Thomas Jane cast in Syfy’s first space opera since Stargate Universe

Thomas Jane will head the cast of Syfy’s James SA Corey adaptation The Expanse

thomas janeThe Expanse, Syfy’s new show based on the James SA Corey series of novels, has cast Thomas Jane in the lead.

The Wrap reports that Jane (The Punisher, The Mist) will play Detective Miller in the show, which is Syfy’s first space opera since Stargate Universe ended in 2011.

“The thriller is set 200 years in the future. It follows the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective, Det. Miller (Jane) and a rogue ship’s captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.”

The Expanse will have a 10-episode run on Syfy in 2015.

This will be Jane’s first return to TV since he played the lead in HBO’s award-winning series Hung.

You can buy Leviathan Wakes (Book 1 of The Expanse) for £8 at Amazon.co.uk.