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Defiance: Season 2: Episode 2 -- Irisa and Nolan return to Defiance, Stahma plots against Datak and Pottinger has a new trick up his sleeve.
Defiance: Season 2: Episode 1 -- Nolan travels to what was once Los Angeles in search of Irisa, Datak’s criminal empire has a surprising new head and Pottinger, the new Mayor of Defiance, starts causing trouble.
Defiance -- Except Lady Tarr’s brand is poisoned.
Defiance -- Left with no other options, Pottinger sends his beloved Churchill to battle the Gulanee.
Defiance -- Catch a sneak peek of the next episode of Defiance, Thursdays at 8/7c.

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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
15 April 2013 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
New Earth. New Rules.
Plot:
In the year 2046, it's a new Earth - with new rules. Over thirty years after various alien races arrived on Earth... See more »
Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Cautiously hopeful but less than I had expected See more (116 total) »

Cast

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Grant Bowler ... Chief Lawkeeper Joshua Nolan / ... (26 episodes, 2013-2014)

Stephanie Leonidas ... Irisa / ... (26 episodes, 2013-2014)

Graham Greene ... Rafe McCawley (26 episodes, 2013-2014)

Dewshane Williams ... Tommy LaSalle / ... (26 episodes, 2013-2014)

Julie Benz ... Mayor Amanda Rosewater / ... (20 episodes, 2013-2014)

Tony Curran ... Datak Tarr (20 episodes, 2013-2014)

Nicole Muñoz ... Christie McCawley / ... (20 episodes, 2013-2014)

Jaime Murray ... Stahma Tarr (18 episodes, 2013-2014)

Jessica Nichols ... Bertie / ... (17 episodes, 2013-2014)

Jesse Rath ... Alak Tarr (16 episodes, 2013-2014)

Trenna Keating ... Doc Yewll (16 episodes, 2013-2014)

Justin Rain ... Quentin McCawley (14 episodes, 2013-2014)

Mia Kirshner ... Kenya Rosewater (13 episodes, 2013)
Kevin Shand ... Raiga / ... (13 episodes, 2013-2014)

Noah Danby ... Sukar (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
Wayne Curnew ... McCawley Miner #5 (11 episodes, 2013)
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Series Directed by
Michael Nankin (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
Allan Kroeker (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
Andy Wolk (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Omar Madha (2 episodes, 2013)
Scott Stewart (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Writing credits
Kevin Murphy (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Rockne S. O'Bannon (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Michael Taylor (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Clark Perry (13 episodes, 2013)
Todd Slavkin (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Darren Swimmer (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Anupam Nigam (2 episodes, 2013)

Series Produced by
Brian A. Alexander .... associate producer (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Ryan Greig .... associate producer (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Michael Nankin .... co-executive producer / supervising producer / ... (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Todd Slavkin .... executive producer / consulting producer (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Darren Swimmer .... executive producer / consulting producer (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kevin Murphy .... executive producer (16 episodes, 2013-2014)
Michael Freeman .... associate producer (13 episodes, 2014)
Amanda Alpert Muscat .... associate producer (12 episodes, 2013)
Anupam Nigam .... producer (12 episodes, 2013)
Rockne S. O'Bannon .... executive producer (12 episodes, 2013)
Michael Taylor .... executive producer (12 episodes, 2013)
Clara George .... producer (11 episodes, 2013)
John Paul Bullock III .... associate producer (8 episodes, 2013)
Mike Gibson .... co-producer (6 episodes, 2013)
Paul M. Leonard .... producer (4 episodes, 2013)
Bradley Thompson .... co-executive producer / consulting producer (2 episodes, 2013)
David Weddle .... co-executive producer / consulting producer (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Original Music by
Bear McCreary (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
 
