“Gatchaman,” scheduled for release in early 2009, originated in Japan in the early 1970s as the television series “Science Ninja Team Gatchaman.” Aired in the U.S. as “Battle of the Planets” and “G-Force,” it soon became a widely popular syndicated TV series.Featuring some of the most ambitious action sequences ever seen in animation, “Gatchaman” is set in a future world grappling with environmental and technological issues. The story focuses on five reluctant heroes whose remarkable genetic code makes them Earth’s only hope of defeating extra-terrestrial invaders.
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According to Entertainment Weekly‘s Michael Ausiello, the Terminator star will play herself in the March 9 episode of The Big Bang Theory in which a train trip to San Francisco takes a major detour when Leonard (Johnny Galecki), Sheldon (Jim Parsons), Wolowitz (Simon Helberg) and Raj (Kunal Nayyar) find out that their favorite science fiction actress in the world is on board. However, the fan craze immediately gives way to a heated discussion when they realize that one of them will have to approach her.