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The Expanse Expands Into Season 2!

THE EXPANSE -- Season:1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Thomas Jane as Detective Josephus Miller, Shohreh Aghdashloo as Chrisjen Avasrala, Steven Strait as Earther James Holden -- (Photo by: Jason Bell/Syfy)
THE EXPANSE — Season:1 — Pictured: (l-r) Thomas Jane as Detective Josephus Miller, Shohreh Aghdashloo as Chrisjen Avasrala, Steven Strait as Earther James Holden — (Photo by: Jason Bell/Syfy)

Less than halfway into its first season, Syfy’s The Expanse has been renewed for a second season.

Based on the novels of James S.A. Corey, the first season has been following several characters in different places – including Earth, Mars and the asteroid belt – as a hard-boiled police detective in Ceres Station works a missing persons case that could lead either igniting or preventing an interplanetary war.

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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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