Amazon Prime Video has finally revealed the first look of the most anticipated Season 6 of The Expanse. The makers have also confirmed a premiere date for when the show’s final season is slated to be released.
The announcement came as part of the series’ virtual panel at New York Comic-Con, where the cast and executive producers confirmed that the episode of Season 6 will premiere on December 10. However, the expanse will consist of a total of 6 episodes with a new episode premiering each Friday weekly before concluding on January 14, 2022.
For unversed, the expanse is set in a galaxy. According to Collider, the system in the series is divided between the governments of Earth, Mars, and the Asteroid Belt. But a greater conspiracy looms, and a strange alien technology could very well change the balance of power in the universe. The crew of a ship known as the Rocinante, led by James Holden (Steven Strait) finds themselves thrust into this conflict, and must work to help save humanity before war threatens to push the situation past the point of no return. Meanwhile, the power of the political extremist Marco Inaros is only growing, and the trailer reveals that this final fight is going to be the show’s most epic one yet.
The Expanse is an adaption of a book of the same name written by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck. The series is co-penned by James S. A. Corey. However, the expanse series is produced by Naren Shankar, Daniel Abraham, and Ty Franck. They recently revealed that the final season is going to go out in a particularly big way.
In addition to Strait, the expanse season 6, star cast includes Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cara Gee, Frankie Adams, Keon Alexander, Nadine Nicole, and Jasai Chase Owens. The show the expanse was developed and scripted by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, with executive producers including Shankar. However, Abraham, Franck, Andrew Kosove, Broderick Johnson, Laura Lancaster, Sharon Hall, Sean Daniel, Jason Brown, Dan Nowak, and Ben Roberts also served as executive producers. The Expanse is produced by Alcon Television Group.
The Expanse season 6 will premiere its first episode on December 10, with new episodes airing weekly each Friday until the series finale on January 14, 2022.
Catch the teaser trailer of the expanse season 6 below: