Ridley Scott, the mastermind behind Alien and Blade Runner, is heading to TNT as the network as given his new sci-fi drama Rasied by Wolves a straight to series order. Aaron Guzikowski (Prisoners) will write and serve as showrunner with Scott making his TV directorial debut under his Scott Free Productions banner alongside TNT’s Studio T and Madhouse Entertainment.
According to Deadline, 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.”
Raised by Wolves marks another partnership for TNT and Ridley Scott. The director served as an executive producer on 2007’s The Company and will be continuing his growing sci-fi programming block for the network with upcoming series including I am the Night with Wonder Woman’s Patty Jenkins, Snowpiercer, and Tell Me Your Secrets.
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