The first full-length trailer for legendary sci-fi director Ridley Scott’s series Raised by Wolves is out and the post-apocalyptic drama looks, quite frankly, stunning.
The director of Alien, Blade Runner and The Martian appears to have blended classic android characters with the fairytale of the Big Bad Wolf for Warner Bros’ new channel HBO Max.
Raised by Wolves is the story of an android character called Mother (Swedish actress Amanda Collin), who is a surrogate carer for a bevy of human children who are left parentless after a war has destroyed Earth so, according to EW, she was built to start anew by raising humans on a virgin planet.
Raised by Wolves is complicated by the conventional robot vs human dichotomy – Mother and another robot carer fear that the colony will be destroyed by the unpredictable natures of the humans. To further stoke the drama, a stranger (Australian Vikings star Travis Fimmel) enters their world and introduces the idea that Mother may in fact be the proverbial Big Bad Wolf from the stories told to children.
However, viewers can see some HBO shows on the NOW TV streaming service. It’s not yet clear if Raised by Wolves will be offered on this platform.
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