Buckle up, Belters. Syfy has just announced the start date for the second season of The Expanse! Check out the sweet new trailer below.
If you’re in the UK, it’s starting to get cold outside and dark at an unreasonable hour. Luckily, now that The Expanse is on Netflix, there is no reason to venture outside and every reason to stay in and watch all ten episodes of season one this weekend.
Starring Thomas Jane, Steven Strait, Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham, Florence Faivre, Jonathan Banks, Paulo Costanzo and Jay Hernandez, the drama has been hailed as ‘the most ambitious series in SyFy history’.
Syfy has already renewed the series for a second season, which is set to premiere in the US in 2017 and via Netflix in the UK shortly after.
In more exciting James S. A. Corey news, the new novel Babylon’s Ashes is available to pre-order now ahead of its December release in hardback and ebook. Watch The Expanse now.
US viewers will be able to watch the first season this December via Amazon Prime!
Couldn’t make it to NYCC last week? Don’t worry. We brought it home to you.
- Actors Steven Strait, Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar and Wes Chatham, EP Mark Fergus and authors Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck took some time out to talk about The Expanse, adapting the books, and dropped some hints about season 2 with Ars Technica.
- Expanse fans turned out in cosplay last weekend, which was great to see!
- Orbit hosted Bobbie Draper at their booth and made everyone feel short.
- The Geekiary interviewed James S. A. Corey, Steven Strait, Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar and Wes Chatham, and Mark Fergus about the production process and upcoming season.
- Blastr covered Saturday’s panel featuring ‘The Expanse’.
- And finally, the announcement that Netflix has acquired the global distribution rights to ‘The Expanse’ except in the US, Canada, and New Zealand .
If you were following the news out of NYCC last week, you may have already heard the big news: Netflix has acquired the global streaming rights to ‘The Expanse.’ Beginning on November 3rd fans will be able to stream the first season except the USA, Canada, and New Zealand.
US viewers will be able to stream via Amazon Prime in December.
More info to come on availability in Canada, and New Zealand.
Flip and burn on whatever you are doing and go to SyFy right now to watch the first four episodes!
There’s only five days remaining until the digital launch of the series! In the meantime, explore the world of The Expanse by visiting the websites below.
If you are looking for a place to chat with other fans of the series about the upcoming television show, check out the great discussions happening at /r/TheExpanse on Reddit and The Expanse Wiki at Wikia.
For those in the Santa Fe area on Dec. 3rd, there will be a special book signing and screening of the first two episodes of The Expanse at the Jean Cocteau Cinema. The action starts at 4PM. Details here.
Curious about the process of adapting a book series for television? Book Riot has an exclusive video from Syfy detailing the process. With a ton of interviews and new footage from the show, it’s a great feature that will get you pumped for The Expanse and thinking about squeezing in a reread of the books before the premiere.
But you’ll want to start rereading Leviathan Wakes today, as the big day will be here before you know it. Seriously, it’s right around the corner! Starting on November 23rd you’ll be able to watch the first episode via Syfy On Demand, Syfy.com, the Syfy Now App, Hulu, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu, iTunes, Playstation, Xbox, Facebook and YouTube in advance of the cable premiere.
In case you missed some of the previous backstage videos, you can watch them all at Syfy.com. We really recommend checking out “Worlds of the Future.” It’s got some great footage from the sets you’ll see in the show.
New York Comic Con starts today and if you’re attending, you’ve got to check out the Expanse panel. Syfy will be screening the first episode with a Q&A to follow.
The screening starts at 4:00 PM in the Pepsi Perfect Theater (Room 1A06).
Orbit is also offering a show special on the first two Expanse books. Purchase Leviathan Wakes and you’ll receive Caliban’s War for free, while supplies last. So if your old copies are getting worn from all those rereads we’re sure you do, this is a great opportunity to replace them. It’s also a good time to get your friends hooked on the series and maybe get a little holiday shopping out of the way early? Orbit’s booth is located at #2218. It’s listed as Hachette Book Group in the guide in case you get lost.