The Expanse Season 5 Trailer: The Battle For Humanity Has Begun

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The Expanse Season 5 Trailer: The Battle For Humanity Has Begun

The Expanse Season 5 Trailer: The Battle For Humanity Has Begun

Amazon Prime Video has released the official trailer for the upcoming fifth season of their sci-fi series The Expanse, giving us a preview of the impending battle against Marcos Inaros, who is waging war against the Inners for a lifetime of oppression and injustice. The series will be making its return with three new episodes on December 16, followed by new episodes every Wednesdays. Check out the video in the player below!

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The Expanse Season 5 picks 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 Solar System. Amos returns to Earth to confront his past and the legacy of the life he fought to leave behind. Naomi 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 Protomolecule, 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 unrivaled in history.

The series unfolds across a colonized galaxy 200 years in the future, when two strangers become unwittingly swept up in a vast conspiracy. It stars Steven Strait, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham and Frankie Adams. Rosa Gilmore (The Handmaid’s Tale), Keon Alexander (Tyrant), Jess Salgueiro (Mouthpiece) and Burn Gorman (Pacific Rim) had joined the cast last season.

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The Expanse is based on the New York Times bestselling book series by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck (under the pen name James S. A. Corey) and is co-created and written by Academy Award nominees Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby (Children of Men). Fergus and Ostby are also executive producing alongside showrunner Naren Shankar (Almost Human, Grimm).

Recommended Reading: The Expanse Book Series