The BBC America clone drama Orphan Black has been picked up for a new 10-episode season according to HollywoodReporter.com. Production of the sci-fi series starring Tatiana Maslany will start this September in Toronto and will premiere in the spring of 2015.
Maslany, who plays nearly a dozen characters, was nominated for a Golden Globe as well as honors from the Critics' Choice TV Awards, TCA Awards and Canadian Screen Awards.
The second series debuted with 1.24 million viewers on April 19th and ended with a 1.4 million rating as they revealed the first male clone, Mark (Ari Millen). John Fawcett, series co-creator with Graeme Manson, said the introduction of the male clone "put into motion" the new season.