the-expanse.jpgClinton Shorter has been hired to score the upcoming Syfy event series The Expanse. The show is created by Academy Award-winning writers Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby (Children of MenIron Man) based on the New York Times bestselling series of novels of the same title and stars Thomas Jane, Steven Strait, Shohreh Aghdashlo, Florence Faivre, Jay Hernandez, Cas Anvar, Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham and Paulo Costanzo. The series is set two hundred years in the future, after mankind has colonized the solar system and follows a hardened detective and a rogue ship’s captain who come together for what starts as the case of a missing woman and evolves into a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history. Fergus & Ostby are also executive producing the Alcon Television Group production with Broderick Johnson & Andrew Kosove (PrisonersThe Book of EliThe Blind Side), Sharon Hall, Naren Shankar (CSIAlmost Human), Sean Daniel (The Mummythe Scorpion King) and Jason Brown. Shorter’s previous scoring credits include such features as District 9Contraband, 2 Guns and Pompeii and TV shows including Intelligence and House of LiesThe Expanse is set to premiere towards the end of the year on Syfy. For updates on the series, visit the official show website.