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First Look at Krysten Ritter in “Orphan Black: Echoes”

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Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones, Breaking Bad) is the perfect headliner for AMC’s creepy new Orphan Black spin-off series Orphan Black: Echoes.

Ritter takes on the role of Lucy, Lucy, a woman with an unimaginable origin story, trying to find her place in the world.

Set in the near future, and in the World of Orphan Black, the series takes a deep dive into the exploration of the scientific manipulation of human existence, following a group of women as they weave their way into each other’s lives, and embark on a thrilling journey, unravelling the mystery of their identity and uncovering a wrenching story of love and betrayal.

Here’s what we know about the cast of characters joining Ritter when the 10 episode first season of the series debuts on AMC, AMC+ and BBC AMERICA in 2024.

Rya Kihlstedt (A TeacherOne Mississippi)

Kihlstedt will portray Eleanor, a brilliant, tough as nails, neuroscientist, who is deeply loyal to the people she’s close to, including her wife and their son. Raised by working-class parents, nothing was ever handed to her; she is devoted to her work and gets up every day with a singular focus to make a breakthrough in her research. 

Hiroyuki Liao (BarryThe Dropout)

Hiroyuki will star as Darros, an extremely powerful self-made billionaire with a troubled past. Soft-spoken but with an undeniable presence, Darros is a man who always gets what he wants, no matter the cost. 

Reed Diamond (Better Call SaulMosquito Coast)

Diamond will recur throughout the first season as a guest star, playing Tom, the former military, no-nonsense Head of Corporate Security for the Darros Foundation.

Keeley Hawes (BodyguardLine of Duty)

Hawes portrays a perceptive but sensitive scientist who finds herself at odds with her own moral code when circumstances lead her to make an unthinkable choice. 

Amanda Fix (North of Normal, High School)

Fix stars as Jules, a salty teen trying to find herself. The newly adopted daughter of wealthy parents, she is tough as nails, a little reckless but brutally smart. 

Avan Jogia (Now Apocalypse, Zombieland: Double Tap),

Jogia plays Lucy’s boyfriend Jack, a soft-spoken former army medic and single father. He has devoted his life to raising his daughter and discovers the woman he loves has an unimaginable secret. 

Anna Fishko (Pieces of HerThe SocietyFear the Walking Dead) is creator, writer, showrunner and executive producer of Orphan Black: Echoes with John Fawcett, the co-creator of the original series who also directed 17 episodes across all five seasons, on as director and executive producer.

David Fortier and Ivan Schneeberg, executive producers from Boat Rocker on the original Orphan Black series, return as executive producers on the new series.

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Official photography from Orphan Black: Echoes can be found in our gallery below.

Orphan Black: Echoes

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Keeley Hawes - Orphan Black: Echoes Photo Credit: Sophie Giraud/AMC

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