The eight-episode first season debuted across the pond on April 30 with little fanfare, but streaming services are so hungry for content that clearly that wasn’t the issue. Here’s the full trailer, followed by the official synopsis:
“Written by award-winning showrunner, Julie Gearey (Wives of prisoners, handcuffs, secret diary of a call girl), the series tells the story of fearless young cop and galactic pilot, Ash Harper (‘Savannah Steyn ‘), who had her successful career wrenched away after being wrongly convicted of a crime of treason and exiled to a remote prison colony. But on the way, Ash’s doomed comrades stage a mutiny and take control of their prison transfer ship. With the flight crew dead, Mafia boss Tula Quik (‘Sharon Duncan-Brewster ‘), aims to reach the free world –Arcadia—Wihis gang, and Ash is the only pilot who can get them there. Ash is forced to join them in the race to a distant galaxy and an uncertain future.
Two things about this. First of all, in the trailer, Ash says she’s undercover, which makes it look like she wasn’t wrongly sentenced but is part of some kind of mission. espionage, although it might just refer to how she plays the role of a hardened criminal. real hardened criminals don’t kill her to be a space cop. Second, it is extremely weird how the official synopsis puts the names of the actual actors playing the roles in quotation marks, as if there were actors playing actors named “Savannah Steyn” and “Sharon Duncan-Brewster,” who in turn play Ash and Tula in series .
Intergalactic will premiere on May 13, and Peacock will likely make all eight episodes available simultaneously if you want to overdo it.
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