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Emmy®-Winner/Oscar®-Nominee Joins Syfy’s The Expanse!

Shohreh Aghdashloo

The Expanse, Syfy and Alcon TV’s new space opera, has added Emmy®-winner/Oscar®-nominee Shohreh Aghdashloo and Magic City alumna Steven Strait in major roles.

Aghdashloo will play Chrisjen Avasarala, a politician who has risen through the ranks of Earth’s governing party without ever standing for election; Strait takes on the role of Holden, an officer on an ice-carrying freighter who finds himself drawn into a dangerous plot. The two join Thomas Jane who plays a world-weary detective who is searching for a missing girl.

The Expanse will premiere in 2015. Follow the jump for further details.

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