Dark Matter is a Canadian Fiction series that has been created by Joseph Mallozie and Paul Mullie. The series has been based on a comic book written by the creators with the same name and published by Dark Horse Publications.The series premiered on 12 June, 2015 for the first season. It featured 13 episodes during the first season. The series had got enough ratings to make it capable of being featured for another season. The production has been done by Prodigy pictures in association with Space channel.
The series plot consists of 6 people who have lost memory of themselves and their place of origin. They find themselves on a Starship prior to waking up. they name themselves from One to Six in the order of their arising as they do not remember their names. After waking up, they are faced with the task of stabilizing the vessel carrying them and getting back to know their identity and origin.
The basic photography for the first season was carried out in Toronto in Canada. The work on the photography began on January 9, 2015 and continued till May 20, 2015.
The first series concluded on August 28, 2015.
The cast and characters include Marc Bendavid as One who identifies himself as Jace Corso/derrick Moss. While Melissa O’ Neil plays as Two or Rebecca/ Portia Lin. Anthony Lemke is Three. Maurcus Boone while Alex Malari Jr. features as four or Ryo Tetsuda. Jodele Furland is Five who is actually Das. Emily Kolburn. Roger Cross is six or Griffin Jones while Zoie Palmer is the Android.
The recurring cast includes David Hewlett, Andrew Jackson, Tori Hoginson, Franak Potente, Shaun Sipoz, Marlanie Liburd , Ellen Wong and Jeff Trevainen. The guest apprearances have been given by Natalie Brown (One’s love before memory loss), Amanda Brugel, Ruby Rose, Ennis Esmer, Jessica Sipos, Jon Cor, Conrad Pla, Kerr Hewitt, Wil Wheaton and Mike Dupod.
Dark Matter premiered on Syfy in US as well as Canada. Syfy Australia and Syfy UK also premiered the show on June 13 and 16 respectively in the same week of 2015.
Dark Matter Ratings, Reviews And Renewal
Dark Matter received an approval rating of 58 percent on Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes with an average rating of 4.3 out of 10 based on 10 reviews.The Metacritic Analysis showed an average score of 58 per cent based on 5 critic reviews.
The series generated 1.28 million viewers on Syfy in U.S. while there were 2.73 lakh viewers glued on the premiere overnight show on the Space channel in Canada.
Syfy renewed the Show for a second series on 1 September, 2015. The Second Series premiered on Syfy on 1 July, 2016.
Dark Matter Season 3 Release Date
Based on the response of viewers, the series has a fair chance to be renewed for a Dark Matter Season 3 and get premiered in the first week of July 2017. The critical reviews of the show also have been above average and it needs to be seen how much more viewership would be enhanced in this season’s release. To get updates on your favorite, do stay tuned in.