Tag: orphan black

  • Creating The Clone Club: Sarah Manning and Helena

    Creating The Clone Club: Sarah Manning and Helena

    Tatiana Maslany as Sarah Manning (Left) and Helena (Right) BBC America: Orphan Black Season 2 Episode 5. Photo: BBC America While all the separate characters in Orphan Black could be considered an ensemble cast with distinct fully fleshed-out storylines for every character. However, the majority of the story pivots around sisters Sarah Manning and Helena. […]

  • Creating the Clone Club: Beth, M.K. AND Tony

    Creating the Clone Club: Beth, M.K. AND Tony

    “I remember thinking, [the clones] are so different, we probably could have gotten away with different actors who look similar.” He shook his head and added, “I couldn’t see, at all, the same person.” – David Frazee, New York Times “The Many Faces of Tatiana Maslany” by Lili Loofbourow One of Orphan Black’s strengths is Tatiana […]

  • Creating the Clone Club: Rachel Duncan

    Creating the Clone Club: Rachel Duncan

    Rachel Duncan grew up not only privileged, with wealth and position within Dyad. She was the only clone self-awareness of her origins and also had access to files of all other clones. Touted as the first child raised by Neolution, Rachel was raised in the Dyad Institute’s care after a “lab accident killed” her parents, […]

  • Creating the Clone Club: Krystal Goderitch

    Creating the Clone Club: Krystal Goderitch

    Tatiana Maslany as Krystal Goderitch BBC America: Orphan Black Season Season 4 Episode 10. Photo: BBC America Like many Leda ladies, Krystal Goderich begins her journey to the truth by taking note of all the odd things in her life. She’s suspicious of the fact that she gets new boyfriends, a.k.a monitor, every two years. […]

  • Creating The Clone Club: Castor

    Creating The Clone Club: Castor

    “We wanted a weird bad guy,” says John Fawcett. “When I watch television, so often I feel like a lot of the casting feels generic. I’m looking for a mix of something compelling from a physical point of view, which makes you just want to look at them, and someone who brings an energy or interpretation to […]

  • Creating the Clone Club: Cosima Niehaus

    Creating the Clone Club: Cosima Niehaus

    When talking to Vanity Fair, makeup artist Stephen Lyne described Cosima Niehaus as “The girl who has gone her own way completely since high school. Her perspective is: I am my own person. I am an alternative to all of you.” Cosima embodies and holds onto this strong sense of self as she is one […]

  • Creating the Clone Club: Alison Hendrix

    Creating the Clone Club: Alison Hendrix

    Warning, Spoilers for Orphan Black seasons 1-5.  Within the first three minutes of Orphan Black, a BBC America tv series created by John Fawcett and Graeme Manson create a gripping series when Sarah Manning locks eyes with a woman in distress who looks exactly like her. Before she can ask any questions, the woman walks […]