his incoming mail, which he certainly enjoys receiving, provided it comes
through appropriate channels.
Mr. Richard Burgi
10153 1/2 Riverside Drive, #494
Toluca Lake, CA 91602
We cannot emphasize strongly enough that mail should not be
sent to Richard's home address! Receiving fan mail through his
home address is a disquieting experience and cause for concern, especially
from the standpoint of privacy and safety. If you have come across
what you believe may be his home address, please, do NOT use it!
-- and Richard -- would greatly appreciate it if you would let us
know where you came across the address by using this e-mail
link to the RBFC.
While postcards, letters, and cards will be promptly forwarded
to Richard, we cannot forward packages; he has asked that no gifts
be sent to him. Though Richard appreciates the goodwill and generosity
those gifts represent, he finds them a little overwhelming. Richard
would be honored if, instead, wellwishers made a donation in his name to
a local children's shelter or literacy program, or to the Pacific Marine Mammal Center.