Series Cinematography by
Thomas Burstyn (11 episodes, 2013)
Attila Szalay (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Film Editing by
Andrew Seklir (5 episodes, 2013)
Stephen Mark (4 episodes, 2013)
John Ganem (4 episodes, 2014)
Patrick McMahon (3 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Casting by
Jon Comerford (13 episodes, 2013)
Lisa Parasyn (11 episodes, 2013)
Libby Goldstein (2 episodes, 2013)
Junie Lowry-Johnson (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Production Design by
Stephen Geaghan (12 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Art Direction by
Susan Parker (12 episodes, 2013)
Dennis Davenport (6 episodes, 2013)
James H. Dargie (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Christina Kuhnigk (12 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Costume Design by
Simonetta Mariano (4 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Makeup Department
Kelly Kavanagh .... background makeup supervisor (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Allan Cooke .... prosthetic makeup artist / prosthetics makeup supervisor / ... (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Paul Jones .... prosthetic makeup designer and supervisor / prosthetics designer / ... (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Shane Zander .... prosthetic makeup effects artist / prosthetics makeup supervisor (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Faye Crasto .... makeup artist / makeup artist: daily / ... (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
Colin Penman .... makeup department head (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kevin Carter .... special effects contact lenses (12 episodes, 2013)
Stephen Polito .... prosthetic lab technician (12 episodes, 2013)
Graham Chivers .... prosthetic makeup artist (11 episodes, 2013)
Ryan Reed .... hair department head (11 episodes, 2013)
Michael J. Walsh .... prosthetic lab technician (11 episodes, 2013)
Vivian Orgill .... prosthetic lab technician / assistant prosthetic makeup artist (8 episodes, 2013)
Zane Knisely .... special makeup effects artist (6 episodes, 2013)
Nicola Bendrey .... makeup effects lab technician (4 episodes, 2013)
Trason Fernandes .... assistant makeup artist (4 episodes, 2013)
Tara Topp .... prosthetic lab technician (4 episodes, 2013)
Olga Kirnos .... daily makeup artist (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Devon Ellis .... makeup effects lab technician (2 episodes, 2013)
Mark Wotton .... makeup effects lab technician (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Production Management
Michael Freeman .... post-production supervisor (12 episodes, 2013)
Shauna Jamison .... unit production manager (4 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Daniela Barbosa .... second assistant director / additional first assistant director (6 episodes, 2013)
Kim MacLachlan .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 2013)
David Forsyth .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 2014)
Fatima Palhetas .... third assistant director (5 episodes, 2013)
Yari Azzopardi .... third assistant director (2 episodes, 2013)
Dustin Lapointe .... daily assistant director (2 episodes, 2013)
Stuart T. Maschwitz .... second unit director (2 episodes, 2013)
Kira McCord .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2013)
David McLeod .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Art Department
Mike Edmund .... art department coordinator / art apprentice (13 episodes, 2013)
Bill Vance .... construction coordinator (12 episodes, 2013)
Deborah Vance .... construction accountant (12 episodes, 2013)
David Joseph .... assistant set decorator (11 episodes, 2013)
Charles McGlynn .... property master (6 episodes, 2013)
Andra Fay Butler .... first assistant art director (4 episodes, 2013)
Frank Hong .... illustrator (4 episodes, 2013)
J. Ryan Halpenny .... assistant art director (3 episodes, 2013)
Jonathon Stanton .... assistant property master (3 episodes, 2013)
Ann Featherstone .... art apprentice (2 episodes, 2013)
Matthew Alan Taylor .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Sound Department
Brian Straub .... foley artist (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Joe DeAngelis .... sound re-recording mixer (23 episodes, 2013-2014)
Richard Partlow .... foley artist (23 episodes, 2013-2014)
Daniel Colman .... supervising sound editor/sound designer (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jack Levy .... supervising sound editor (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Miriam Cole .... assistant sound editor / loop group editor (12 episodes, 2013)
Stefani Feldman .... dialogue editor (12 episodes, 2013)
John Milo Train .... sound recordist (12 episodes, 2013)
Kelly Wright .... sound recordist (12 episodes, 2013)
Ken Kobett .... sound re-recording mixer (6 episodes, 2013)
Matthew Manselle .... foley mixer / foley editor (6 episodes, 2013)
Jeff K. Brunello .... sound designer (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Tara Blume .... foley artist (2 episodes, 2013)
James Hyde .... adr mixer (2 episodes, 2013)
Kelly Vockel .... adr mixer (2 episodes)

Judah Getz .... adr mixer (unknown episodes, 2012)
 
