The expansion will end on Amazon Prime Video in the sixth and final season. Amazon Studios has renewed Season 6 for Season 6, which is the third week of “The Expanse” (Season 5) released on Prime Video worldwide. However, after investigating several allegations of sexual misconduct against him earlier this year, there will be no actor Cas Anvar in Season 6 of “A Space Odyssey” (who plays Mars pilot Alex. Kalmar). Others, including The Expanse artist Naren Shankar, will participate in the final season.
“From our commitment to bringing the show to life until the final season, we have worked tirelessly to respect the vision of the writers,” said Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson, executive producer of The Expanse and co-CEO and co-founder of Alcon Television Group. Said in the prepared statement. “We are proud to have the most diverse cast on TV and provide a platform for important stories.
“Special thanks to Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck [they use the combined pen name James S.A. Corey], Is not only the author of books and series, but also Naren Shankar, the host and executive producer of the series. It is still an honor and honor to work with this team. We also want to thank Amazon for its continued support to help us tell this story completely and bring The Expanse to a global audience. “
Shankar added: “The dedication and artistry of everyone who brought The Expanse to the screen is incredible. Our fans are great, and we can’t wait to get into Season 6.”
Vernon Sanders, co-leader of TV for Amazon Pictures, said: “We want to thank Naren, Andrew, Broderick, everyone from Alcon and all the actors and work of “The Expanse”. People, thank them for their hard work and love for these shows. Past seasons. We are very happy to be able to provide the passionate and passionate fans of The Expanse with the satisfactory conclusion of the series they deserve. We know they will Love the development of seasons 5 and 6.”
Interestingly, considering that the series is a book adapted to a large extent in each season, every participant described “Season 6” as a “conclusion.” There are 9 books in The Expanse series, the last one will be published in 2021. It is not clear how The Expanse Season 6 plans to address the remaining material, although the author of the book has been teasing the future on Twitter, but did not give any suggestions. details.
“You guys, a TV show for six consecutive seasons is a magical unicorn,” Corey write. “At the time we were talking about 1% of 1%. I’m glad we made it so far. This does not mean that #TheExpanse ceases to exist. You never know what will happen next.”
Responding to fans’ concerns about this being the “second cancellation”-after season 3, Expanse was cancelled by the original broadcaster Syfy and then taken away by Amazon-Corey. Said: “I feel you, but many assumptions about IP are summarized in this tweet. I will say wait.”
Season 5 of Expanse will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on December 16, the first three episodes, and then one episode a week until February 3, 2021. Amazon takes the same approach as Boys Season 2 earlier this year.
The deadline report stated that production for the sixth season is expected to start on January 20, 2021, although COVID-19 may change this situation.