Set in the year 2048, the Robinson family is selected for the 24th mission of the Resolute, an interstellar spacecraft which will carry selected families to colonise a new world. The Resolute was built after a object or meteor, dubbed by the media as ‘The Christmas Star’, crashes into Earth a few years earlier, threatening humanity’s survival on the planet. The new colonists find themselves abruptly torn off course en route to their new home they must forge new alliances and work together to survive in a dangerous alien environment, lightyears from their original destination.
The renewal comes after it was revealed by data released by Nielsen, that Lost In Space obtained over 3m viewers overall within it’s first day of release on the streaming service, making it the third best premier-day within the past year, putting it behind the second season of Stranger Things and Netflix original film Bright.
The first season starred Molly Parker, Toby Stephens, Maxwell Jenkins, Taylor Russell, Mina Sundwall, Parker Posey, Ignacio Serricchio, Brian Steele, Raza Jaffrey, Ajay Friese, Veenu Sandhu, Sibongile Mlambo, Kiki Sukezane, Yukari Komatsu and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa.