The Outpost TV Series Overview


Introduction

The Outpost is an American fantasy-adventure drama television series, acquired by The CW, which premiered on 10 July 2018.

Outline

The Outpost follows Talon, the lone survivor of a race called ‘Blackbloods’. Years after her entire village is destroyed by a gang of brutal mercenaries, Talon travels to a lawless fortress on the edge of the civilised world, as she tracks the killers of her family. On her journey to this outpost, Talon discovers she possesses a mysterious supernatural power that she must learn to control in order to save herself, and defend the world against a fanatical religious dictator.

The series was renewed for a third season in October 2019 which premiered on 08 October 2020. Ahead of the third-season premiere, the series was picked up for an additional 13 episodes.

In September 2021, the series was cancelled after four seasons and concluded on 07 October 2021.

Cast

  • Main:
    • Jessica Green as Talon.
    • Jake Stormoen as Captain Garret Spears.
    • Imogen Waterhouse as Lady Gwynn Calkussar/Princess Rosmund (seasons 1-3).
    • Anand Desai-Barochia as Janzo.
    • Andrew Howard as Gate Marshal Cedric Wythers (seasons 1-2).
    • Robyn Malcolm as Elinor/the Mistress (seasons 1-2).
    • Kevin McNally as The Smith (season 1).
    • Aaron Fontaine as Tobin (seasons 2-4).
    • Glynis Barber as Gertrusha (seasons 2-3).
    • Reece Ritchie as Zed (seasons 3-4; recurring season 2).
    • Izuka Hoyle as Wren (seasons 3-4).
    • Jaye Griffiths as Yavalla (season 3).
    • Adam Johnson as Munt (seasons 3-4; recurring seasons 1-2).
    • Georgia May Foote as Falista (seasons 3-4).
  • Recurring:
    • Charan Prabhakar as Danno (season 1).
    • Philip Brodie as Ambassador Everit Dred (seasons 1-2).
    • Thor Knai as Kell (season 1).
    • Cokey Falkow as Tiberion Shek (season 1).
    • Michael Flynn as General Cornelius Calkussar (season 1).
    • Elizabeth Birkner as Ilyin (aka. The Dragman) (seasons 1-2).
    • Sonalii Castillo as Essa Khan (seasons 1-2).
    • Medalion Rahimi (season 1) and Amita Suman (season 2, 4) as Naya.
    • Lilli Hollunder as Rebb (season 2).
    • Jelena Gavrilović as Sana (season 2).
    • Andreja Maricic as One (of the Three) (season 2).
    • Jelena Stupljanin as Two (of the Three) (seasons 2-4).
    • Eilian Wyn-Jones as Three (of the Three) (seasons 2-4).
    • Dragan Mićanović as Captain Orlick (season 2-3).
    • James Downie as Sammy/Alton (seasons 2-3).
    • Patrick Lyster as Captain Calkussar (season 2-3).
    • Tiana Upcheva as Warlita (seasons 2-4).
    • Tamara Aleksić as Liecia (season 3) and Janya (season 4).
    • Nikki Leigh Scott as Vorta (seasons 3-4).
    • Milos Vojnovic as Tera (seasons 3-4).
    • Maeve Courtier-Lilley as Luna (season 4).
    • Tamara Radovanović as Nedra (season 4).
    • Pavle Jerinic as 313/Marvyn (season 4).
    • Jovana Miletic as Levare (season 4).
    • Srdjan Timarov as Kultor (season 4).
    • Jovan Jovanovic as Golu (season 4).
    • Gerard Miller as Aster (season 4).

Production and Broadcast

Syfy International greenlit the series for a 10-episode first season on 16 January 2018. On 07 March 2018, The CW picked up the series for broadcast in the United States. It was filmed in Utah between January and May 2018.

In October 2018, The CW renewed The Outpost for a second season, which premiered on 11 July 2019. Production on the second season began in January 2019, with production on the series moving to Serbia. The CW renewed the series for a third season in October 2019 which premiered on 08 October 2020. In March 2020, Stormoen announced that production of The Outpost had been shut down during the filming of the sixth and seventh episodes of the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On 08 June 2020, it was reported production is set to resume filming for the third season in Serbia on 12 June 2020.

On 07 October 2020, ahead of the third-season premiere, The CW picked up an additional 13 episodes of the series. In May 2021, it was reported that The Outpost would return to airing on The CW on 15 July 2021.

On 15 September 2021, The CW cancelled the series after four seasons and is scheduled to conclude on 07 October 2021.

Home Media

The first season was released on DVD from Electric Entertainment on 06 August 2019. The second season was released on DVD from Electric Entertainment on 15 September 2020.

Trivia

  • During season 1 filming, the cast and crew found a few abandoned baby kittens hiding near the set.
    • They kept them on set as pets for a while before finding them new homes.
  • During the last episode of Season 1, an extra who was playing a peasant during the hanging got heatstroke and nearly passed out.

