'Moonhaven' on AMC+: Plot, cast, date and latest buzz about sci-fi fantasy series

The science fiction fantasy series is set in a lunar colony called 'Moonhaven', nearly 100 years into the future


                            'Moonhaven' on AMC+: Plot, cast, date and latest buzz about sci-fi fantasy series
(L-R) Dominic Monaghan, Emma McDonald, and Joe Manganiello attend the 'Moonhaven' premiere at The London West Hollywood on June 28, 2022 in West Hollywood, California (Getty Images)
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A new science-fiction thriller titled ‘Moonhaven’ is all set to premiere on AMC+ soon. The series has been created by Peter Ocko, who is well-known for series like 'Lodge 49', 'Black Sails', and 'Elementary'.

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The sci-fi show is set in the lunar colony called Moonhaven, nearly 100 years into the future. It is a paradise created beyond our planet, with mysteries hidden underneath it. The colony is the last hope of humanity, which is tearing apart, while the residents of Moonhaven try to find a solution to save the rest of the civilization.

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When is ‘Moonhaven’ releasing and where can you watch it?

The first two episodes of ‘Moonhaven’ will premiere on July 7, 2022, on AMC+ and the rest would be released weekly. Although the time has not been revealed, it should release at 9 pm ET.

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What is the plot of ‘Moonhaven’?

The official synopsis of AMC+ reads, "Earth pilot Bella Sway, a skeptic in Paradise, gets trapped in controversy to have control over Moonhaven, a utopian colony. The plot focuses on Sway’s effort to stop the forces that want to destroy Earth’s chance to survive. She teams up with a local detective in the moon colony to achieve her goals." 

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Considering the official synopsis, it seems like ‘Moonhaven’ will be a mixture of intrigue, adventure, and mystery set in the science fiction universe with some colorful characters.

Who stars in ‘Moonhaven’?

Dominic Monaghan plays an important role in 'Moonhaven' (Emma McIntyre/WireImage)

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Emma McDonald and Dominic Monaghan will play the lead roles in ‘Moonhaven’. The rest of the cast members include Amara Karan, Ayelet Zurer, Kadeem Hardison, and Yazzmin Newell.

Dominic Monaghan

The 45-year-old actor is known for his appearance as Meriadoc “Merry” Brandybuck in Peter Jackson’s film trilogy 'The Lord of the Rings', and Charlie Pace in JJ Abrams' television show 'Lost'. He gained recognition for his performance in 'Hetty Wainthropp Investigates' and has played important roles in films like 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' and 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'.

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What is the latest news about ‘Moonhaven’?

The new stills from ‘Moonhaven’ came out last month where we could see the titular moon colony and the people on it alongside some interior shots of the ships used to shepherd them there. The first image had a gateway constructed from withering vines and stakes and in the rest of the pictures, there is a lineup of residents living in the utopia, headlined by Emma McDonald and Dominic Monaghan.

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Who are the creators?

‘Moonhaven’ is created by Peter Ocko, who is also the executive producer with Deb Spera. The series has been produced by AMC Studios.

Trailer

The makers released the trailer for ‘Moonhaven’ three weeks ago. Check it below.


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