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Final Season of Orphan Black Hits Home Video In September!

TV’s most wonderful science fiction series, Orphan Black, is just beginning its fifth and final season abut we already have a release date for its Blu-ray and DVD – September 12th.

Orphan Black: Season Five will contain five featurettes plus looks inside each episode (still no audio commentaries, though!).

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The Beginning of the End Trailer: Orphan Black!

‘From the very start they hunted us…’ begins Sarah Manning, as the sestras run through the ways that Neolution has treated them – until, finally, she adds, ‘Now we fight!’

The are one! You’d better believe it!

The final season of Orphan Black premieres on BBC America on Saturday, June 10th (10/9C)

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Final Season Premiere Date for Orphan Black Announced!

The end is near for Orphan Black’s Clone Club. The entire cast of one of the smartest, most engaging shows in television history begins its farewells with an appearance at Paleyfest LA in March –  before the show’s final season premieres  on Saturday, June 10th.

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Orphan Black Season 5 Cast Announced!

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In what seems like an unprecedented move by BBC America, the network has announced the casting for the fifth and final season of the Emmy®-winning drama Orphan Black.

Aside from the show’s core cast – Tatiana Maslany (every Leda clone), Jordan Gavaris (Felix), Maria Doyle Kennedy (Mrs. S), Kevin Hanchard (Art), Kristian Bruun (Donnie), Ari Millen (Castor clone Ira), Josh Vokey (Scott) and Skyler Wexler (Kira) – the season five returning cast will include James Frain (Ferdinand), Evelyne Brochu (Delphine) and Calwyn Shurgold (Hell Wizard).

Key new characters include: Detective Engers, Mr. Frontenac, Mr. Mitchell, Mud and P.T. Westmoreland. For character descriptions (and their respective cast members) follow the jump.

Co-creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett and returning writer Alex Line head up the creative team. Orphan black will conclude its run in 2017.

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Orphan Black: From Instinct to Rational Control – Maggotbots, Pressure Bombs and Second Generation Clones, Oh, My!

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Orphan Black – From Instinct to Rational Control. Sarah (TATAIANA MASLANY)

We’re not even halfway into season four of Orphan Black (BBC America, Thursday, 10/9C) and the revelations have come flooding from the minds of the show’s creators like a monsoon. We’ve learned there’s another clone, MK, who was working with Beth; we’ve learned there’s another Castor clone, Ira; we’ve learned that Charlotte was cloned from Rachel (so, a second-generation clone), and so much more.

In this week’s episode, the hits just keep on coming…

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Orphan Black – Right Back Where We Started From!

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Just when they think they’re home free, the Clone Club discovers they’ve barely scratched the surface on the third season finale of Orphan Black (BBC America, Saturdays, 9/8C).

First, they discovered they were clones; then they discovered Castor, and now, ah, now…

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Orphan Black: Family Is Family Is Family!

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The third season of Orphan Black is taking shape in some unique ways – not the least of which is the way it’s circling back to the Proletheans.

As teased with her brief appearance in last week’s episode, Gracie Johansson is back – and her honeymoon with Mark turns out to be something else as well…

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Orphan Black – A Whole ‘Nother Level of Complexity!

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The first two seasons of Orphan Black (BBC America, Saturdays, 9/8C) have followed the four members of what has come to be known as the Clone Club as they sought to find out a) who was trying to kill them off and why, and b) how did they come to exist in the first place.

Along the way the series explored concepts like identity, sibling rivalry, nature vs. nurture and more. Series co-creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett have expected their audience to pay attention and think. Millions of them have. Then, at the end of season two, they dropped an even bigger bombshell – there’s another series of clones; male ones!

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