From a media release:
Space has confirmed that it has ordered 10 additional, one-hour episodes of its critically-acclaimed clone conspiracy thriller ORPHAN BLACK. From Temple Street Productions and produced in partnership with Space and BBC America, Season 4 of the Canadian original drama will see the return of phenomenal, award-winning Canadian actor, and Golden Globe®-nominee Tatiana Maslany (Woman In Gold, PARKS AND RECREATION), who has portrayed nine distinct clones to date. Production is set to begin this fall, in Toronto. The multi-channel Season 3 premiere of ORPHAN BLACK on Saturday, April 18 drew a combined audience of 697,000 viewers to Space, CTV, Bravo, and MTV, making it the most-watched episode of the series ever. All-new episodes of ORPHAN BLACK Season 3 air Saturdays at 9 p.m. ET on Space. The first two seasons are streaming now on CraveTVTM.
ORPHAN BLACK stars Canadian Screen Award winner and Golden Globe® nominee Tatiana Maslany, who to date has portrayed nine different characters (Sarah, Beth, Katja, Alison, Cosima, Helena, Rachel, Jennifer, and Tony). Season 3 features the incredible ensemble cast comprised of Jordan Gavaris (The Sea of Trees) as Felix, Sarah’s foster brother; Maria Doyle Kennedy (DOWNTON ABBEY) as Mrs. S, Sarah and Felix’s hard-nosed working class foster mother; Dylan Bruce (ARROW) as Paul, Beth’s boyfriend with a secret linked to his army days in Afghanistan, Kevin Hanchard (REPUBLIC OF DOYLE) as Art, a veteran detective; Skyler Wexler (Carrie) as Kira, Sarah’s seven-year-old daughter; and Michiel Huisman (GAME OF THRONES) as Cal Morrison, Sarah’s mysterious ex-boyfriend and Kira’s father. Season 3 also sees the return of Ari Millen as the recently revealed new Castor clones.
ORPHAN BLACK is executive produced by Ivan Schneeberg and David Fortier (BEING ERICA, X COMPANY), Graeme Manson (Cube, FLASHPOINT) and John Fawcett (SPARTACUS, Ginger Snaps). The series is co-created by Manson and Fawcett, with Manson also serving as writer and Fawcett as director. BBC Worldwide distributes the series internationally, reaching more than 170 countries.
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