Orphan Black Sequel Series Ordered at AMC+

AMC announced today that Black Orphan: Echoes is a Chance The sequel to the critically acclaimed and hugely popular Canadian series. Orphan Black will hit our screens next year, and we’ll be in good hands, as co-creator of the original series John Fawcett is on board to take the sci-fi story to the next chapter. The ten-episode first season will continue to delve into how scientific experimentation influences human existence. The sequel will also follow a group of women who come together to uncover the mysteries of their identities.

First announced in 2019, Black Orphan: Echoes It’s moving full steam ahead now, with AMC Networks pegging for a 2023 release date at the latest, which means it’s time to start counting down the days until premiere and speculating on who might feature in the story. Although not a direct sequel, the series takes place in the Orphan Black universe, meaning recurring ethical themes will once again be prominent, something that is underscored in the official synopsis for the series.

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In an official statement, the president of entertainment for AMC Studios Dan McDermott celebrated the Orphan Black legacy and revealed his enthusiasm for the sequel series:

“’Orphan Black’ had a remarkable showing on BBC AMERICA, attracting millions of dedicated and highly engaged fans, captivated by a clever and riveting story and an Emmy-winning, star-building performance of [protagonist] Tatiana Maslany. We can’t wait to dive back in with Anna. [Fishko]John [Fawcett] and our partners at Boat Rocker and deliver a whole new version of this rich world that is worthy of the #CloneClub.”


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Orphan Black it ran for five seasons and featured unforgettable performances from the Emmy winner Tatiana Maslany, who played a myriad of clones that populated the story throughout its run. The series cultivated a massive and loyal fanbase that identifies as the #CloneClub and shows up for every new development in the Orphan Black universe, which will no doubt include the sequel series.

Oprah Black: Echoes is created, written and produced by Anna Fishk, who also serves as showrunner. Fishko has vast experience with gritty and exciting series, having written episodes for Netflix. pieces of heras well as fear of the walking dead and Cologne. Original series creator Fawcett is attached to direct, a task he took on for several episodes over the five seasons of the original series.


AMC Networks Premieres Black Orphan: Echoes in 2023. The company has not yet announced a specific date. You can check out the official synopsis for the series below:

Set in the near future, the new Orphan Black dives deep into the exploration of the scientific manipulation of human existence. He follows a group of women as they make their way into each other’s lives and embark on a thrilling journey, unraveling the mystery of his identity and uncovering a harrowing story of love and betrayal.


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