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Old 01-06-17, 03:27 PM
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Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

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Frontier sees Jason Momoa as Declan Harp, a fur trader who is driven by lust and revenge, basically a Khal Drogo for the late 1700s. Harp finds himself warring with various factions for control of the North American fur trade, and all the power, money and glory that goes with it. In the first Frontier trailer, you can see that Jason Momoa is all business.

1st trailer was released today


Premieres on January 20th. It will be a 6 episode 1st season.


Netflix has already renewed it for a 2nd season.



Looks pretty violent judging by the trailer.



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Re: Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

Looks like a fish out of water story.
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Re: Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

I enjoyed the first season. I don't think the setting has ever been shown before on TV. Momoa isn't really the main character though; it's an ensemble piece.

The most interesting characters for me were the guy in the red on the far right and the red-headed woman on the left.
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Re: Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

All 6 episodes are up on Netflix.
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Re: Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

I looked this up on IMDB and I'm a bit confused. IMDB says this is a Discovery series, and the user reviews are from the November-December period. Where did this previously air? is it a Canadian pick-up?
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Re: Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

Originally Posted by DWilson View Post
I looked this up on IMDB and I'm a bit confused. IMDB says this is a Discovery series, and the user reviews are from the November-December period. Where did this previously air? is it a Canadian pick-up?
In the U.S., it's a Netflix original series. But, in Canada is aired on Discovery Channel Canada. This is similar to the arrangement Netflix had with Travelers. That aired on Showcase in Canada.

I assume the Canadian networks are helping Netflix share the costs.


Re-posted in the trailer in the OP for those who haven't seen it and are deciding if this show is for you or not.
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Re: Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

Originally Posted by DWilson View Post
I looked this up on IMDB and I'm a bit confused. IMDB says this is a Discovery series, and the user reviews are from the November-December period. Where did this previously air? is it a Canadian pick-up?
Yeah, it's a co-production between Netflix and Discovery Canada. As you figured out, it aired in Canada in November.

Funny thing is, I saw the Canadian version and couldn't make heads or tails of their swearing policy. The first couple episodes didn't seem to be censored at all, with plenty of "shits" and "fucks". From the third episode on, they allowed a certain number of "fucks" per episode, so it created weird situations where a character would say something like "I don't give a f--k about that fucking lunatic!"

Anyway, it's a good series: like Turn: Washington's Spies but in Canada, with beaver pelts instead of spies, a little less talking, and a wee bit more violence.
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Re: Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

I binged this today and wish it were more than just 6-episodes. I have a feeling it will get renewed. I enjoyed it.
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I binged this today and wish it were more than just 6-episodes. I have a feeling it will get renewed. I enjoyed it.
It already did. Read the OP.
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The show is definitely worth a binge-watch. It is fairly light on action, but holy crap, Lord Benton is such a bastard of a villain. Even officers that outrank him are left whimpering and crying if they cross him.
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Re: Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

How did Momoa find time to film this with Justice League and the solo Aquaman movie? Dude is keeping busy.
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Re: Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

Some of this was shot close to my house, as was Braven, another movie Momoa did. Very curious to see how they turned out.
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Re: Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

Season 2 is live right now!
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I'm on episode 3. I love this show.
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Re: Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

Just finished it. It was cool, but goes by way too fast. I just read that they had already renewed it for a third season.
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Re: Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2...1214netflix03/

Officially renewed for a 3rd season

Momoa is going to be a busy guy.
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Re: Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

Season 3 is live on Netflix right now. Just started watching the 3rd season, wow, the ending in episode 2 was fucking BADASS!

I'll be done with this season today.
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Re: Frontier (Netflix) -- S: Jason Momoa -- Premieres 1/20/17

Knocked this out earlier. I do hope there's a season 4.

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