Great news, "Orphan Black" fans. The clones are returning for another season.
On Wednesday, Space announced the order of a third season of the critically-acclaimed thriller. Picking up from a hair-raising finale , the new season will see the return of award-winning Canadian actor, Tatiana Maslany, who’s portrayed an astonishing, nine distinct clones to date. The season three order consists of 10, all-new, one-hour episodes. Production is set to begin in Toronto this fall.
"In its edge-of-your seat sophomore season, 'Orphan Black' continued to thrill audiences and critics alike," said Catherine MacLeod, senior vice-president, Specialty Channels and Bell Media Production. "We look forward to working alongside Temple Street Productions and BBC America to bring the clones' next chapter to life, in what is sure to be a brilliant and captivating third season."
"We’re absolutely delighted to continue on this incredible journey, and can’t wait to deliver more thrilling twists and turns in season three," commented David Fortier and Ivan Schneeberg, executive producers and co-presidents of Temple Street Productions.
"This is a huge achievement which wouldn’t have been possible without the tremendous support from our partners Bell Media and BBC America, as well as our terrific directing/writing team headed up by John Fawcett and Graeme Manson (respectively), the talented cast and crew led by the incomparable Tatiana Maslany, and of course the amazing Clone Club fans."
A premiere date for the new season has yet to be announced.