The Outpost is an American fantasy-adventure drama television series on The CW. It follows a race of people called the Blackbloods and a woman named Talon who is the sole survivor of the Blackbloods. Many years ago, her entire village was killed by mercenaries, thereby eliminating the whole race. Talon’s entire family is dead. As she sets out to avenge her family, she travels towards other more civilized parts of the world and realizes she is very different from them. She possesses supernatural abilities that most others do not. On her journey to this place called the outpost, she must learn to control her powers and save herself and the whole world from extinction.
The Outpost Cast
- Jessica Green as Talon
- Jake Stormoen as Captain Garret Spears
- Imogen Waterhouse as Lady Gwynn Calkussar/Princess Rosmund
- Anand Desai-Barochia as Janzo
- Andrew Howard as Gate Marshal Cedric Wythers
- Robyn Malcolm as Elinor/the Mistress
- Kevin McNally as The Smith
- Aaron Fontaine as Tobin
- Glynis Barber as Gertrusha
- Reece Ritchie as Zed
- Izuka Hoyle as Wren
- Jaye Griffiths as Yavalla
- Adam Johnson as Munt
- Georgia May Foote as Falista
The Outpost is created by Jason Faller and Kynan Griffin. It is produced by Jason Faller, Kynan Griffin, Brett Bozeman, Jason Dreyer, Doug Pasko, Jeff Swinton, Zac Reeder, Rachel Olschan-Wilson, Marc Roskin, Jonathan Glassner, Dean Devlin, Jennifer Griffin and Jonathan English.
The Outpost Season 5
The Outpost season 1 premiered on The CW network on July 10th, 2018. It was renewed for season 2 which came out on July 11th, 2019. Season 3 of The Outpost came out on October 8th, 2020, followed by season 4 on July 15th, 2021. Season 4 of The Outpost ended on October 7th, 2021.
It was renewed for season 5 which was expected to release sometime next year. However, it was later canceled.
This means season 4 was the last season of The Outpost.
There will not be a season 5.
Why Was The Outpost Season 5 Cancelled?
Renewals are complicated. A lot of factors have to be taken into consideration. It is not always just about having a plot or storyline. It depends on a lot of things.
Since The Outpost season 4 wasn’t supposed to be the final season, there were still a few open endings that could have been developed on for the plot of season 5.
The makers could easily have built up a storyline, had they gone ahead with the initial plan for The Outpost season 5.
Possible reasons for the cancellation of season 5 are budget constraints. Also, the viewership of the show was dwindling so maybe it would not have made sense or would not have been feasible to make a season 5.
The reason was never officially confirmed by the makers so these are just possibilities that viewers are speculating.
We are all sad to see the show go, but sometimes it is important to know when and where to stop!
As the saying goes, all good things come to an end. It is better to have a good ending to a good show than to have a dragged-out and bad ending so maybe this is for the better.