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[03/23/17 - 01:31 PM]
Amazon Studios to Launch Season Two of "Fortitude" on Prime Video in the US on Friday, April 14
Season two resumes as an Amazon Original Series with noted actor Dennis Quaid (Vantage Point) joining the ensemble cast.

[02/27/17 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Studios Orders Original Dramatic Series "Fortitude" from Sky Vision
The first season has also been available on Prime Video in the US since January 2016, with more than 2,000 four and five star reviews from customers.

[07/07/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 7
Updates include: Colin Cunningham cast in Syfy's "Blood Drive"; Lance Gross, Jessica Camacho out of FOX's "Sleepy Hollow"; and Nazneen Contractor boards "Ransom" at CBS.

[02/02/16 - 04:16 AM]
Pivot and Sky Atlantic Announce Golden Globe(R)-Nominated Actor Dennis Quaid to Join Cast of "Fortitude" in Season Two
Parminder Nagra, Michelle Fairley, Robert Sheehan and Ken Stott are also on tap.

[04/09/15 - 05:31 AM]
Pivot and Sky Atlantic Greenlight Season Two of the Critically Acclaimed Drama Series "Fortitude"
"From the first episode, audiences responded to the incredibly rich world Simon Donald created, where nature and civilization collide with catastrophic results," said Kent Rees.

[12/19/14 - 06:06 AM]
Pivot to Premiere "Fortitude," Network's First Original Drama Series, On Thursday, January 29 at 10:00 PM ET with a Two-Hour Television Event
The 12-part one-hour series, starring Stanley Tucci, Richard Dormer and Michael Gambon, airs Thursdays at 10:00 pm with encores every Friday at 10:00pm ET.

[07/11/14 - 12:45 PM]
Pivot Announces January 2015 Premiere for "Fortitude," An Original Drama Series Starring Golden Globe(R) Award Winner Stanley Tucci
Airing in 12 one-hour episodes, the series tells the story of the small, Arctic town of Fortitude whose peaceful existence is shattered after a brutal and shocking murder.

[04/16/14 - 08:33 AM]
Participant Media's Pivot Increases Commitment to Originals with Four New Shows, Eleven Series in Development, New Scripted Drama, Franchise Award Show, Over 300 Hours of Original Programming in 2014
Highlights include "Fortitude," a dark drama series, with psychological and thriller elements, that follows the residents of an Arctic town unlike any other place on Earth.

[12/12/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 12
Updates include: FX gives pilot order to Kurt Sutter's "The Bastard Executioner"; Starz pulls out of licensing "Fortitude"; and ABC picks up four more episodes of "Shark Tank."

[07/26/13 - 12:42 PM]
Starz at TCA: No "Boss" Movie, "Incursion" Still in the Works
Plus: Chris Albrecht talks about the future of "Magic City" and what's ahead in 2014.

[04/08/13 - 09:15 AM]
Sky Atlantic Announces Major New Drama Co-Production with Starz, "Fortitude"
The commission is part of Sky's commitment to increase investment in original British content by 50%, and by 2014.







FORTITUDE (AMAZON)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/29/15 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its second season on 4/14/17; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Amazon's press release, March 2017) Amazon Original arctic thriller series, Fortitude, will launch its second season exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the US on Friday, April 14. The first season of Fortitude, which premiered with great success on Sky Atlantic in 2015, is currently available on Prime Video in the US with more than 2,000 four and five-star reviews from customers. Season two resumes as an Amazon Original Series with noted actor Dennis Quaid (Vantage Point) joining the ensemble cast. The ten-episode season of Fortitude follows Sheriff Dan Anderssen (Richard Dormer, Game of Thrones) of Fortitude, a small isolated community with a captive population in an environment that is undergoing change and upheaval due to parasite and pathogen activity. After shooting the woman he loved, Dan becomes consumed with guilt, disappears into the wilderness and is presumed dead. Without a sheriff, the people of Fortitude begin to wonder whether Deputy Eric Odegard (Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Jar 2pm City), who has spent the last few weeks desperately searching for Dan, can fill his shoes. A new body is discovered on the other side of town and Eric must step up and lead this horrific investigation. Quaid stars as Michael Lennox, a fisherman and patriarch of a family living in Fortitude, who is struggling to come to terms with his terminally ill wife, and will try anything to find a cure.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Christopher Eccleston
· Jessica Raine
· Johnny Harris
· Luke Treadaway
· Michael Gambon
· Nicholas Pinnock
· Richard Dormer
· Sofie Gråbøl
· Stanley Tucci
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anne Mensah as EP
· Cameron Roach as EP
· Frith Tiplady as EP
· Holly Hines as EP
· Jeff Skoll as EP
· Patrick Spence as EP
· Simon Donald as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fifty Fathoms
· Tiger Aspect Productions