New Orphan Black Season 4 Promo Will Make You Stab Yourself in the Eye

New Orphan Black Season 4 Promo Will Make You Stab Yourself in the Eye

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BBC America has just released a second trailer for Orphan Black‘s impending fourth season and calling it a doozy doesn’t quite do it justice.  It’s only 1 minute long, but it feels longer because there’s just so damned much packed into it.  Much like a full episode of the show, this promo keeps up a brisk pace, has some shocking visuals, and comes with a healthy dose of humor.  All the things we’ve come to love from Orphan Black are in there.

Some official text from BBC America is below, but for now, let’s get to what you’ve come for – the trailer!

Psst … Wanna read the official descriptions for the first 3 episodes AND check out the bios of a bunch of new characters?  Of course you do.  Just click on Orphan Black Season 4: Episode Descriptions & New Character Bios to get even more DNA deliciousness!

From BBC America:

New York – March 14, 2016 – If the only way forward is to go back, then ‘clone club’ is in for a wild ride. BBC AMERICA’s award-winning Orphan Black, starring Emmy® and Golden Globe nominated Tatiana Maslany, returns on a new night and time, Thursday, April 14th at 10/9c.

The sisters have finally settled into some sense of normalcy. Sarah, reunited with her foster mum Mrs S. (Maria Doyle Kennedy), daughter Kira (Skyler Wexler) and the clone original, Kendall Malone (Alison Steadman) at an Icelandic hideout; Alison, enjoying the spoils of the drug trade with husband Donnie (Kristian Bruun) and helping the once rabid Helena settle into domesticity; and Cosima, hard at work on a cure for her illness with lab partner Scott (Josh Vokey). We find Sarah’s battle-worn foster brother Felix (Jordan Gavaris) accepting that he’s been left behind, and trying to pick up the pieces of his life – post ‘clone gate’; and Rachel (Maslany), the clever self-aware clone reunited with her ‘mother,’ Susan Duncan (Rosemary Dunsmore) and attempting a reconciliation. But peace and calm seldom lasts long with this lot and Sarah’s hard won tranquility is disrupted when she receives a call that thrusts her right back in harm’s way.  A mysterious ally tied to Beth leads Sarah back to where it all started. She’ll follow Beth’s footsteps into a dangerous relationship with a potent new enemy, heading in a horrifying but familiar direction.

Also returning this season is Kevin Hanchard as Detective Art Bell, Beth’s partner who’s pledged his allegiance to her sisters, Ari Millenas a mysterious new Castor clone, the likes of which we’ve never seen before and James Frain as Ferdinand, the intimidating assassin for shadowy organization, Topside.  Joining this season is Joel Thomas Hynes as Dizzy, an edgy hacker who doesn’t conform to group mentality; Jessalyn Wanlim as Evie Cho, a powerful, bioengineer; Lauren Hammersley as Adele, a wickedly-intelligent lawyer with a bit of a drinking problem; Gord Rand as Detective Duko, a mysterious figure with ties to Neolution; and Ian Matthews and Miranda Edwards as Frank and Roxie, Neolution’s clean-up crew.

United in their mission to end the constant threats to their lives once and for all, the sisters are taking matters into their own hands.  No more looking for guidance, permission or consensus on decisions – the clones are taking full ownership…no matter the cost to those around them.  Retracing steps from the beginning will uncover revelations that had been there all along, and will ultimately shake their fragile world to the core.

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Orphan Black season 4 premieres on its new night, Thursday, April 14 at 10/9C on BBC America

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Tom Gardiner