Fans who have been waiting for the first trailer for Season 5 of The Expanse have to wait no longer! Amazon Prime Video dropped the new trailer today at NYCC 2020. We also now know when the show will debut: December 16th.

APV certainly packed the trailer full of surprises. Amos returns to Baltimore to finally shed some light on his enigmatic past. Drummer goes full-on Belter in a war with the “Inners.” And that’s just the start. Season 5 looks to be the most intense of the series yet. We’re going to have an action packed and exciting Season 5 of The Expanse.

Official The Expanse Season 5 Synopsis from Amazon Prime Video:

The first three episodes of Season 5 will premiere Dec. 16, with new episodes available each Wednesday following, culminating in an epic season finale on February 3, 2021. The ten-episode Amazon Original series will be available exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 territories around the world, and is produced by Alcon Television Group.

Season 5 of The Expanse picks up as multitudes of humans leave the solar system in search of new homes and vast fortunes on the earth-like worlds beyond the alien Ring, and a heavy price for centuries of exploitation of the Belt finally comes due and a reckoning is at hand. For the crew of the Rocinante and the leaders of the Inner Planets and the Belt, the past and present converge, bringing forth personal challenges that have wide-reaching repercussions throughout the Solar System. Amos (Wes Chatham) returns to Earth to confront his past and the legacy of the life he fought to leave behind.

The Expanse Season 4
Amos (Wes Chatam) is “that guy” in Season 4. (Image: Amazon Prime Video)

Naomi (Dominique Tipper) reaches out to her estranged son in a desperate bid to save him from his father’s toxic influence. Bobbie (Frankie Adams) and Alex (Cas Anvar) confront the collapse of Mars as they chase a shadowy cabal with ties to terrorists and criminals. Holden (Steven Strait) wrestles with the consequences of his own past with the Protomolecule, the aliens who built it, and the mystery of what killed them. Drummer (Cara Gee), with a new crew, fights to escape who and what she used to be. And Avasarala (Shohreh Aghdashloo), refusing to be relegated to the sidelines, fights to prevent a terrorist attack unrivaled in history.

Stay tuned here to That Hashtag Show for more information on Season 5 of The Expanse!