Interview: Cara Gee Talks Season 5 of ‘The Expanse’, Drummer’s New Relationship & More
Amazon Prime Video’s critically acclaimed sci-fi series The Expanse starring Steven Strait, Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham, Frankie Adams, Cas Anvar, Cara Gee, and Shohreh Aghdashloo has returned for its fifth season – and it’s so damn good!
Leading up to the premiere, I had the chance to sit down with some of the cast and crew of the series, including Cara Gee (who plays Camina Drummer). She spoke about her character’s arc in this new season and how losing the commander at the end of season four will affect her this season. We also spoke about her briefly having some moments of happiness with her new relationship!
Check out the interview below:
About Cara Gee
Cara Gee is a Canadian film, television, and stage actress.
Gee was primarily known as a stage actress in Toronto, Ontario, where her acting credits included productions of Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad, Daniel MacIvor’s Arigato, Tokyo, Tomson Highway’s The Rez Sisters, Cliff Cardinal’s Stitch, Birdtown and Swanville’s 36 Little Plays About Hopeless Girls and Louise Dupré’s Tout Comme Elle. She made her feature film debut in Empire of Dirt for which she was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award. The film also won a Special Jury award at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival and Gee won Best Actress at the American Indian Film Festival. In 2013, Gee was named one of TIFF’s annual Rising Stars.
Gee has also worked in television, playing guest roles in the television series King and Republic of Doyle. In 2014, she starred as the lead character in the Western drama series Strange Empire on CBC Television, for one season until it was cancelled in 2015. As of 2016, Gee stars in the 33-episode web series Inhuman Condition, which airs on the KindaTV YouTube channel. In 2017 she began to star in the recurring role of Camina Drummer on the Amazon television series The Expanse.
Gee is Ojibway. She was born in Calgary, Alberta, and raised in Bobcaygeon, Ontario.
About The Expanse:
The disappearance of rich-girl-turned-political-activist Julie Mao links the lives of Ceres detective Joe Miller (Thomas Jane), accidental ship captain James Holden (Steven Strait) and U.N. politician Chrisjen Avasarala (Shohreh Aghdashloo). Amidst political tension between Earth, Mars and the Belt, they unravel the single greatest conspiracy of all time.