Canadian sci-fi series Orphan Black has been renewed for a fifth and final season.
The final 10 episodes will air in 2017.
The series, starring Tatiana Maslany, is produced by Temple Street in association with BBC America and Space.
“Orphan Black is a thrilling, genre-bending ride that has captured our fans’ imaginations and hearts like no other show,” BBC America president Sarah Barnett said in a statement. “Our genius team of actors, writers and producers have, time after time, taken us to a place of awe, delight and utter shock and surprise. Tatiana has been and continues to be a complete revelation, hers is one of the most remarkable performances on television, and she is joined by an extraordinary cast. We can’t wait to take our incredibly passionate audience on one final gobsmacking clone adventure.”
Co-creators and showrunners Graeme Manson and John Fawcett added: “We are excited to deliver an epic conclusion to the tale of Sarah and her clone sisters. The past four seasons have been a phenomenal adventure and we are eternally grateful to our loyal fans who have loved the twists and thrills of our weird little show. We are thankful to our partners at Temple Street, and to BBC America and Space for their support and giving us the opportunity to end on a high.”
It airs in Australia on SBS 2.
Source: Hollywood Reporter