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Michelle Forbes Previews Mysterious New ‘Orphan Black’ Power Player

Michelle Forbes Previews Mysterious New ‘Orphan Black’ Power Player

Orphan Black may as well be retitled Unsolved Mysteries, since the BBC America show is stuffed full of unanswered questions.

Like, how did the cloning experiment — which produced Sarah, Alison, Cosima, Helena, and others (all played by Tatiana Maslany) — get started? And just who was involved? And how does the DYAD Institute, a scientific corporation, figure into everything?

Maybe we’ll get some answers from Michelle Forbes, who plays Marion Bowles. The veteran actress — you’ve seen her in True Blood, Battlestar Galactica, and many, many other shows — is appearing in several episodes of this final stretch of Orphan Black Season 2, and her character, Marion, is a power player with deep ties.

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Game of Thrones Gwendoline Christie Joins Star Wars VII Cast

Game of Thrones Gwendoline Christie Joins Star Wars VII Cast

Heroes for Hire congratulates Gwendoline on the new role!

Lucasfilm has announced that Gwendoline Christie — who joined Thrones early in Season 2 — will appear in the first film of the new Star Wars trilogy, as will Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave).  “I could not be more excited about Lupita and Gwendoline joining the cast of Episode VII,” Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement. “It’s thrilling to see this extraordinarily talented ensemble taking shape.”

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Tricia Helfer to star in new Syfy space drama

Tricia Helfer to star in new Syfy space drama

Tricia Helfer is returning to Syfy to star in the network’s upcoming six-hour event series Ascension.

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