Colony is an American science fiction drama television series created by Carlton Cuse and Ryan J. Condal, starring Josh Holloway and Sarah Wayne Callies. A ten-episode first season premiered with an online preview release of the first episode on USA Network's website on December 15, 2015, following the launch of a game-like website to promote the show.
A colony is a territory under the immediate complete political control and occupied by settlers of a state, distinct from the home territory of the sovereign.For colonies in antiquity, city-states would often found their own colonies.
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The Roanoke Colony (/ ˈ r oʊ ə ˌ n oʊ k /) refers to two attempts by Sir Walter Raleigh to found the first permanent English settlement in North America. The English, led by Humphrey Gilbert, had claimed St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1583 as the first North American English colony by royal prerogative of Queen Elizabeth I. Roanoke was second.
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The Colony Poster Directed byJeff Renfroe Produced byPaul Barkin Matthew Cervi Pierre Even Marie-Claude Poulin Written byJeff Renfroe Svet Rouskov Patrick Tarr Pascal Trottier StarringKevin Zegers Bill Paxton Charlotte Sullivan Dru Viergever Atticus Mitchell John Tench Lisa Berry Julian Richings Laurence Fishburne Music byJeff Danna Production company RLJ Entertainment Distributed byEntertainment One Image Entertainment Release date 26 April 2013 Running time 93 minutes CountryCanada LanguageEng
By 2045, humans have built weather machines to control the warming climate due to climate change and global warming. The machines break down when one day it begins to snow and doesn't stop. Whatever humans remain, live in underground bunkers to escape the extreme cold. Their challenges are controlling disease and producing sufficient food. Two soldiers, Briggs and Mason are the leaders of one such bunker, Colony 7. Briggs, Sam and Graydon travel to nearby Colony 5 after receiving a distress sign
The film was shot at CFB North Bay using former NORAD facilities and at the R. L. Hearn Generating Station in Toronto.
Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a score of 18% based on reviews from 33 critics, and a rating average of 4 out of 10. The consensus states "A formulaic sci-fi thriller, The Colony features clichéd dialogue, cheesy special effects, and underdeveloped characters." Critics considered the film to consist of old science fiction ideas. Peter Howell of the Toronto Star noted it could "show investors how well Canadians can mimic Hollywood blockbusters, decent CGI and all, using a fraction of the ...
The Colony was released on DVD and Blu-ray on 27 August 2013 in Canada, 15 October 2013 in the United States and 20 January 2014 in the United Kingdom.
The Colony of Virginia, chartered in 1606 and settled in 1607, was the first enduring English colony in North America, following failed proprietary attempts at settlement on Newfoundland by Sir Humphrey Gilbert in 1583, and the subsequent farther south Roanoke Island (modern eastern North Carolina) by Sir Walter Raleigh in the late 1580s.
The Connecticut Colony or Colony of Connecticut, originally known as the Connecticut River Colony or simply the River Colony, was an English colony in New England which became the state of Connecticut. It was organized on March 3, 1636 as a settlement for a Puritan congregation, and the English permanently gained control of the region in 1637 ...
Plymouth Colony (sometimes Plimouth) was an English colonial venture in America from 1620 to 1691 at a location that had previously been surveyed and named by Captain John Smith. The settlement served as the capital of the colony and developed as the town of Plymouth, Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts Bay Colony was founded by the owners of the Massachusetts Bay Company, including investors in the failed Dorchester Company which had established a short-lived settlement on Cape Ann in 1623. The colony began in 1628 and was the company's second attempt at colonization.