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Taylor Schilling, Jason Biggs, Laura Prepon, Natasha Lyonne, Laverne Cox, Uzo Aduba, Ruby Rose, Yael Stone, Kate Mulgrew, Michelle Hurst, Taryn Manning, Pablo Schrieber, Danielle Brooks, Michael Harney, Jolene Purdy, Lori Petty, Shannon Esper

Laura Prepon May Have Ended Speculation on 'Orange Is the New Black' Cliffhanger

June 25, 2015 11:06:45

may have just dropped a big "" spoiler. On Tuesday, June 23, the actress took to her Instagram to post a picture that could possibly end speculation on her character's fate following the cliffhanger in season 3 finale.

The Alex Vause depicter shared [SPOILER ALERT!] a picture of her on the set of the show's season 4. "Glasses Eyeliner Badge ...excited to get out there and make an awesome season for you guys!" she captioned it, hinting that she would return for the upcoming season of the Netflix hit comedy.


'Orange Is the New Black' Leaves Fans Curious About Natasha Lyonne's Status for Season 4

June 13, 2015 01:06:14

One of "" inmates may check out of Litchfield. Fans have been curious about the status of after her character is missing after the third episode of season 3.

Lyonne's Nicky Nichols was last seen [SPOILER ALERT!] being sent to the maximum security facility after hiding drugs in the electrical office in episode three. She's not featured in subsequent episodes and her name even disappears from the opening credits for the rest of the season.


'Orange Is the New Black' Season 3 Debuts Early

June 12, 2015 10:06:59

"" fans don't have to wait until Friday, June 12 to watch new episodes of the show. Netflix debuted the third season of the comedy on Thursday night, six hours before its scheduled premiere time.

The early release came without prior notice. In fact, it was cast member who announced the good news to fans at OrangeCon event in NYC. During the panel, the Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren depicter asked Netflix boss Reed Hastings over a video call to treat fans to the early debut. Hastings smiled in agreement.


New Trailer and Photos of 'Orange Is the New Black' Season 3 Unleashed

May 12, 2015 03:05:08

Netflix has released a new trailer for "" season 3 ahead of its June 12 release. The video opens with flashbacks to some key moments from the first and second seasons before showing the state of the inmates at Lichfield now.

"People think all we do is have lesbian sex and strip searches and naked cat fights in the shower," Piper Chapman () says in a conversation with Morello (), Yoga Jones (Constance Shulman) and Big Boo (Lea DeLaria).


'Orange Is the New Black' Renewed for Season 4 by Netflix

April 16, 2015 08:04:56

Piper Chapman () and the gang will serve more time in Litchfield. Netflix has renewed its hit comedy "" for a fourth season. The renewal comes ahead of the third season premiere, which is scheduled for June 12.

Uzo Adubo, who plays Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren, also shared the good news when appearing on "" Wednesday morning, April 15. "Season four is now the new news," she said.


'Orange Is the New Black' Season 3 Trailer Features New and Returning Inmates

April 10, 2015 09:04:36

Netflix has debuted the first trailer for "" season 3 with the tagline #SorryNotSorry. Set to "I'm So Sorry" by , it shows the return of Alex (), who is soon reconnecting with Piper (), and Lolly (Lori Petty), who made a brief appearance in season 2. The two won't get along well as they are seen getting involved in a physical fight.

Boo (Lea DiLaria) gets a new hairdo, Red (Kate Mulgrew) is back with her bizarre words of wisdom, Gloria (Selena Leyva) and Sophia () are feuding, and Crazy Eyes () is writing some erotica which she describes as a story of "two people connecting... With four other people, and aliens."


Netflix Sets Dates for 'Orange Is the New Black' Season 3 and 'Wet Hot American Summer' Series

March 03, 2015 08:03:35

Netflix has announced the premiere dates for "" season 3 and its other original programs. The Emmy-winning prison dramedy will return with its new episodes on June 12.

"" featuring all-star cast will launch on July 17. The limited series will serve as a prequel to the 2001 comedy movie starring , , , , and many others.


Jason Biggs Won't Return for 'Orange Is the New Black' Season 3

February 21, 2015 06:02:39

is skipping the third season of "". The 36-year-old actor who plays the ex-fiance of 's Piper says his character Larry Bloom will be benched for the upcoming season scheduled to premiere in June.

"They're not focusing on Larry at the moment," Biggs revealed to New York Daily News. But he hinted at his possible return to the Netflix crime-comedy drama series as saying, "Larry will not be in season three. But there's always a possibility he can come back."


Early Winners of 2015 SAG Awards Include 'Orange Is the New Black' and 'Boyhood'

January 26, 2015 09:01:09

The SAG-AFTRA has been handing out prizes to some winners at the ongoing Screen Actors Guild Awards. was the first presenter that night, announcing the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series which went to "" star .

The actress was overwhelmed with emotion as she delivered her speech. "I want to thank Jenji Kohan for writing a show like this and putting something like this on television, not just for myself, but for our incredible team of actors to be seen in such a beautiful way," she said while holding back tears. "I want to say a huge massive thanks to our cast, without whom this is not possible. I love you guys so desperately, so much. This is not done without you, any step of the way."


'Orange Is the New Black' Books New Inmate, 'Game of Thrones' Casts Young Cersei

January 07, 2015 03:01:49

Two hit series have just added a star each to their cast ensemble for the new season. Australian model/DJ/actress announced via her Facebook that she landed a role on "", while Nell Williams has reportedly been cast on "".

