HBO’s Raised by Wolves is an original and visually stunning science-fiction series set on a recently discovered exoplanet. It has echoes of Prometheus, Alien and Dune, says Emily Wilson
30 September 2020
Mother (Amanda Collin) is an android raising children on Kepler-22b
Coco Van Oppens
Raised by Wolves
This review contains zero spoilers other than the basic premise and setting.
THE blockbuster new science-fiction series from HBO Max, Raised by Wolves, is set on a real exoplanet: Kepler-22b.
Discovered in 2011 by the Kepler Space Telescope, Kepler-22b was the first exoplanet to be found in the habitable zone of its star. In reality, we don’t know much about what it would be like to stand – or perhaps swim or float – on whatever this world …