INTRODUCTION The slow burn of The Expanse season 4, built a massive payoff in the mind of subscribers. The New York Comic panel celebrating the series on October 8, finally knew what to expect from the upcoming episodes and when to expect for the views.

It is going to bring a big change for season 5, being sci-fi drama with its own dramatic storyline. This will make a big change when the season 5 will be schedule on Amazon Prime later on this year. Successful leftover footprints of subversive superheroes comedy The Boys, The Expanse will no longer be dropping its entire 10 episodes in one fell swoop.

CASTING

The led actors will be reprising their roles for the latest outing which is meaning to be returning of Wes Chatham as Amos Burton.

Joining him will be Dominique Tipper as Naomi Nagata, Frankie Adams as Bobbie Draper and Cas Anvar as Alex Kamal. Further cast members including Steven Strait as James Holden, Cara Gee as Camina Drummer and Shohreh Aghdashloo as Chriajen Avasarala.

There are likely to be more new casting members as the story board including Keon Alexandar as antagonist Marco Inaras and Jasai Chase Ownes as Filip Inaros.

PLOTTING

Amos (Wes Chatham) returns to Earth to confront his past and the legacy of the life he fought to leave behind. Naomi thereafter reaches out to her estranged son in a desperate bid to save him from his father’s toxic influence. Bobbie and Alex confront the collapse of Mars as they chase a shadowy cabal with ties to terrorists and criminals. Holden wrestles with the consequences of his own past with the use of unique protocols, the aliens who built it, and the mystery of what killed them. Drummer, with a new crew, fights to escape who and what she used to be. And Avasarala, refusing to be relegated to the sidelines, fights to prevent a terrorist attack in history.

Series of The Expanse season 5 picked up as multitudes of humans leave the solar system in search of new homes and vast fortunes on the earth-like worlds beyond the alien Ring, and a heavy price for centuries of exploitation of the Belt finally comes due and a reckoning is at hand. For the crew of the Rocinante and the leaders of the Inner Planets and the Belt, the past and present converge, bringing forth personal challenges that have wide-reaching repercussions throughout the univrese.

RELEASED DATE

The first three episodes of Season 5 will be premiered on 16th December  2021, with the continuation of new episodes available each Wednesday following, culminating in the season finale on February 3, 2021.