The first teaser for the sixth and ultimate season of “The Expanse” premiered at New York Comic Con on Friday (Oct. 8). And, whereas it does not give a lot away, it clearly reveals we are able to count on extra of the identical high-quality sci-fi that we noticed within the final season.
The sixth and ultimate season of “The Expanse” begins with the solar system at warfare, as Marco Inaros (performed by Keon Alexander) and his Free Navy proceed to launch devastating asteroid assaults on Earth and Mars. As the tensions of warfare and shared loss threaten to tug the crew of the Rocinante aside, Chrisjen Avasarala (performed by Shohreh Aghdashloo) makes a daring transfer and sends former Martian Marine Bobbie Draper on a secret mission that might flip the tide of the battle. Meanwhile, within the Belt, Drummer (performed by Cara Gee) and what’s left of her household are on the run after betraying Marco.
And on a distant planet past the Rings, a brand new energy begins to rise.
“We’re broken,” Avasarala says as we see a glimpse of New York, flooded and on hearth. “Trying desperately to keep ourselves going by pretending we’re not. We must remember the lives we have lost. The pain we’ve suffered … because with every new attack Inaros’ power grows.”
This is the final season that Amazon goes to supply. It brings the viewers updated with the occasions in guide 6, “Babylon’s Ashes” by James S. A. Corey, the joint pen identify of authors Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck. The ultimate guide within the sequence, the ninth novel, “Leviathan Falls” is due out in November of this yr. In the sequence, there’s a 28-year hole between the occasions of “Babylon’s Ashes” and guide 7, “Persepolis Rising,” so this looks like a pure break.
Whether one other studio picks up the present to proceed the story with the seventh guide stays to be seen.
Season 6, which is able to encompass six episodes of unknown size, is about to premiere on Friday, Dec. 10 on Amazon Prime TV. Only the primary episode might be out there on this date and new installments will drop weekly till Jan. 24, 2022. This implies that on the finish of December/starting of January, we can have weeks jam-packed with sci-fi with “The Book of Boba Fett” on Wednesdays, “Star Trek: Discovery” on Thursdays and “The Expanse” on Fridays. It is really going to be an awesome vacation season for sci-fi followers.
The trailer was proven as a part of a pre-corded digital panel at New York Comic Con, which will be watched here. Joining Dominique Tipper (who performs Naomi Nagata) and a pair of actually magnificent earrings, was Steven Strait (who performs Jim Holden), Wes Chatham (who performs Amos Burton), Shohreh Aghdashloo (who performs Chrisjen Avasarala), Nadine Nicole (who performs Clarissa Mao), Cara Gee ( who performs Drummer), showrunner Naren Shankar and each writers and govt producers Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham.
Along with some witty banter between the solid and crew, the panel additionally features a visible recap of the primary 5 seasons. It’s arduous to assist getting somewhat emotional as they discuss working intently collectively for the final seven years.
When requested about whether or not this season feels totally different as a result of it is solely six episodes lengthy, Shankar stated that “six episodes to do this much material is difficult … but what I think it does give you is intensity. Every episode feels as intense as it could possibly be.”
There is one other “Expanse” panel at this yr’s New York Comic Con on Saturday, Oct. 9 with Wes Chatham and Steven Strait reside on stage at 2:30 p.m. EDT (1815 GMT) on the Main Stage 1D Hall, Javits Center.