First trailer for sci-fi epic Raised by Wolves sees robots battle to save humans amid bloody civil war

THE official trailer for Sir Ridley Scott's epic new series Raised by Wolves shows androids trying to keep peace among humans.

The sci-fi drama tells the story of two androids – Mother and Father – who are given the task of raising human children on a mysterious virgin planet.

As a nearby growing 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 first two episodes are directed by Scott – the acclaimed director behind Alien, The Martian and Blade Runner – and he also producers the series.

The 10-episode series will drop on Sky Atlantic and streaming service NOW TV on December 5.

The sci-fi series made such an impression when it aired in the US, that streaming service HBO Max has already received a season two renewal and will return to the platform in 2021.

The cast includes Amanda Collin (A Conspiracy of Faith), Travis Fimmel (Vikings), Abubakar Salim (Fortitude), Winta McGrath (Aloft) and Niamh Algar (The Virtues) among many others.

The trailer shows Mother and Father (Collin and Salim), with the human children.

They are raising the kids after their own religion supposedly lead the destruction of their planet. of their own after religion and "belief in the unreal" allegedly led to the demise of planet Earth.

Fimmel plays Marcus, who is a human that wants to take the children along with the other humans, because they believe androids raising childrenis a sin.

Raised by Wolves is created, written and run by acclaimed writer Aaron Guzikowski (Prisoners).

Raised By Wolves airs on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV on November 5.

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