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The Expanse TV

The Expanse is a TV series based on the book series of the same name by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck (under the pseudonym James S.A. Corey), who will also be among the show's producers and writers. The series is produced by Alcon Entertainment and premiered online through several VOD services on November 23, 2015[1], and premiered on Syfy in the United States, and Space in Canada[2] on December 14, and 15, 2015.

Sean Daniel and Jason Brown of the Sean Daniel Company developed the original pitch with Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby. The project has been described by industry insiders as “Game of Thrones in space.”[Citation needed]

# Episode count Premiere date
Season 1 10 Nov 23, 2015
Season 2 13 Feb 1, 2017
Season 3 13 2018


Trailer Edit

The first official trailer for the show was premiered at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour on January 15, 2015.

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Official trailer for The Expanse


Synopsis Edit

A thriller set two hundred years in the future, The Expanse follows the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship’s captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.

Alternate synopsis Edit

The crew of the Canterbury discover a derelict vessel which holds a secret that may be devastating to human existence.

Cast Edit

Main Edit

Recurring Edit

Production Edit

  • Mark Fergus - TV show creator, writer, and executive producer[8][9][7]
  • Hawk Ostby - TV show creator and writer[8]
  • Daniel Abraham - Consulting writer and producer[10]
  • Ty Franck - Consulting writer and producer[10]
  • Terry McDonough - Pilot director[11] and executive producer
  • Jeremy Benning, csc - Cinematographer
  • WETA - Art / Design[11]
  • Anthony A. Ianni - Art director
  • Seth Reed - Production designer[11]
  • Melissa K. Nicoll - Special effects supervisor
  • John Papsidera - Casting director
  • Peter P. Nicolakakos - Set decorator
  • Joanne Hansen - Costume designer
  • Maribeth Knezev - Head makeup artist
  • Emanuele 'Manny' Danelon - Unit production manager
  • Agnes Lim - Asset producer
  • Neishaw Ali - VFX executive producer/producer
    • Clint Green - VFX producer
    • J.P. Giamos - VFX producer (SPIN VFX)
    • Greg Behrens - VFX producer (Mavericks VFX)
    • Darren Cranford - VFX producer (Keyframe Digital)
    • Peter Denomme - VFX producer (Switch VFX)
  • Matt Birman - Stunt coordinator
  • Michael Halley - Animator
  • John Rakich - Location manager
  • Deva Anderson - Music supervisor
  • Rob Davis - Transportation captain
  • Amy Cuthbertson - Production coordinator
  • Nick Farmer - Linguist

Development Edit

Season 1 Edit

Season 1 premiered online on November 23, 2015[1] and on SyFy and Space on December 14, 2015, and consists of 10 episodes of one hour each.

Season 2 Edit

Season 2 premiered with a double episode on February 1, 2017[12] and consists of 13 episodes total.[13]

ComicsEdit

A comic book prequel miniseries to the television show, titled The Expanse Origins, was released in 2017.

Media Edit

Banners
Logos

Season 2 trailers
Season 1 trailers
Syfy - The Expanse
Why you should watch it
Interviews with authors of the books
Fan videos

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Icon-deadline-24x24Deadline - ‘The Expanse’ Set For Digital Launch Ahead Of December Premiere On Syfy
  2. Space.ca - [http://www.space.ca/the-expanse-is-coming-to-space/ The Expanse Is Coming To Space, And Here’s Why You Should Be Excited] August 27, 2015
  3. Icon-thr-24x24Hollywood Reporter - Thomas Jane to Star in Syfy's 'The Expanse' (Exclusive)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Icon-deadline-24x24Deadline - Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham, More, Round Out ‘The Expanse’
  5. 5.0 5.1 Icon-variety-32x32Variety - Syfy’s ‘The Expanse’ Adds ‘Walking Dead,’ ‘Mad Men’ Alums
  6. Blastr - The Expanse showrunner Naren Shankar on Episode 4's big battles, Belter extreme sports, and Shed's head Adam Swiderski Wed, Dec 30, 2015 3:35pm
  7. 7.0 7.1 Icon-variety-32x32Variety - Syfy Returns to its Roots with ‘The Expanse,’ ‘Childhood’s End’ Laura Prudom, DECEMBER 14, 2015 12:53PM PT
  8. 8.0 8.1 Icon-variety-32x32Variety - ‘Iron Man’ Writers Enter Sci-Fi Mystery TV Project for Alcon, ‘The Expanse’ Jon Weisman SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 09:58AM PT
  9. Space.com - Syfy's 'The Expanse' Explores a Complicated Future on Far-Flung Worlds By Sarah Lewin, October 16, 2015 01:30pm ET
  10. 10.0 10.1 Space.com - Turning a Sci-Fi Series into a TV Epic: Q&A with 'The Expanse' Authors By Sarah Lewin; December 23, 2015 12:00pm ET
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Daniel Abraham - Long-promised news on the TV Show 07.15.14
  12. Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/ExpanseSyfy/status/812332250180255744
  13. Icon-variety-32x32Variety - ‘The Expanse’ Gets Season 2 on Syfy by Whitney Friedlander December 31, 2015 10:30AM PT

See also Edit

External links Edit

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Overview

News Edit

Start a Discussion Discussions about The Expanse (TV)

  • Thomas Jane to star as Miller in TV series

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    • Praying to god they let Miller survive through the TV Show, he was one of the most well written characters in my opinion (albeit I felt the aut...
    • No way Millers lives post eros, his role as the investigator is bigger and better than regular Miller. Hopefully the Investigator isnt scraped ...
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    • Great! Since that's the new official trailer, I'll go ahead and replace the other one.
    • This show looks great! Will defs check it out.

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