Series Special Effects by
Marcus Rait .... special effects coordinator (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Laird McMurray .... special effects supervisor (3 episodes, 2013)
Mark Collins .... special effects technician (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Manuel Choi .... render coordinator (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jesse Siglow .... digital compositor / visual effects compositor (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jeremy Lang .... head of technology (15 episodes, 2013-2014)
Eric Acsell .... visual effects compositor (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Matt Boardman .... render assistant (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Douglas E. Graves .... digital modeler (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Sean M. Jackson .... cg artist / CG artist (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Derek Ledbetter .... visual effects compositor (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
David R. Morton .... cg artist / CG artist (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Neal Sopata .... cg artist / CG artist (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kyle Toucher .... cg artist / CG artist (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Arthur Vail III .... visual effects compositor (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Doug Drexler .... CG supervisor / cg supervisor (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
Tucker Marolf .... visual effects assistant editor (13 episodes, 2013)
Shane Hoffman .... assistant visual effects coordinator (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
David Takemura .... visual effects coordinator / senior visual effects coordinator (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
Mike Spring .... visual effects compositor (12 episodes, 2013)
Gary Hutzel .... visual effects supervisor (10 episodes, 2013-2014)
Sam Winkler .... visual effects artist (9 episodes, 2013)
Matthew Swiderski .... visual effects coordinator (6 episodes, 2013)
Heather McAuliff .... visual effects compositor (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jesse Toves .... visual effects compositor (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Patrick Koloziejski .... visual effects assistant (3 episodes, 2013)
Adam Matis .... digital compositor (3 episodes)
Mark Intravartolo .... flame artist (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Stunts
Shelley Cook .... stunt coordinator (12 episodes, 2013)
Sharon Canovas .... stunt double: Jessica Nichols / stunt double: Kristina Pesic / ... (6 episodes, 2014)
Bernadette Couture .... stunt performer / stunt double: Jaime Murray / ... (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Blair Johannes .... stunt performer / stunt safety (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Shara Kim .... stunt double: Irisa (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
Nick Alachiotis .... stunt performer (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jen Georgopoulos .... stunt double: Trenna Keating (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Aj Risi .... stunt double: Amanda/E-Rep Elite / stunt double: Keller / ... (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jeanette Roxborough .... stunts (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Joseph Racki .... stunts (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Peter Yan .... stunt double: Nizar / stunt double: Tommy (2 episodes, 2013)
Derek Barnes .... stunt double: Sgt. Poole / stunt performer (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Christopher Harvey .... key riggig grip (13 episodes, 2014)
Adam McDonald .... key grip (12 episodes, 2013)
Derek Hutcheon .... second assistant camera (11 episodes, 2013)
Mikhail Ramtahal .... grip (11 episodes, 2013)
Paul Vilchur .... second assistant camera (11 episodes, 2013)
Robert McRae .... gaffer (10 episodes, 2013)
Robert Stecko .... "b" camera operator (8 episodes, 2014)
Richard Berube .... lighting technician (6 episodes, 2014)
Marvin Midwicki .... b camera operator (5 episodes, 2013)
Jeff Packer .... first assistant b camera (5 episodes, 2013)
Kerry Smart .... first assistant a camera (5 episodes, 2013)
Daniel Sauvé .... a camera operator / steadicam operator (4 episodes, 2013)
Christopher Chung .... first assistant camera (3 episodes, 2013)
Jeffrey Cassidy .... video assist (2 episodes, 2013)
Ira Cohen .... gaffer (2 episodes, 2013)
John Vrakking .... assistant key grip (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Casting Department
Michael T. Burgess .... extras casting assistant (22 episodes, 2013-2014)
Monica Kelly .... casting associate (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Tom Rees .... casting assistant (13 episodes, 2014)
Vaishni Majoomdar .... casting assistant (6 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jonathon Girard .... key textile artist (13 episodes, 2013)
Urs Dierker .... textile artist (12 episodes, 2013)
Ritta Koleva .... costume cutter (11 episodes, 2013)
Bonnie McCabe .... textile artist (11 episodes, 2013)
