Based on the book series by James S. A. Corey, the sci-fi drama takes place 200 years in the future when Earth has colonized Mars. The cast includes Thomas Jane, Steven Strait, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham, Florence Faivre, Paulo Constanzo, and Chad L. Coleman.
Now, season two of The Expanse will debut on February 1st. Additionally, you can catch a behind-the-scenes special, The Expanse: Expanded, on December 28th at 11 p.m. ET/PT.
NEW YORK, NY – December 16, 2016 – Ahead of its second season premiere, Syfy is taking a deep dive into the world of THE EXPANSE, the series that’s been called “the best science fiction show in a decade” by NPR. An original half-hour special titled THE EXPANSE: EXPANDED and an immersive 360-degree set tour — both hosted by Adam Savage, editor in chief of Tested.com and former co-host of “MythBusters” – is now online at Syfy.com. The special will also air on Syfy on Wednesday, December 28 @ 11/10c.
THE EXPANSE: EXPANDED features exclusive interviews with the series’ cast, crew and creators, who share behind-the-scenes secrets and never-before-seen content from the acclaimed first season – lifting the curtain and revealing what it takes to build the mesmerizing worlds of Earth, Mars and the Asteroid Belt. Joining them are scientists, astronauts, journalists and loyal viewers, who explain why THE EXPANSE is one of the most realistic and compelling visions of the future seen on television today. Additionally, when THE EXPANSE: EXPANDED makes its broadcast debut on January 28, it will feature an exclusive sneak peek from the series’ highly anticipated second season.
“I’m a superfan of THE EXPANSE, so I was very excited to spend time on set to see how the show is made and to talk to the people responsible for creating its immersive world: the costumes, the props, the sets, the special effects,” says Savage. “The series’ attention to detail is just extraordinary. I can’t wait to share with viewers everything I learned.”
Additionally, a full 360-degree tour of the set — led by Savage and producer and “The Expanse” book series co-author Daniel Abraham — will allow fans to virtually experience the rich world of the series. Debuting in tandem with the special today on Syfy.com, the tour includes the spectacular multi-level Rocinante ship and its accompanying stages.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of The Expanse? Are you excited for the new season?