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The Expanse 

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A police detective in the asteroid belt, the first officer of an interplanetary ice freighter and an earth-bound United Nations executive slowly discover a vast conspiracy that threatens the Earth's rebellious colony on the asteroid belt.

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Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby
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Series cast summary:
Steven Strait ...  Jim Holden / ... 45 episodes, 2015-2019
Cas Anvar ...  Alex Kamal 45 episodes, 2015-2019
Dominique Tipper ...  Naomi Nagata 45 episodes, 2015-2019
Wes Chatham ...  Amos Burton 45 episodes, 2015-2019
Shohreh Aghdashloo ...  Chrisjen Avasarala 36 episodes, 2015-2018
Thomas Jane ...  Joe Miller / ... 27 episodes, 2015-2019
Shawn Doyle ...  Sadavir Errinwright 27 episodes, 2015-2018
Frankie Adams ...  Roberta 'Bobbie' W. Draper 26 episodes, 2017-2018
Florence Faivre ...  Julie Mao 24 episodes, 2015-2018
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Two hundred years in the future, in a fully colonized solar system, police detective Josephus Miller (Thomas Jane), who was born in the asteroid belt, is given the assignment to find a missing young woman; Julie Mao (Florence Faivre). Meanwhile, James Holden (Steven Strait), the first officer of an ice freighter, is witness to an unprovoked attack upon the ship, by craft believed to be from Mars (MCRN Federation). As news of the attack spreads throughout the system, the incident's flow-on threatens to destabilize already tenuous relations between Earth, Mars and The Belt. Far away from the struggles in deep space, on Earth, Chrisjen Avasarala (Shohreh Aghdashloo), a powerful United Nations executive and diplomat, works to prevent war between Earth and Mars by any means. Soon, the 3 find out the missing woman and the ice freighter's fate are part of a vast covert conspiracy which threatens all humanity. Written by nano_tech

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English

Release Date:

23 November 2015 (USA) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Chrisjen Avasarala doesn't appear until the second book in the series, but she has been added earlier to be able to portray the politics of the Expanse universe more deeply, as the politics were explained by internal monologue in the book. See more »

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In the opening credits they show Jupiter's Great Red Spot. Since the show is 200 years in the future and the Great Red Spot is predicted to disappear in about 20 years it should not exist. See more »

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Best sci-fi in the longest time
16 May 2018 | by prakharoneSee all my reviews

Starts a little slow but builds a whole believable universe. And WHAT a universe it is. Rarely does one come across characters and worlds with so much depth. Cannot recommend this show enough.


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