The cooperation between the two television channels – Discovery Channel form Canada and the US Netflix – was the occasion for the debut of a new series in the genre of historical drama. The project is called Frontier and tells about the life of fur traders in the America of 1770s. On Discovery Channel the show is over, and the fans that appeared during the broadcasting, are interested about when Frontier season will return with its unusual story. Release date of the series hasn’t been mentioned anywhere yet, but the coming of a renewed show would be quite logical as it has acquired a great number of lovers around the world.
Authors and Developers
The first new episode of Frontier was presented on Canadian Discovery Channel on November 6, 2016. The same season premiere which will be released on American Netflix channel is scheduled for January 20, 2017.
The crew of creators includes such professional filmmakers and scriptwriters as Brad Peyton, Peter Blackie and Rob Blackie. Executive producers of the series are:
- Jeff Fierson;
- Alex Patrick;
- John Vatcher.
The two main production companies of the project are Take the Shot Productions and one more, Factory Backwards. The channel that is sure to announce the next season release date is Discovery Channel as the series airs on this channel earlier than on Netflix.
Plot Peculiarities and Cast
The main actors of Frontier are such well-known personalities as:
- Jason Momoa (one of the main characters Declan Harp);
- Allan Hawco (another important character named Douglas Brown);
- Alun Armstrong (this charismatic actor plays the role of Lord Benton).
The main emphasis of the series is to show the history of fur business, which flourished in America in the late 18th century. The main owners and distributors of these plants compete with one another for power and dominance in their field. The show is full of cruel scenes, massacres and struggle in pursuit of the title of the main monopolist. The action of program is held on the territory of modern Canada.
The following new season start is likely to continue telling about this so-called war and developing the storyline of the main and beloved characters.
Viewers’ and Critics’ Feedbacks
The current rating on IMDB is 7.2/10; this result would be enough for the show to continue. According to viewers’ and some critics’ opinions the series has good prospects for renewal despite some kind of unreality taking place on the screen. The next season air date is to be announced when al the creators and producers come to the same conclusion about the continuation. Stay tuned to be the first but not the last to get all the interesting facts about the series to find out the schedule of upcoming episodes.