Raised by Wolves
In season two of RAISED BY WOLVES, Android partners Mother (Amanda Collin) and Father (Abubakar Salim), along with their brood of six human children, join a newly formed atheistic colony in Kepler 22 b’s mysterious tropical zone. But navigating this strange new society is only the start of their troubles as Mother’s “natural child” threatens to drive what little remains of the human race to extinction.
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Mother and Father, along with their six human children, join a new atheistic colony in Kepler-22b’s mysterious tropical zone. But navigating this strange new society is only the start of their troubles.
CAST AND CREW
Ridley Scott, one of the world’s foremost directors and producers, is most known for his work on films such as Thelma & Louise, Alien, Black Hawk Down and Blade Runner. His film epic Gladiator won the Academy Award®, Golden Globe®, and BAFTA Awards for Best Picture, as well as the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Russell Crowe. Throughout his illustrious career, Scott has also been lauded by the Emmy Awards, Cannes Film Festival and the PGA Awards. In 1968, Scott formed RSA as a commercial production house for some of the world’s most recognized corporate brands. In 1995, Scott formed Scott Free Productions to serve as a production company for his film and television projects such as Blade Runner 2049, Murder on the Orient Express, Hannibal, American Gangster, Concussion, the critically-acclaimed CBS drama, The Good Wife, its spin-off The Good Fight, the HBO Max sci-fi series, Raised by Wolves, and the hit telefilms Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus. As a director, Scott’s recent projects include Alien: Covenant, the sequel to Prometheus, starring Michael Fassbender and Katherine Waterston; All the Money in the World, starring Christopher Plummer, Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg; The Last Duel, starring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Jodie Comer; and House of Gucci starring Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, and Al Pacino. Next, he will direct Kit Bag with Joaquin Phoenix set to star as French military leader and emperor Napoleon.
A highly talented and versatile actress, Amanda Collin has quickly established herself as a well-respected international presence and one to watch for American audiences.
Upcoming, Collin recently wrapped production on Danish comedy Fædre & Mødre, which is slated for release in October 2022.
Prior, she starred in Jesper W. Nielsen’s The Exception, opposite Sidse Babett Knudsen. Based on the best-selling European novel by Christian Jungersen, the film follows four women who work together at a small NGO in Copenhagen as they begin to turn against each other when two receive death threats. The film recently premiered to American audiences at the 2020 Santa Barbara International Film Festival where it received the Valhalla Award and was released in Denmark on April 30, 2020. Earlier this year, Collin was seen in Daniel Borgman’s Resin, which premiered at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. The film was nominated for numerous Danish Film Awards, including Collin’s nomination for Best Supporting Actress earlier this year.
Collin is perhaps best known to Danish audiences for her breakout role as Marie in Christian Tafdrup’s drama A Horrible Woman. The film tells the story of a modern relationship as seen through the eyes of a man. The film made its world premiere at the 2017 Warsaw Film Festival where it was nominated for Best Film and later screened at the 2018 Buenos Aires International Festival where it was nominated for Best Film – International Competition. Collin’s performance earned her the 2018 Danish Film Award for Best Actress and the 2018 Danish Critics Award for Best Actress.
In 2016, she made her feature film debut in Hans Petter Molan’s Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith. The film premiered at the 2016 Edinburgh International Film Festival where it was nominated for Best Feature Film and the Audience Award. The film received continual critical acclaim and Collin was later nominated for a 2017 Danish Film Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress.
In 2015, Collin made her stage debut as part of the Mungo Park Theatre’s ensemble where she performed in a variety of productions including Andersen’s Fairytales, Boys Don’t Cry, and Hamlet. In 2017, she starred in the titular role in Strindberg’s drama Miss Julie at the Royal Danish theatre, astounding audiences and many Danish critics. Following, she went on to act in two additional productions at the Royal Danish Theatre: Peter Christoffersen’s Never Dry Tears Away Without Wearing Gloves and Møller and Larsen, directed by Thomas Bendixen.
Collin’s Danish television credits include Theo & Den Magiske Talisman, which was nominated for a 2019 Danish Film Award in the category of Best Short-Format TV Series; Sjit Happens, which was nominated for a Danish Film Award for Best Short-Format TV Series in 2014 and 2015; Tæt På Sandheden Med Jonathan Spang; Mercur; Ditte & Louise; Bedre Skilt End Aldrig; Banken: New Normal; and Klaes The Roommate.
Collin studied acting at the William Esper School in New York and currently resides in her native Copenhagen.
BAFTA-nominated actor Abubakar Salim stars in the coveted role of Father in Ridley Scott's sci-fi drama series Raised By Wolves for HBO Max.
