This show is a must-watch for all the sci-fi lovers out there. Ascension is a miniseries that is quite popular in the USA and Canada.
A Peek Into The Storyline
The creators of the show are Philip Levens and Adrian A Cruz. The show revolves around a space mystery. It is filled with many scientific elements and is set in space. This is an interesting component in the series. A spaceship is on its way to a new star that has shown signs of life.
The ship USS Ascension is one of the biggest spaceships built to house 600 people. The people on board have to take a strenuous journey to reach the star Proxima Centauri. The 100-year long journey wasn’t easy as the people onboard faced many obstacles. The people on the ship have created a man-made world and have accumulated all the resources required for human life to flourish.
They have crossed halfway but things take a turn. A murder of a young lady on the ship sparks a fight. This leads to many unwanted events. People had spent half of their life on the space ship and many had now crossed their 80s. The crew on the ship question their long journey and its worth. They have reached that mark on their journey where they won’t be able to take back a turn as it would cost them a huge fortune.
Casting Choices We Can Expect
The first season had many characters who will also be seen in season two. The actors playing these characters are theatre actors and have played their respective parts with utmost perfection. Their acting has been highly recognized and appreciated by the viewers.
Brian Van Holt plays the character of Captain William Denninger. He is the witty captain of the mighty ship. He loves his job but hates the fact that he is stuck in a relationship with his wife. Viondra Denninger is the captain’s wife.
Tricia Helfer plays the character of Viondra. She has a lot of power in her hand and is also quite manipulative. She is rich and beautiful but also disdainful.Viondra turns into a power broker and ends up running many relationships. Her character is played by Tricia Helfer.
Abraham Enzmann is the founder of the mission. His son Harris’s main goal is to be successful like his father and is planning to walk in his steps. Gil Bellow plays the character of Harris. Aaron Gault is the executive officer who is searching for the person behind the murder of a young woman. He is a man with many talents and works as a maintenance officer on the ship.
Dr.Juliet Bryce is the chief medical officer on the ship who joins Aaron on his mission to find the murderer. Her character is played by Andrea Roth. The makers of the show are planning to add new characters to season two.
When Can We Expect The Release
Season one was broadcasted in the year 2014. The makers of the show have decided to create season two. They aren’t looking forward to creating a full series. It’s the audience’s demand which has led them to move forward another season. The release date has not been announced yet.
Summing It Up
The science fiction series which takes one on a galactic journey has left the viewers spellbound. The audience is eagerly awaiting season two.