We have to wait until 2014 to see what the heck will happen in season two of BBC America’s breakout hit Orphan Black, but star Tatiana Maslany is teasing that at least one clone is in for some major problems next year.
In a wide-ranging interview with TV Guide, the versatile star talked about how that shocking final episode will have season-long repercussions going forward, especially for suburban clone Alison, who (literally) signed her life away in the episode’s finale.
According to Maslany, she’ll definitely pay for that decision next season:
“I think Alison is f—ed. [Laughs] I think she f—ed up big time. My favorite thing for Alison is the denial that she lives in consistently. It’s her favorite place to live. She’d rather pretend everything is perfect, and nothing can be less perfect than her life is right now. This is literally the worst thing that can happen to her, that she signed her life away and she thinks everything is good. Obviously it’s not going to be, and we’re going to see her lose her sh–, I’m sure.”
In addition to that tantalizing bit of season-two news, Maslany also talked about how the show deals with individuality — which is admittedly weird, since it’s a show about clones. But it works:
“It resonates differently for each of them. There’s something about that idea of ownership over your body that I feel is quite resonant to women. It’s so interesting that it’s in the context of clones, but it’s all women dealing with this idea of, “Do I own my body? Is my body mine? Who am I if I don’t own my body? Who am I if somebody else has decided all this stuff?” I think Sarah is a fiercely rebellious person, so anybody putting her in a box is when she’ll lose her sh–. Cosima is fascinated with this concept because of the science of it and because of the way that she can break things down and understand them better. Alison bought into it. It’s cool that they all deal with it very differently.”
Season two is expected to debut at some point in 2014. Summer would be a safe bet. Will you be watching?
(Via The Mary Sue)