Born to Kenyan parents in Hertfordshire, Salim began his career at NYT (National Youth Theatre of Great Britain) before furthering his craft as an actor at the prestigious drama school LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts), where he was awarded a Genesis Foundation scholarship to train.
Since graduating, Salim has worked with some of the best British directors working today including Sam Mendes, Joe Wright and Ridley Scott, to name a few. He continues to build a career not only showcasing his talent within the film, television and theatre medium, but also within the games industry.
Harnessing his passion for interactive media, in 2019 Salim founded Surgent Studios, a production studio that strives to create content stemming from human truth, and Silver Rain Games, a game development studio with the same goals and aspirations. Shortly after launching both companies, he secured a major deal with Electronic Arts Inc, EA Originals Label, which is dedicated to elevating bold and independent gaming studios.
In 2018, Salim was nominated for a BAFTA Games Award® for Best Performer for his role as the main protagonist Bayek on Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Origins.
On British television, Salim starred in the period drama Jamestown as well as a recurring role in the Sam Mendes-produced BBC/Amazon series Informer. He also played a leading role in the mini-series Fortitude for Sky opposite Dennis Quaid.
His other credits include Black Mirror, the Netflix/Canal Plus drama series Spotless and Jonah in the BBC adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s The Cuckoo’s Calling.
He is a jury member for BAFTA Games, Film and Television. He is also part of the Advisory Council for the Genesis Kickstart Fund, designed to enable outstanding freelance artists to stay on their career paths and explore new possibilities in a world radically altered by COVID-19.
Travis Fimmel can currently be seen starring in Ridley Scott's Raised by Wolves for HBO Max. He was nominated for a 2020 Critic's Choice Super Award for his role as Marcus in the series. Fimmel is most known for playing the lead role of Ragnar on 4 seasons of History Channel’s hit original series Vikings. His performance in Season 2 landed him on Variety’s Emmy Contenders short-list and his final season, which aired in late 2016, earned equal critical acclaim.
Fimmel recently wrapped production on the indie film "One Way" also starring Kevin Bacon, Storm Reid and Colson Baker. Additional previous film credits include the A24 film “Lean On Pete” opposite Chloe Sevigny, Steve Buscemi and Charlie Plummer, “Dreamland” opposite Margot Robbie, “Danger Close,” a drama based on the real-life events of Australian soldiers at the Battle of Long Tan during the Vietnam War, the romantic comedy “Maggie’s Plan” starring alongside Julianne Moore, Ethan Hawke and Greta Gerwig, "Warcraft" for Legendary Pictures/Universal which amassed more than $450 million worldwide, “Needle" with Ben Mendelsohn, "Restraint" opposite Teresa Palmer and Stephen Moyer, "The Experiment" with Adrien Brody, "The Baytown Outlaws" with Billy Bob Thornton, and "Harodim" opposite Peter Fonda. In 2008, he starred opposite the late Patrick Swayze on A&E’s drama series The Beast.
Fimmel is a native of Echuca Victoria, Australia.
Winta McGrath, born in Melbourne, Australia, was raised in Australia and the UK. He made his screen debut at the age of 7 in ‘Aloft’, a feature film by Oscar®-nominated director Claudia Llosa, starring alongside his brother Zen McGrath and also starring Jennifer Connelly and Cillian Murphy. He has since appeared in feature films Boys in the Trees and Red Dog: True Blue, and the Australian television series Doctor Doctor, written by BAFTA® winner and Oscar-nominated Tony McNamara (The Favourite, The Great).
Since graduating from LAMDA, Selina shot the highly anticipated second season of Ridley Scott's Raised By Wolves for HBO Max. Selina recently played one of the lead roles in the short film Nadia's Gift and starred in another short, Medea, playing the title role. In February 2022, Selina will be making her stage debut in An Unfinished Man at the Yard Theatre, directed by Taia Lawson.
Niamh is a BAFTA®- and BIFA-nominated Irish actress who has also won two IFTA awards. In 2018, she was included in Screen International’s Screen Stars of Tomorrow, and in 2019, she was named a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit. She has taken the industry by storm, working with some of the most esteemed filmmakers of our time on both the small and big screen.
Niamh will next be seen in the second season of Ridley Scott’s TV directorial debut Raised by Wolves. Niamh stars alongside Travis Fimmel, Amanda Collin and Abubakar Salim in the post-apocalyptic epic saga. The first season of Raised by Wolves was released on HBO Max and SKY Atlantic in 2020, and Niamh was nominated for an IFTA award for the role.
