Production begins on final season of Orphan Black
Space, BBC America, and Temple Street announced today that production is underway on the fifth and final season of Orphan Black. Season 5 sees the return of Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany to her Emmy Award-winning role as multiple Leda clones. Set to return in 2017, 10 one-hour episodes are currently filming in Toronto. All past seasons of Orphan Black are available now exclusively on CraveTV.
Joining the cast of Orphan Black this season are Elyse Levesque (SGU Stargate Universe) as Detective Engers, a dirty Neolution cop who is a true believer; Andrew Moodie (Covert Affairs) as Mr. Frontenac, Rachel’s new mysterious consultant; Simu Liu (Kim’s Convenience) as Mr. Mitchell, Kira’s new teacher; Jenessa Grant (Reign) as Mud, an eclectic young islander, and Stephen McHattie (The Strain, Pontypool) as P.T. Westmoreland, the mythical 170-year-old founder of Neolution.
Returning to the final season of Orphan Black are fan-favorites Jordan Gavaris as Sarah’s battle-worn foster brother Felix; Kristian Bruun as Alison’s incredibly devoted husband Donnie; Maria Doyle Kennedy as Sarah and Felix’s fiercely loyal and stouthearted foster mother Mrs. S; Kevin Hanchard as Art, a detective torn between being a good cop and his loyalty to the clones; Ari Millen as castor clone Ira; Josh Vokey as Scott, science geek and confidante to Cosima; and Skyler Wexler as Sarah’s daughter Kira. Also returning this season is James Frain as Ferdinand, an intimidating and scheming executive; Evelyne Brochu as love-torn scientist Delphine, and Calwyn Shurgold as Hell Wizard.
Are you an Orphan Black fan? How do you feel about this being the final bow for the show?