At the ripe old age of 13 Winta McGrath has scored his second role in an international production: a sci-fi drama series which marks Ridley Scott’s TV directing debut.
McGrath joins fellow Aussie Travis Fimmel in Raised by Wolves, which revolves around two androids who are tasked with raising human children on a mysterious virgin planet.
As the colony of humans threatens to be torn apart by religious differences, the androids learn that controlling the beliefs of humans is both treacherous and difficult.
Commissioned by the Us network TNT, which is available in 89 million homes, and written by the showrunner Aaron Guzikowski, the series is in pre-production in Cape Town.
McGrath will play Campion, a scrappy and soulful 12-year-old who was raised from birth by Mother (Amanda Collin) and Father (Abubakar Salim). When a ship of humans arrives from Earth, Campion is exposed to followers of religion for