Orange Is The New Black

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Orange Is The New Black

Overview

Orange is the New Black is a TV Show set in a Female Prison, it is shown on the Movie streaming website Netflix, the show has been running for 2 seasons now but Netflix are currently working on a 3rd season, the story is based around Piper Chapman, a woman who was placed in prison because of a crime she committed 10 years ago, the story follows her trials and tribulations, as she attempts to adapt to Prison, i also has cut scenes of her partner, Larry as he attempts to deal with life without her.

Orange is the New Black is a very well known show, and has received lots of praise from critics and fellow professionals, the story of Piper Chapman is riveting and captures the mindset of a lot of people.

Characters

Piper Chapman

Alex Vause

Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren

Nicky Nicholas

Galina "Red"

Poussesy Washington

Larry Bloom

Episodes

Season Number of episodes Release date
1 13 11/07/2013
2 13 6/06/2015
3 14 06/2015

Production

Lionsgate Television confirmed rumours in 2011 that they were thinking of bringing out Orange is the New Black out on Netflix, based on the story of Piper Kerman, this was later finalised as a 13-episode straight-to-Web series. In August 2012 they started casting for the TV production, starting with the lead role, Piper Chapman, to be played by Taylor Schilling.

Orange is the New Black is set in America in Litchfield, New York, but the series is set in a fictional prison, being filmed in the old Rockland Children's Psychiatric Centre, New York. The filming started on the 7th of March 2013.

Netflix confirmed on the 27th of June 2013 that they were carrying on to do a second season. On the 5th of May Laura Prepon stated that the series had been renewed for it's third series.