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FINAL SEASON: Amazon’s THE EXPANSE Renewed For Sixth & Final Season of Production in Toronto This Winter

The Expanse

Amazon has renewed The Expanse for a sixth and final season.

Production starts next year in Toronto.

Target filming dates: January 20th to April 26th, 2021.

The Expanse is set in the future where humanity has colonized the solar system and the people of Earth, Mars and the Asteroid Belt have long been in opposition with one another. When the crew of the Rocinante uncovers an ancient alien technology, a vast conspiracy begins to emerge, one that will bring the solar system to the brink of war. 

Season 5, based on Nemesis Games, sees the emergence of Belter Marco Inaros as a major threat and the main crew splitting up.

Cast: Steven Strait as James Holden, Dominque Tipper as Naomi Nagata, Wes Chathem as Amos Burton, Frankie Adams as Bobbie Draper, Cara Gee as Camina Drummer , Shohreh Aghdashloo as Cbrisjen Avasarala, Keon Alexander as Marcos Inaros, Jasai Chase Owens as Filip Inaros and Nadine Nicole. as Claire Mao.

Cas Anvar will not return as Martian pilot Alex Kamal.

Showrunner: Naren Shankar.

Producers: Andrew Kosove, Broderick Johnson, Laura Lancaster, Sharon Hall,  Sean Daniel, Jason Brown, Daniel Abraham, Ty Franck, Dan Nowak, Kevin Hamburger

From the moment we committed to bringing this show to life up until this final season, we have worked tirelessly to honor the vision of the writers. We have prided ourselves on having one of the most diverse casts on television and giving a platform to stories that matter. A special thanks to Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, the writers of both the books and series, and to Naren Shankar, the series showrunner and Executive Producer. It continues to be an honor and privilege to work with this team. We also would like to thank Amazon for their continuing support to help us tell this story in its fullest and to bring The Expanse to a global audience. – EPs Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson statement.

Adapted from James S.A. Corey (otherwise known as Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck)’s novels, The Expanse aired for three seasons on Syfy but was cancelled in 2018.

A legion of fans launched a campaign to save the show.

And Amazon picked it up for season 4.

Season 5 launches December 16th on Amazon Prime Video with three episodes and then one a week through February 3rd.

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