Peter Stuckless .... costume builder (10 episodes, 2013)
Erika Larner .... costume supervisor (10 episodes, 2014)
Robyn Rosenberg .... costume set supervisor (8 episodes, 2013)
Madeline Brian .... textile artist (6 episodes, 2013)
Roland Heizinger .... chief wardrobe cutter/tailor / costume cutter/ tailor (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kimberly Memory Stanley .... costume supervisor (4 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Editorial Department
Brett Roach .... post-production coordinator (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Mary Albrecht .... post-production assistant (13 episodes, 2013)
Kenny Wong .... dailies technician (13 episodes, 2014)
Jesse Korosi .... dailies producer (12 episodes, 2013)
Leo de Wolff .... dailies supervisor (11 episodes, 2013)
James Spurling .... dailies technician (9 episodes, 2013)
Cynthia Ludwig .... assistant editor (8 episodes, 2013)
Lissette Rodriguez .... assistant editor (5 episodes, 2013)
Gordon Antell .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2013)
Laurence Gibbs .... colorist (3 episodes, 2013)
Ron South .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Music Department
Steve Kaplan .... scoring engineer (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Peter Rotter .... music contractor (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Bear McCreary .... composer: theme music (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Edward Trybek .... orchestrator / musician: ethnic strings / ... (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jessica Rae Huber .... scoring manager / scoring assistant / ... (24 episodes, 2013-2014)
Henri Wilkinson .... orchestrator (23 episodes, 2013-2014)
Oliver Hild .... music supervisor (13 episodes, 2013)
Gavin Keese .... composer: additional music (13 episodes, 2014)
Jonathan Ortega .... composer: additional music (12 episodes, 2013)
Laurence Schwarz .... additional score engineer (12 episodes, 2013)
Michael Baber .... music editor (3 episodes, 2013)
Ayana Haviv .... singer: soloist (3 episodes, 2014)
Olivia Blissett .... scoring coordinator (2 episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Robert White .... transportation coordinator (6 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Other crew
Shaun Coughlin .... 2nd asst accountant / second assistant accountant (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kelly Robertson-Reinhart .... executive producer's assistant / producer & director assistant (24 episodes, 2013-2014)
David J. Peterson .... alien language and culture consultant (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
Charles Taylor .... armorer (13 episodes, 2013)
Kara Czestochowski .... production assistant (13 episodes, 2014)
Billy Ray Fong .... production secretary (13 episodes, 2014)
Aisha Porter-Christie .... writers assistant (13 episodes, 2014)
Kevin R. Grazier .... technical consultant (12 episodes, 2013)
Stephanie Massarella .... trainee assistant accountant (12 episodes, 2013)
Clark Perry .... staff writer (12 episodes, 2013)
Brad Gratkowski .... location manager (11 episodes, 2013)
Jenna Hamilton .... set production assistant (11 episodes, 2013)
Thomas Pepper .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2013)
Karla Trujillo Villon .... assistant production coordinator (10 episodes, 2013)
Focused on Food .... craft service (9 episodes, 2013)
Michael Campbell .... assistant location manager (4 episodes, 2013)
Cynthia Graves .... production coordinator (4 episodes, 2013)
John Gaskin .... production accountant (3 episodes, 2013)
Joanne T. Harwood .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 2013)
Chris Parker .... chief technology officer (3 episodes, 2013)
Graham Robertson .... armorer (3 episodes, 2013)
Len Carter .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2013)
Wahid Ibn Reza .... directing intern (2 episodes, 2013)
 

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In the series the city of St. Louis is renamed Defiance. There really is a Defiance, Missouri. It is about 40 miles west of St. Louis and is where Daniel Boone settled.See more »
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60 out of 110 people found the following review useful.
Cautiously hopeful but less than I had expected, 15 April 2013
Author: mike-ryan455 from United States

I just saw the pilot episode. I am not sold yet on whether it will crash and burn or it will be decent.

Good points: The "many peoples tossed together" idea has been done before but it's a good one. Almost anything is possible.

It's got Rockne S. O'Bannon who was one of the creators of Farscape as a "developer." This is hopeful.

I like the alien wife.

Bad points: The special effects were on a par with SyFy channel TV movies. That's pretty low. If it's a show that depends on crashing and action, they're going to have to up the budget.

I'm not sure on the Romeo and Juliet angle on the two alien kids. That can turn boring really fast.

Could it all gel into something really good? Yes. But I don't see it yet.

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