Simply once you thought it was protected to imagine you weren’t really secretly a clone, the Orphan Black universe is coming again.
At New York Comedian Con, AMC launched a brand new take a look at Orphan Black: Echoes, the upcoming spinoff of the hit sci-fi present Orphan Black. And the result’s sorta what you’d count on when watching somebody slowly study their entire life is tousled in a clone conspiracy.
Whereas the unique starred Tatiana Maslany as Sarah (in addition to her sister clones, Beth, Alison, Elizabeth, Helena, Cosima, and Rachel), Echoes stars Krysten Ritter of Jessica Jones fame as Lucy (and, possible, as a number of extra clones). Like the unique present, Echoes will comply with a gaggle of girls as they weave by means of one another’s lives and untangle the mysteries behind their identities. This time, nonetheless, it’ll be set within the close to future, in roughly 2052.
As we see within the trailer, Lucy wakes up and has no concept who she is, with some type of physician there to calm her (and doing a not nice job of it). Earlier than too lengthy, Lucy has stumbled upon a terrifying lab setup, full with somebody in a tube.
That main time leap from the occasions of Orphan Black isn’t the one change in retailer. John Fawcett, the co-creator of the unique present and govt producer on Echoes, informed Radio Occasions that the spinoff goes to be “a really totally different present.”
“In case you go along with the expectation that you just’re going to see Orphan Black, you’re going to in all probability be dissatisfied,” he mentioned. “It’s bought its personal really feel, it’s bought its personal id. What makes it Orphan Black, there’s a little bit of a gradual burn to it. I feel it’ll be thrilling for followers to find.”
Alongside Ritter, Echoes stars Amanda Repair, Avan Jogia, Keeley Hawes, James Hiroyuki Liao, and Zariella Langford. Orphan Black: Echoes can have 10 episodes in its first season. It’s set to premiere on AMC Plus in 2024.