This morning, the Sci Fi Channel announced some additional guest-stars set to appear in Stargate Universe, which premieres this fall. Joining former Stargate SG-1 regulars Richard Dean Anderson (General Jack O'Neill), Amanda Tapping (Colonel Samantha Carter), Michael Shanks (Dr. Daniel Jackson) and Gary Jones (Chief Master Sergeant Walter Harriman), all of whom will be reprising their SG-1 roles, are Christopher McDonald, Carlo Rota and Grammy nominated recording artist Janelle Monae.
Christopher McDonald (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Medium, Family Law) stars as Senator Alan Armstrong, the U.S. senator and head of the International Oversight Committee that governs the Stargate program. He is the father of Chloe Armstrong.
Carlo Rota (24, La Femme Nikita, Queer As Folk) stars as Carl Strom, head of the International Oversight Advisory (IOA), the civilian oversight committee that heads up the Atlantis Expedition and all funding.
Janelle Monae (Bad Boy/Atlantic Records), the Grammy nominated artist plays herself in an upcoming episode. Janelle and her band will perform "Many Moons" and "Sincerely," two songs featured from her latest album entitled Metropolis.