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Jun 29, 2013

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (2013) Trailer + Netflix Renews for Season 2

Taylor Schilling Orange Is the New Black

Orange Is The New Black Trailer, Second Season Renewal. Netflix‘s Orange Is The New Black (2013) web series trailer stars Taylor Schilling, Jason Biggs, Michelle Hurst, Kate Mulgrew, and Natasha LyonneOrange Is The New Black‘s plot synopsis: based on Piper Kerman‘s memoir Orange Is The New Black: My Year In a Women’s Prison, “Orange Is the New Black revolves around Piper Chapman (Schilling), a New York woman, who is sent to a women’s federal prison for possessing a suitcase full of drug money for Alex Vause (Prepon), an international drug smuggler and Chapman’s one-time lover. Sentenced to serve a fifteen-month sentence, Chapman must survive the hardships of prison life, as she may have to be a different person to do so.”

The renewal of Orange Is The New Black answers the question of whether the Netflix series would be renewed for season 2 or not. Orange Is The New Black has not premiered yet (it premieres on July 11, 2013 on Netflix) but Netflix is so confident in the show that it has already renewed.

The official press release on Orange Is The New Black‘s renewal:

(Beverly Hills, CA – June 27, 2013) – The Netflix Original Series, “Orange is the New Black,” the comedic drama set in a women’s prison from creator and executive producer Jenji Kohan (“Weeds”) will return with a second season on Netflix in 2014.

Produced by Lionsgate Television, the hour-long series starring Taylor Schilling, and based on the popular memoir of the same name by Piper Kerman, is set to debut its first 13-episode season on Thursday, July 11 at 12:01 AM PDT in all territories where Netflix is available – U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ireland, Latin America, Brazil and the Nordics.

“Jenji and her team have produced a phenomenal series and we’re eager to get a second season to our viewers,” said Cindy Holland, Vice President of Original Content at Netflix.”

“I am thrilled that Netflix has extended my sentence,” said series creator and executive producer Jenji Kohan.

“We’re enormously proud of the brilliant work of Jenji, the cast and the entire production team,” said Kevin Beggs, president, Lionsgate Television Group, “and we’re delighted about this early second season renewal. Netflix has been a great partner on this series and we look forward to our continuing collaboration.”

The second season of “Orange is the New Black” is set to begin production later this summer.

“Orange is the New Black” is executive produced by Kohan. The series is produced by Lionsgate Television for Netflix.

Orange Is The New Black‘s also stars Laura Prepon, Michael Harney, Taryn Manning, Dascha Polanco, Samira Wiley, Uzo Aduba, Joel Garland, Matt McGorry, and Yael Stone.

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Source: Imdb, Wikipedia, Deadline