The Expanse is Amazon Primes’s widely popular Science fiction drama. Based on James S. A. Corey’s novel of the same name. Syfy canceled the show after 3 seasons and Amazon revived it. The show gathered many critical acclaims for its visuals, character development, and political narrative. With a very anti-climactic ending of the fourth season, fans have been eagerly waiting for the release of the fifth season. Keep on reading to find everything there is to know about the show.
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WIll The Expanse be back for Season 5?
The fourth season ended on a cliffhanger leaving the fans eager and waiting for the next season. After the very anti-climactic finale of Season 4, the show is sure to make a comeback. Amazon renewed the series for a fifth season, even before the fourth season aired. The show even started the shooting in 2019. But due to the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19, all the production has halted.
As for the release date, nothing could be said for sure, as no official announcement is made by the makers. There are speculation that the show might premiere in the late 2020 or early 2021. Still, nothing could be said certainly, till there is an official statement by the makers.
The Expanse season 5: Plot
The science-fiction drama revolves around a team of people responsible for the colonization of the planets. They must overcome disasters and calamities for the survival of the Planet and Humankind. The show is purely based on the wonders of science and all the events take place in the distant future. This season is expected to pick up where the last season ended.
The story will have the Solar System, with the force once held by Earth and Mars at long last separating as more individuals leave for the Ring Gates. This time we will delve more into the backstory of the characters. Sources state that this season will derive its plot from James S. A. Corey’s books, Nemesis Games chronicles. It is expected that in this season Naomi’s past will return to haunt her, Amos will go back to Earth and Alex will visit his wife on Mars. Season 5 will spin around the Nemesis Games arrangement that follows Cibola Burn.
This season will surely be thrilling and adventurous with just the right amount of Mystery, just like the previous seasons. We hope that the show will stand up to everyone’s expectations and keep the viewers on the edge of their seats.
The Expanse Season 5: Cast
The original and widely loved star cast of the show will be back.
- Dominique Tipper as Naomi Nagata
- Cas Anvar as Alex Kamal
- Wes Chatham as Amos Burton
- Shohreh Aghdashloo as Chrisjen Avasarala
- Jasai Chase Owens as Filip Inaros
- Nadine Nicole as Clarissa Melpomene Mao (alias Melba Alzbeta Koh)
Apart from these, the show contains a huge banner of stars. The characters are strategically introduced throughout the seasons and they play their part very well. Any new addition to the cast is still kept a secret. Major alterations of the cast are still not revealed but we will surely get to see our favorites back for another round in the fifth season.
Stay tuned to read any further news about The Expanse Season 5.