"Grab yourself a copy of U.S ELLE MAGAZINE and read about my new role on a small unheard of series called Orange Is The New Black (insert sarcasm)," Rose wrote on her Facebook. "Haha I am very excited and honored to be named one of the Magazines fresh faces on TV to watch in 2015."


Video: 'Orange Is the New Black' Cast Sing a Twisted Version of '12 Days of Christmas'

December 22, 2014 01:12:32

The holiday spirit has spread to Litchfield. Netflix recently shared a video featuring the "" cast, in their prison garb, delivering a twisted version of the classic song "12 Days of Christmas".

's Piper starts it off by singing, "On my first day at Litchfield my bunk mate gave to me..." The likes of Black Cindy (Adrienne C. Moore), Big Boo (Lea DeLaria), Crazy Eye () and Nicky () then follow it up by revealing 12 gifts they got on their first day at prison.


Lorraine Toussaint's Vee NOT Returning to 'Orange Is the New Black' Season 3

October 29, 2014 01:10:31

Red's fans can now rest assured. Lorraine Toussaint's Vee is not going to return for the third season of "" despite report saying otherwise. A rep for Netflix sets things straight as telling Us Weekly, "She is not going to be in season 3."

Earlier report by TMZ said that Toussaint would be reporting for filming Tuesday morning, October 28 in New York, although the future was murky for Vee following the season 2 finale. In the last episode, [SPOILER ALERT!] she was hit with the prison's van by cancer patient Miss Rosa (Barbara Rosenblat).


Katie Holmes Was Offered Lead Role on 'Orange Is the New Black'

August 06, 2014 11:08:55

could've starred on "". Series creator Jenji Kohan has just revealed that she offered the lead role of Piper Chapman to the Rachel Dawes of "" , but the actress passed on it.

"I'm a big fan of hers," Kohan told E! News when met at "OITNB" event at the DGA in West Hollywood. "You know, I met with her." She added, "She had other things to do. And also in the beginning, no one knew what this was."


'Orange Is the New Black' Cancellation News Is Hoax

July 14, 2014 12:07:42

"" is not canceled despite rumor to the contrary. Fans were sent into frenzy this weekend when satirical site called Empire News reported the false cancellation rumor complete with a bogus quote from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings.

"We regret to inform Netflix members that Orange is the New Black has been permanently cancelled. Also, starting September 1st, 2014, past episodes will no longer be available for streaming on Netflix," read the fake press release.


Critics' Choice TV Awards 2014: 'Orange is the New Black', 'Fargo' Are Big Winners

June 20, 2014 10:06:27

TV stars gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles on Thursday, June 19 to celebrate the best achievement in the industry at the 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards. Presented by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association, the show which aired on The CW was hosted by .

The night saw "" and "" among the roster of winners. Both shows dominated the list with three each, with the former winning Best Comedy Series title over the likes of "", "" and "".


'Orange Is the New Black' Adds Oscar Winner Mary Steenburgen for Season 3

June 14, 2014 01:06:42

"" will possibly have a new inmate. , who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in 1980's "Melvin and Howard", has joined the cast of the comedy series for season 3.

The 61-year-old star broke the news via Twitter. "Very excited to go to my first wardrobe fitting of OITNB! Will I be in orange or black?:)" she coyly tweeted without revealing her character on the show. She apparently has deleted the tweet though.


NYCLU Says the Real 'Orange is the New Black' Prison Is Worse Than on the TV Show

June 10, 2014 09:06:59

The life of Piper Chapman and her fellow inmates on "" isn't as hard as the real inmates in the Suffolk County Jail, where the Netflix series is filmed, according to The New York Civil Liberties Union. NYCLU says the condition in the real jail in Riverhead is way more disgusting than on the TV show.

"In real life, the inmates in the Suffolk County Jail, they're not treated like human beings," says Corey Staughton, an attorney with the NYCLU. "They're treated like animals." Thus, the NYCLU, who together with Shearman & Sterling has been representing inmates at the New York jail, has launched a campaign called "Humanity is the New Black" to draw attention to the issues faced by incarcerated people in real life.


Video: 'Orange Is the New Black' Opening Credits Gets 'Arrested Development' Treatment

June 05, 2014 09:06:05

Netflix mashes up two of its hit comedies, "" and "". The streaming giant gives the opening credits for the former show the "Arrested Development" treatment, with Ron Howard, an executive producer and narrator on "Arrested Development", does the voiceover.

"Now the story of a wealthy girl who lost everything, and the one family who had no choice but to help her keep it together," he narrates the video, which introduces the main characters including 's Piper Chapman and 's Alex Vause.


'Orange Is the New Black' and 'Salem' Score Renewals

May 06, 2014 02:05:23

Good news is coming for Netflix's "" and WGN America's "". Both shows have received new season orders from respective network which will bring them back for a 13-episode season 3 and a 13-episode season 2 respectively.

"Orange Is the New Black" scores the early renewal even before its second season bows on June 6. This comes hot on heels of the show's win at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday, May 3, where it was named Outstanding Comedy Series.


'Orange Is the New Black' Wins 2014 GLAAD Media Awards

May 04, 2014 10:05:40

More winners were feted at the second ceremony of the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards. Netflix's "" was celebrated as an Outstanding Comedy Series, beating "", "", "", and "Please Like Me".

was among the "Orange Is the New Black" stars attending the event on May 3 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Before the Saturday event, she was honored with her own Stephen F. Kolzak Award at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on April 12.


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