Echoes TV Series Adds Amanda Fix and Avan Jogia

Amanda Fix broken diamonds and Kung Fu and Avan Jogia of Zombieland: double tap and Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City have signed on to fill the lead roles opposite previously announced star and executive producer Krysten Ritter on Orphan Black: Echoesa new series set in the universe of sci-fi thriller black orphan.

The first season of Orphan Black: Echoes will consist of ten episodes. The show is set in the near future and will “explore the scientific manipulation of human existence”. It follows

a group of women as they weave their way into each other’s lives and embark on an exciting journey, unraveling the mystery of their identity and uncovering a heartbreaking tale of love and betrayal.

The show is slated to premiere on AMC and the AMC+ streaming service sometime in 2023.

Deadline hears that Fix will play Jules, “a salty teenager trying to find herself. The newly adopted daughter of wealthy parents, Jules is tough as nails, a little reckless but brutally smart. Jogia takes on the role of Jack, the boyfriend of Lucy (Ritter ), a soft-spoken ex-military doctor and single father who has dedicated his life to raising his daughter and discovers that the woman he loves has an unimaginable secret.

Ritter is executive producer Orphan Black: Echoes alongside creator/showrunner Anna Fishko, original series co-creator/director John Fawcett and Boat Rocker’s David Fortier, Ivan Schneeberg, Katie O’Connell Marsh, Nick Nantell and Kerry Appleyard.

black orphan ran for five seasons on BBC America. Tatiana Maslany, now star of the Marvel / Disney+ series She-Hulk: Lawyerplayed by Sarah, “a stranger and orphan whose life changes dramatically after witnessing the suicide of a woman who looks like her. Sarah comes to terms with her identity, her boyfriend and her bank account. But instead of solving her problems, The street-smart chameleon is plunged headlong into a kaleidoscopic mystery. She makes the dizzying discovery that she and the dead woman are clones… but are they the only ones? Sarah quickly finds herself caught in the middle of a murderous plot and must race to find answers about who she is and how many others are like her.(Thanks to Fandom.com for synopsis.) Over the course of the series, Maslany ended up playing fourteen different clones.

I have not seen black orphan again, but after watching Maslany’s work in the first two episodes of She-Hulk I’m seriously considering giving it a look.

Are you looking forward to Orphan Black: Echoes? What do you think of the cast that is being assembled? Share your thoughts on this one by leaving a comment below.

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