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Sci-fi series Orphan Black to air final season in 2017

Acclaimed clone conspiracy thriller Orphan Black, staring Regina-born actress Tatiana Maslany, will air its fifth and final season in 2017, its creators have announced.
Tatiana Maslany, left and right, plays more than 10 cloned characters in Orphan Black. The series will air its fifth and final season in 2017 with 10 one-hour episodes on the Space TV channel. (Space/Canadian Press)

Orphan Black is fading to black.

The acclaimed clone conspiracy thriller will air its fifth and final season on Space next year. 

The series will conclude with 10 one-hour episodes on Space.

Regina-born actress Tatiana Maslany picked up a Golden Globe nomination in 2014 and an Emmy nomination last year for playing a collective of clone sisters on the sci-fi series.

While working on Orphan Black, Tatiana Maslany has also appeared in films, including staring in Kim Nguyen's latest feature film Two Lovers and a Bear. (Max Films)

Series co-creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson say they're excited to deliver an "epic conclusion" to the story of lead character Sarah and her siblings.

The season 4 finale of the Peabody-winning series airs Thursday on Space.

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