Later this year, Niamh will be seen in The Wonder, in which she stars alongside Florence Pugh. The Netflix film is based on the book by Emma Donoghue (Room) and is directed by Sebastian Lelio. The film is set in the 1850s and follows an English nurse who goes to a village in Ireland to observe a young girl who has survived without food for months.
Last summer, Niamh was seen in the lead role in Channel 4’s tentpole drama Deceit. The drama is based on the true events following the murder of Rachel Nickell in 1992. The 4-part series follows Niamh’s character Sadie/Lizzie, who is asked to go undercover as a Honeytrap to convince the lead suspect in the case to confess to Rachel’s murder. The series was well received by critics and audiences alike with reviews highlighting Niamh’s “phenomenal” and “layered” performance (The Guardian).
At the same time, Niamh’s film Censor was released in cinemas. The film is a psychological horror directed by Prano Bailey-Bond which follows Niamh’s character Enid, a film censor who starts to lose her grasp on reality after watching a 1980s video nasty. The film premiered at Sundance Film Festival and has been incredibly well-received by critics and audiences. Censor received several nominations at the British Independent Film Awards, including the Best Cinematography category. Empire called Niamh’s performance “magnificent” and Mark Kermode gave the film five stars for The Guardian and highlighted how she “breathes empathetic life” into a character.
In 2020, Nick Rowland’s debut feature Calm with Horses was released. Niamh played Ursula alongside Barry Keoghan and Cosmo Jarvis. Niamh’s performance led to her first BAFTA Film nomination in the Supporting Actress category. She also received two nominations at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) in the Best Supporting Actress and Most Promising Newcomer categories. She won an Irish Film and TV Award (IFTA) for her performance in the role in the Best Actress in a Supporting Role category. The film premiered at Toronto Film Festival and was released in the U.S. under the title The Shadow of Violence.
Other film credits include her role opposite Jason Statham in Guy Ritchie’s revenge action thriller, Wrath of Man. Niamh has also been announced to star in new film Mooring opposite Charlotte Rampling.
In 2020, Niamh won an IFTA award for Best Actress in a Lead role in Drama for her performance in Shane Meadow’s devastating mini-series The Virtues. She was also nominated in the Rising Star Category in the same year. The drama was released in 2019 and follows Joseph (Stephen Graham) as he returns to Ireland to face the demons of his past. Niamh plays Joseph’s fiery sister-in-law Dinah, who is also haunted by a deeply held secret of her own. The series aired in May 2019 on Channel 4, receiving phenomenal critical acclaim.
Other credits include MotherFatherSon for BBC2 opposite Richard Gere and Channel 4/HBO Max series Pure which follows Marnie, played by Charley Clive, who has Pure OCD, a condition which causes intrusive X-rated thoughts with no explanation. She also starred in The Bisexual as Tania in October 2018, and The Drummer and the Keeper. The film premiered at London Film Festival and follows an unlikely friendship between a bipolar drummer of a rock band and an institutionalised teen suffering from Asperger’s syndrome.
Jordan Loughran is best known for playing Tip on NBC's Emerald City and Sorsha on Disney’s Evermoor. She starred in Spur of the Moment at the famed Royal Court Theater in London and recently wrote and directed her first short film, Supper. In her free time, she loves cooking, knitting and is an avid gamer. Jordan is fluent in both Spanish and French and she currently resides in the UK.
Ivy Wong is a British actress who played Pendra Siliu in Star Wars: Rogue One. Ivy was invited to attend MCM London Comic Con and London Film & Comic Con by Showmasters as special guest, to do autographs and photos for fans. She works extensively as a model for leading fashion brands such as Burberry, Moncler and Adidas.
Television work includes Bloods seasons one and two (Rough Cut for Sky 1); The Beat Must Die (New Regency / Scott Free for BRITBOX); Raised by Wolves seasons one and two (Scott Free for HBO Max); Unforgotten seasons two and three (MainStreet Pictures for ITV1); Call the Midwife (Neal Street for BBC1); and The Level (Hillbilly for ITV1).
Film work includes The Orange Anarkali, Bush, The Energy Within and Shia/Sunni.
Theatre work includes Unknown Rivers (Hampstead Theatre); Sundowning (UK tour, Kali Theatre Company); Voices in the Dark
(Shakespeare’s Globe); Spun (Arcola); Sanguine Night (RADA Festival); Anita and Me (Birmingham REP, TCT Company); Child of the Divide (UK tour, Tamasha & Bhuchar Boulevard theatre company); Seventeen (Lyric Hammersmith/Belvoir, Sydney); Tipping the Velvet (Lyric Hammersmith/Edinburgh Lyceum); and The Interventionists (Lyric Hammersmith).
