Links: Orphan Black at Paleyfest

From Diane Gordon of Variety:

Link: Tatiana Maslany talks final season at Paleyfest
“Orphan Black” fans, known as the Clone Club, got a special treat at PaleyFest — a very early look at the Season 5 premiere, which won’t air until early June. The company had wrapped production on the farewell season a mere 36 hours earlier.

Tatiana Maslany remarked, “Every day was somebody’s goodbye. It was emotional. It was sad. It was awesome.” The company is tight-knit and Maslany was sincere when she talked about what she’d miss most. “The community, the Clone Club and the set — it’s unlike anything I’ve ever experienced,” she said. Continue reading.

From Derek Lawrence of Entertainment Weekly:

Link: Orphan Black cast previews last season at Paleyfest
Less than 48 hours after a series wrap on Orphan Black, the cast and creators reassembled Thursday at PaleyFest in Los Angeles, where the Clone Club was out in full force to preview the final season and say goodbye.

With emotions still raw from shooting the last scene of Orphan Black thousands of miles away early Wednesday morning, Emmy winner Tatiana Maslany recounted those final moments, which meant saying farewell to each of her clones. Continue reading.

From Christine N. Ziemba of Paste magazine:

Link: 10 Things We Learned about Orphan Black at Paleyfest
Orphan Black wrapped its fifth and final season on Wednesday in Toronto, and by Thursday afternoon, the cast and creators were in front of an adoring audience at PaleyFest 2017 in Hollywood. BBC America’s sci-fi hit has been lauded for its diversity as well as for its thrilling adventures, featuring Emmy winner Tatiana Maslany’s Sarah Manning and her clone “sestras.”

Paste had the chance to interview some of the cast backstage, while Michael Schneider, of IndieWire and Variety, moderated the discussion onstage—asking the panelists to reflect on the impact of their series, their favorite moments and even their favorite clone. Continue reading.

From Teresa Jusino of The Mary Sue:

Link: Orphan Black at Paleyfest: Panel reveals show secrets and Season 5 premiere!
After having the pleasure of chatting with the cast and creative team of Orphan Black one-on-one on the red carpet, there was the actual panel, where fans got more insights into the show, hints about things to come, and the best surprise of all: a screening of the Season Five premiere over two months ahead of the rest of the world! Continue reading.

From Tara Bennett of Blastr:

Link: The Orphan Black cast teases the series finale at Paleyfest
Having just wrapped production on the fifth and final season of Orphan Black, sestra extraordinaire Tatiana Maslany joined her fellow cast mates and show co-creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett for a last reunion and public goodbye to their adoring Clone Club fans at their PaleyFest TV panel in Hollywood Thursday night.

Before the panel kicked off, we talked to actors Ari Millen, Kevin Hanchardand Josh Vokey on the red carpet about their last day on set, the evolution of their characters and some teases about what they’re facing with the reclusive Neolution founder, P.T. Westmoreland. Continue reading.

From Fred Topel of Rotten Tomatoes:

Link: Orphan Black says goodbye: 7 Things to expect in its final season
Prepare to be jealous, because an audience of Orphan Black superfans in Los Angeles was the first to see the sci-fi hit’s fifth season premiere on Thursday night. (Don’t worry, the crowd was forbidden to discuss spoilers on social media, so Twitter should still be safe.) Continue reading.

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Prior to becoming a television critic and owner of TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from hundreds of television series from Canada, the U.S. and internationally. He is a podcaster, public speaker, weekly radio guest and educator, and past member of the Television Critics Association.
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