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TNT Orders Ridley Scott’s ‘Raised by Wolves’

New Scripted Drama Slated for 2019

TNT has given a straight to series order to “Raised By Wolves,” a serialized sci-fi series from filmmaker Ridley Scott (“The Martian,” “Blade Runner,” “Alien: Covenant”), who will also mark his television directorial debut with the series. Aaron Guzikowski (“Prisoners”) will serve as showrunner as well as a writer.

“Raised by Wolves” centers upon two androids tasked with raising human children on a mysterious virgin planet. As the burgeoning colony of humans threatens to be torn apart by religious differences the androids learn that controlling the beliefs of humans is a treacherous and difficult task.

The series is being produced by Scott’s Scott Free Productions in association with Turner’s Studio T and Madhouse Entertainment, with Scott, Guzikowski, David W. Zucker (“The Man in the High Castle”) and Jordan Sheehan (“The Terror”), and Madhouse Entertainment’s Adam Kolbrenner (“Prisoners”) and Robyn Meisinger (“Prisoners”) serving as executive producers. The International rights to the series will be distributed through Turner International.