The Outpost Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • Milan Todorovic … (10 episodes, 2019-2021).
    • Kurt Knight … (7 episodes, 2018-2020).
    • Orsi Nagypal … (6 episodes, 2019-2020).
    • Marc Roskin … (5 episodes, 2019-2020).
    • John Lyde … (4 episodes, 2018).
    • Imogen Waterhouse … (3 episodes, 2020).
    • Kynan Griffin … (2 episodes, 2018).
    • Jonathan Glassner … (2 episodes, 2019).
    • Dusan Lazarevic … (2 episodes, 2019).
    • Jonathan English … (2 episodes, 2020).
    • Igor Sunter … (2 episodes).
    • Jason Faller … (1 episode, 2018).
    • Clare Niederpruem … (1 episode, 2018).
    • Milan Konjevic … (1 episode).
  • Producer(s):
    • Dean Devlin … executive producer (37 episodes, 2018-2021).
    • Jason Faller … executive producer (37 episodes, 2018-2021).
    • Jonathan Glassner … executive producer (37 episodes, 2018-2021).
    • Kynan Griffin … executive producer (37 episodes, 2018-2021).
    • Marc Roskin … executive producer / producer (37 episodes, 2018-2021).
    • Brett Bozeman … executive producer (36 episodes, 2018-2021).
    • Jason Dreyer … executive producer (36 episodes, 2018-2021).
    • Rachel Olschan … executive producer (36 episodes, 2018-2021).
    • Jennifer Griffin … producer (35 episodes, 2018-2021).
    • Justin Partridge … co-producer (35 episodes, 2018-2021).
    • Jonathan English … producer (26 episodes, 2019-2021).
    • Hoai Pham … associate producer (26 episodes, 2019-2021).
    • Rizwan Virk … associate producer (26 episodes, 2019-2021).
    • James Gibb … associate producer (25 episodes, 2019-2021).
    • Anand Desai-Barochia … associate producer (13 episodes, 2021).
    • Doug Pasko … executive producer (10 episodes, 2018).
    • Zac Reeder … executive producer (10 episodes, 2018).
    • Jeff Swinton … executive producer (10 episodes, 2018).
    • Jennifer Kirkham … producer (3 episodes, 2019).
  • Writer(s):
    • Jason Faller … (created by) (37 episodes, 2018-2021).
    • Jason Faller … (written by) (37 episodes, 2018-2021).
    • Kynan Griffin … (created by) (37 episodes, 2018-2021).
    • Kynan Griffin … (written by) (37 episodes, 2018-2021).
    • Katherine DiSavino … (staff writer) (11 episodes, 2019).
    • Katherine DiSavino … (written by) (11 episodes, 2019).
    • Katherine DiSavino … (staff writer) (11 episodes, 2019).
    • Jonathan Glassner … (written by) (3 episodes, 2018-2020).
    • Laura Whang … (written by) (2 episodes, 2020).
    • Justin Partridge … (written by) (1 episode, 2020).
  • Music:
    • James Schafer … (49 episodes, 2018-2021).
  • Cinematography:
    • Igor Sunter … (25 episodes, 2019-2021).
    • John Lyde … (3 episodes, 2018).
    • Benjamin Allred … (2 episodes, 2018).
  • Editor(s):
    • Bojan Kosovic … (13 episodes, 2019-2021).
    • Ana Zugic … (13 episodes, 2019-2021).
    • Natasa Pantic … (10 episodes, 2019-2020).
    • Nikola Puric … (4 episodes, 2019).
    • Michael Bradshaw … (3 episodes, 2018).
    • John Lyde … (3 episodes, 2018).
    • Lex Hogan … (2 episodes, 2018).
    • Andy Matthews … (1 episode, 2018).
    • Kristi Shimek … (1 episode, 2018).
  • Production:
    • Arrowstorm Entertainment.
    • Balkanic Media.
    • Electric Entertainment.
  • Distributor(s):
    • Electric Entertainment (2018-) (World-wide) (TV).
    • The CW Network (The CW) (2018-) (USA) (TV).
    • Fernsehjuwelen (2021) (Germany) (Blu-ray).
    • Fernsehjuwelen (2021) (Germany) (DVD).
    • Roadshow Entertainment (2018) (Australia) (DVD).
    • Syfy (2018-) (France) (TV).
  • Release Date:
    • Series 01: 10 July 2018 to 02 October 2018.
    • Series 02: 11 July 2019 to 26 September 2019.
    • Series 03: 08 October 2020 to 03 January 2021.
    • Series 04: 15 July 2021 to 07 October 2021.
  • Running Time: 40-43 minutes.
  • Rating: Series 01 and 02 (12) and Series 03 and 04 (15).
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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