New ‘Orphan Black’ Series in Development at AMC

Lawrence Kim
March 12, 2019

All that's left now is finding actors as talented as Maslany to sell fans on a new round of 'Send in the Clones'.

A new report states that a new series, "set in the "Orphan Black" universe", is now in the development stages over at AMC. While the new show won't be a sequel or a reboot per se, it will be set in the same universe as the original and feature an all-new story.

The original Orphan Black received considerable critical and award attention. Temple Street Productions will return to produce the new series.

The outlet reports that producers are now seeking a writer for the project and are bringing in multiple people to pitch different takes on the show's premise. AMC declined to comment. It starred Emmy victor Tatiana Maslany as multiple clones in the Peabody Award-winning series that all started on a train platform. Are you interested in a new Orphan Black series? As the sci-fi show progressed, the plotline followed Sarah Manning as she tracked down her many clones and attempted to uncover the truth behind the secretive science experiments that created them.

Nothing solid is out there yet about Orphan Black's new spin-off, but check back here for updates. Sadly, no tour-de-force performances from Tatiana Maslany. When AMC acquired the rights is an unknown, since the series aired on BBC America - but this could be part of a new simulcast relationship like that between AMC and BBC America with the second season of Killing Eve (BBC America is co-owned by AMC Networks).

It's still very early in the potential series' development - producers are in search of a writer and are accepting pitches for the concept of the show - but if it happens, the series will reportedly air on AMC, rather than original show's home, BBC America.

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