From Jim Slotek of the Toronto Sun:
Critical darling ‘Orphan Black’ gets big network debut
In the beginning, says Orphan Black executive producer David Fortier, there was a mental image of a subway suicide. “John Fawcett and Graeme Manson, the two creators, came up with this idea of a woman on a subway platform, looking across and seeing her spitting image throwing herself in front of a train.” Continue reading.
From Alex Strachan of Postmedia News:
Orphan Black makes its broadcast network debut
There’s a moment, right at the start of Orphan Black, the Space/BBC America co-production that makes its broadcast-network debut, that will tell you all you need to know about how this wildly uneven sci-fi parable became a TV cause célèbre. Continue reading.