The first official trailer for The Expanse is here! It features the crew of the Rocinante (and a small shot of the Roci herself), secondary characters, zero-gravity hair and zero-gravity sex, and a lot of action!
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The OPA leaders have been cast! in the show and will be played by Canadian actress Kristin Hager from Being Human.
Seeing as James S. A. Corey and the casting crew has gone to great lengths to avoid "white-washing" the cast, "white-washing" (in lack of a better term) these two relatively minor characters seems odd. Considering that Avasarala will have a larger role in the show, it's not weird that Errinwright will as well, but surely there are ethnically Nigerian actresses who can fill the small part of Ade? If she will also have a larger role, that's a pretty major deviation from the book. We will have to wait and see.Read more >
We're thrilled that James S. A. Corey , fictional author of The Expanse, has decided to do an ask and tell about the upcoming TV show right here on The Expanse Wiki!
Head on over to the forums and ask away!Read more >
The Rocinante's friendly mechanic has finally been cast. Amos Burton, the star of the novella "The Churn", will be played by Wes Chatham. The 36 year old actor is known from The Hunger Games, The Philly Kid, In the Valley of Elah, W. and The Unit.
Additionally, it has been announced that Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad, Community) will play Captain McDowell of the Canterbury, Jay Hernandez (Nashville, Gang Related) will play Detective Miller's Earth partner at Star Helix Security and Paulo Costanzo will play Medical Technician of the Canterbury and the Knight, Shed Garvey.
Even more exciting is the fact that the TV series has begun shooting in Toronto!
Ty Franck has written a blog post addressing some potential responses to the casting choices, which I re…Read more >
French-Asian actress Florence Faivre will play Julie Mao as a "series regular", which suggests that Miller's hallucination will be more talkative in the TV series (maybe not unlike Number Six in Battlestar Galactica).
Just like the members of the Mao clan are assumed to be, Faivre is French-Asian. She was nominated for Best Actress at the 2004 Bangkok International Film Festival for her lead in the second largest Thai film to date, The Siam Renaissance, and have also starred in The Elephant King. She will presumably also be able to portray Julie's martial arts scenes, as she portrayed French Thai boxing champion Dida Diafat in Chok-dee in 2005. Lately she has had guest roles on TV series such as The Following, How To Make it in America and Alpha…Read more >