Ethan Hazzard can be seen in the series Raised by Wolves, Gira/Haji, The Long Song and Damned. He has also appeared in feature films Break and The Dare.
Felix lives in the UK with his family. He first started acting with his local drama group and performed with them at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival from the age of 9. Felix has worked in film, television, theatre and radio. His credits include The Ghost, Game of Thrones, Catherine the Great, Summer of Rockets and Raised By Wolves. Felix has trained in the art of fencing and horse-riding and also enjoys playing the guitar and piano.
James Harkness received stonking reviews for his performance opposite Kelly MacDonald in the BAFTA-nominated BBC miniseries entitled The Victim as well as opposite Martin Compston in Nicole Taylor’s The Nest. Harkness’s other television credits include The English Game, Gangs of London, Tin Star, Moving On Series 7, Silent Witness, River City and In Plain Sight. He has also appeared in feature films Wild Rose, Phantom Thread, Darkest Hour, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Macbeth, Untitled Cycling Project, Hector and Barking at Tree. On stage, Harkness has appeared in Royal Court Theatre’s X, Headlong’s The Absence of War, National Theatre/Theatre Royal Haymarket’s Great Britain and National Theatre/Citizens Young Company’s Blacholt
TV/Film credits include: Druna in Cursed (Netflix); Amelia in The Capture (BBC One); Esther’s Friend in Summer of Rockets (BBC Two); Katy Farr in Vera (ITV); DC Amelia Gayle in Eastenders (BBC); and Noa in Emerald City TV (Series - NBC).
Theatre credits include: Miss Forsythe Death of a Salesman (Young Vic); Jenny & Understudy Bobbie Company (Gielgud Theatre); Caroline or Change (Chichester Festival Theatre); Ragtime (Charing Cross Theatre); Dusty (Workshop/Maria Friedman); A Kid Like Jake (Workshop/Sam Yates); Dr Feelgood (Workshop/Sam Yates); Committee (Workshop/Adam Penford); Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Donmar Warehouse); The Etienne Sisters (Stratford East); City of Angels (Donmar Warehouse); The Color Purple (Menier Chocolate Factory); X Factor the Musical (Workshop); Sister Act (Kilworth House); The Praise Singer (Workshop); Chess (Toronto); Ghost The Musical (West End); Not Quite Gospel (Birmingham Rep); and Hairspray (Original UK Tour)
Kim Engelbrecht currently stars as the title character in the Fremantle International series Reyka, which premiered to rave reviews in South Africa (MNet), US (BritBox), Canada (CBS) and Australia (SBS), and will continue to roll out in over 80 territories this year including the UK on Channel 4. Engelbrecht’s previous television credits include The Flash (CW) and Bulletproof (Sky) as well as feature film credits such as Eye In The Sky opposite Helen Mirren.
Matias was most recently seen on Raised By Wolves. He can also be seen in the third season of Narcos for Netflix. In 2019, he can be seen starring in Jesper Ganslandt’s feature film 438 Days alongside Gustaf Skarsgård. Previously, Varela was seen opposite Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard and Alicia Vikander in director Justin Kurzel’s Assasin’s Creed. Other recent credits include a recurring arc on The Borgias; the Point Break remake opposite Edgar Ramirez; starring in the Swedish series Arne Dahl; and starring in the Swedish Easy Money (Snabba Cash) franchise trilogy of films.
Morgan Jade Santo can most recently be seen in HBO Max’s sci-fi Raised by Wolves and BBC’s series The Watch. She has also performed in theatre productions Matilda, as the lead, and Artscape Theatre’s Evita and Wizard of Oz.
Peter Christoffersen is a Danish TV, film, stage actor and director, who graduated from the Danish National School of Performing Arts in 2009. On stage, Christoffersen has shown his richly faceted talent in a multitude of different roles in both classic and modern plays at Mungo Park, Odense Theatre and The Royal Danish Theatre for which he has gained great critical acclaim for his work.
In 2022 Christoffersen will appear in the second season of Ridley Scott’s Raised by Wolves in the role of Cleaver.
His resume includes features such as director Ole Bornedal’s The Way to Mandalay, which became a huge hit at the Danish box office, The Absent One by Mikkel Nørgaard and A Family by Pernille Fischer Christensen. Christoffersen is also featured in numerous series including crime series The Protectors (2010), the second season of the BAFTA-nominated The Bridge II, The Other World (2016, DR) and crime series Below the Surface (2017, TV2).