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Everything You Need To Know About The Expanse Season 5!


David Mudd

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Expanse Season 5 hass been in recent talks after about one year of its release. Do you also wonder why? Don’t worry because this is what this article is intended to do. Yes, we have gathered everything that you need to know about the Expanse Season 5. Just keep reading this article till the end and we will definitely not disappoint you. Also we have a small reveal at the end which you would not like to miss! 

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About Expanse Season 5?

Expanse Season 5 is a television series that features a mysterious science-fiction drama which is set in the 24th Century. The first season of the series premiered on the 14th of December, 2015 and then it never stopped. The series also received a lot of love from the audience which was one of the reasons that even the makers also could not stop but renew the series for different seasons. 

Expanse Season 5 is based on the novel series of the same name which is written by James S. A. Corey. Set in the future where humankind colonizes the solar system, this particular series is developed by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby. The season 5 of Expanse has a total of ten episodes with an approximate running time of fifty-five minutes. 

Filming for the Expanse Season 5 began on the 23rd of September, 2019 and concluded on the 21st of February, 2020. This particular season has also received a lot of critical acclaim. 

Developed By: Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby

Genre: Sci-fi, Mystery, Drama

Producers: Daniel Abraham, Ty Franck

Production Company: Amazon Studios, Hivemind, Alcon Entertainment 

Production Locations: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Composer: Clinton Shorter

Distributor: Legendary Television Distribution

Original Network: Amazon Prime Videos

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When Was Expanse Season 5 Released?

The first three episodes of the Expanse Season 5 made its debut on the 16th of December, 2020. It exclusively premiered on Amazon Prime Videos with ten episodes in count. Following this, the subsequent episodes were released in gaps of one week on every Wednesday, which ended with the premiere of the tenth and final episode for season 5 on the 3rd of February, 2021.

The fifth season of Expanse was renewed by Amazon in the month of July, 2019. It was only from the fourth season that Amazon Prime Videos held the streaming rights of the Expanse franchise. 

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Have You Watched The Expanse Season 5 Trailer?

Now, before we move further with this article, let us take a quick look at the trailer for the Expanse Season 5. Just like us, you too will deeply involve yourself in the Sci-Fi aura! Watch it below: 

What Are The Episode Titles For Expanse Season 5?

As mentioned earlier in this article, Expanse Season 5 was released in a 10-episode format. Here is a list of the episode titles for you:

  • Episode 1: Exodus
  • Episode 2: Churn
  • Episode 3: Mother
  • Episode 4: Gaugamela
  • Episode 5: Down and Out
  • Episode 6: Tribes
  • Episode 7: Oyedeng
  • Episode 8: Hard Vacuum
  • Episode 9: Winnipesaukee
  • Episode 10: Nemesis Games

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Who Were On The Sets of The Expanse Season 5?

With an amazing Sci-Fi story, the Amazon exclusive Expanse Season 5 also features an amazing cast. Here is the list for you: 

Main Cast

  • Wes Chatham stars as Amos Burton.
  • Dominique Tipper stars as Naomi Nagata.
  • Steven Strait stars as Jim Holden.
  • Shohreh Aghdashloo stars as Chrisjen Avasarala.
  • Cas Anvar stars as Alex Kamal.
  • Frankie Adams stars as Roberta ‘Bobbie’ W. Draper.
  • Cara Gee stars as Camina Drummer
  • Keon Alexander stars as Marco Inaros.
  • Nadine Nicole stars as Clarissa Melpomene Mao. 

New Addition to Cast in Season 5

  • Michael Irby stars as Felix Delgado.
  • Jose Zuniga stars as Carlos ‘Bull’ de Baca.
  • Sugith Varughese stars as David Paster.
  • Brent Sexton stars as Cyn.
  • Somkele Idhalama stars as Tycho Engineer.
  • Sandrine Holt stars as Oksana Busch.
  • Lara Jean Chorostecki stars as Emily Babbage
  • Tim DeKay stars as Emil Sauveterre

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What Is The Plot of Expanse Season 5?

Set amidst hundreds of years in the future with the solar system being captivated by the humans, Expanse Season 5 picks up at a juncture where humans seem to leave the solar system in search for new homes and vast estates on other earth-like worlds beyond the solar system. But that was not all, all these mess brought along personal challenges that have wide-reaching repercussions that concern the whole of the solar system. 

A deadly secret agreement tends to threaten the planet as the Rocinante crew continue the journey with their personal missions, but without their ships. Amos returns to Earth, Naomi reaches out to her estranged son and Bobby and Alex confront the Mars collapsing. All the other members of the crew also intend to resolve their own  missions. While Draper and Avasarala investigate the growing threats from military ties, Marco amasses a Belter fleet and attacks the planet Earth through shielded asteroids. 

All of these sound super amazing, don’t it? If you have already read the book, you can guess the madness that Expanse Season 5 brings along, right? We feel like watching the whole season all over again!

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Will There Be Expanse Season 6?

Yes, the Expanse season 6 is all set to make its debut on the 10th of December, 2021. Now this was our ‘small reveal’ that we talked about at the beginning of this article. Amazon revealed that the sixth season is going to be the final season for this series. Filming for this season started in the month of January, 2021 and ended in May 7, 2021.It is also reported that Expanse Season 6 will be released in a 6-episode format.

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Expanse Season 5 Reviews

With an IMDb rating of 8.5 out of 10, this particular season of the Expanse received huge critical acclaim for its visuals, character development and political narrative. It has also been described as the ‘space opera’. On Rotten Tomatoes, Expanse Season 5 has a rating of 8.8 out of 10.

Not only the critics, the audience also poured all their hearts into the series. They love every bit of it and can’t wait to watch more of it. They believe Expanse Season 5 has taken up the genre of Sci-Fi to a next level.

Did You Know? The Expanse series has received the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation. 


Expanse Season 5 has so much to offer to its audience. If you have not watched it yet, then you know what you are missing, right? Fans are also rewatching the series multiple times and we can’t wait for our chance too. 

That was all that we had to offer for Expanse Season 5. Hope it was helpful. Tell us about your views and thoughts in the comment section below. We would love to hear from you!