Chatwin will play Jason Kellerman, a savvy drug dealer/businessman in the genre show starring Tatiana Maslany. Frain will join season three’s cast as Ferdinand, a well-educated “cleaner.”
Ksenia Solo will appear as a holistic healer who might befriend Maslany’s Cosima. Solo is known for her performance on Syfy’s “Lost Girl,” another female-led genre show that also films in Toronto.
Kyra Harper (“Warehouse 13”) and Earl Pastko (“Murdoch Mysteries”) are also on board for the new season, set to play a ruthless doctor and a violent bodyguard, respectively.
“Orphan Black” is created by Graeme Manson and John Fawcett with Ivan Schneeberg and David Fortier exec producing. The show is produced by Temple Street Productions and distributed by BBC Worldwide.
Season three is currently in production in Toronto and will bow on BBC America in 2015.