Ridley Scott’s highly anticipated new HBO Max Original Series, RAISED BY WOLVES, begins streaming Thursday, Sept. 3 on Crave, day-and-date with HBO Max in the U.S., it was confirmed today. Subsequent episodes drop Thursdays on Crave. Scott serves as an executive producer on the series and directed the first two episodes, marking his television series directorial debut for North American audiences. RAISED BY WOLVES was created by Aaron Guzikowski, acclaimed writer and visionary behind the highly lauded film, Prisoners. Guzikowski also serves as showrunner for the project.
RAISED BY WOLVES will also reach television audiences exclusively on CTV Sci-Fi with a sneak-peak season premiere, Thursday Sept. 3 at 9:30p.m. ET. The season will continue to unfold Fridays at 9 p.m. ET beginning September 4.
“Ridley Scott is a master storyteller and we’re thrilled to deliver his latest sci-fi project to Canadian audiences,” said Tracey Pearce, President, Distribution and Pay, Bell Media. “With elements of drama, intrigue, humanity, and conflict, RAISED BY WOLVES is the perfect show for Crave subscribers to dig into this fall.”
RAISED BY WOLVES centres on 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 cast includes Amanda Collin (A Conspiracy of Faith, A Horrible Woman), Abubakar Salim (FORTITUDE, JAMESTOWN), Winta McGrath (Aloft, Red Dog: True Blue), Niamh Algar (THE VIRTUES, Calm With Horses), Jordan Loughran (The Infiltrator, EMERALD CITY), Matias Varela (NARCOS, Point Break), Felix Jamieson (GAME OF THRONES, The Ghost), Ethan Hazzard (THE LONG SONG, DAMNED), Aasiya Shah (CALL THE MIDWIFE, UNFORGOTTEN), and Ivy Wong (Star Wars: Rogue One, Maleficent 2) and Travis Fimmel (VIKINGS).
RAISED BY WOLVES joins Crave’s existing offering of HBO Max Original titles which currently includes SELENA + CHEF, AN AMERICAN PICKLE, EXPECTING AMY, LOVE LIFE, CRAFTOPIA, and LEGENDARY, with additional programming like GOSSIP GIRL, THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT, COLLEGE GIRLS and GREEN LANTERN coming soon.
The series is produced by Scott’s Scott Free Productions, with Scott, writer and creator Aaron Guzikowski, David W. Zucker (The Man in the High Castle), Jordan Sheehan (The Terror), Adam Kolbrenner (Prisoners) and Mark Huffam (The Martian) serving as executive producers.