Five years after ‘Orphan Black’ ended, we’ve been waiting for news of the spin-off series, announced in 2019. But just as we were beginning to doubt whether it would materialize, the project is well and truly underway this time. AMC is currently preparing a new series called “Echoes”.
The universe ofOrphan Black will expand with Echoes
In 2013, Graeme Manson and John Fawcett unveil their new series, Orphan Black. The plot centers on Sarah, a marginal orphaned young woman. One day, she witnesses the suicide of a woman, who has the particularity of looking a lot like her. When she realizes this resemblance, Sarah decides to take on the identity of the recently deceased woman. Corn she does not suspect that they are in fact both clonesand a killer hunts them down to decimate them one after the other…
At the time of its release, Orphan Black didn’t take long to find its audience. The series was a great success and has even been nominated for several awards. This allowed its creators to give it a total of five seasons. And since the end of the show in 2017, the possibility of seeing a spin-off be launched has been regularly mentioned. Its development had even been announced in 2019. Despite this, the years have passed without us having any news about the project. But this time, he is well and truly on track!
A spin-off series centered on a group of women
CMA officially announced the launch of a spin-off of the series, entitled Orphan Black: Echoes. John Fawcett, the creator of the original show, will return as executive producer and director. And Anna Fishko, who has recently taken care of His real face or even of fear of the walking dead, will hold the position of showrunner on this new series. This spin-off will give us “a dive into the exploration of the scientific manipulation of human existence”.
As for the plot, ofEchoesit will take place in the near future. She will be interested in a group of women, who are going to meet. They will then embark on an adventure that will allow them to unravel the mystery of their identity. AMC also promises us a story of love and betrayal.
Launch planned for 2023
AMC has not given any details on the cast of the series for the moment. But we should learn more about it soon. And though she gave no specific date, she announced thatOrphan Black: Echoes would be launched in 2023. The channel has currently ordered one season, which will consist of ten episodes. But one can speculate that others could follow if success is at the rendezvous.