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Orange Is The New Black season 8 Release Date, Cast Details And What to expect

There’s no doubt that everybody loved Orange Is The New Black. The series completed total of 7 seasons and fans are wondering if there’s going to be the next season. 


Orange is the new black is an American comedy-drama web series produced by Tilted Productions and Lionsgate Television for Netflix. Kenji Kohan is the creator of the show while Neri Kyle Tannenbaum is the producer of the show. The show was one of the most successful Netflix originals. The series is based on the memoir titled ‘Orange Is The New Black: My Year In A Women’s Prison’ written by Piper Kerman. The book hit the shelves in 2010. This revolves around the experiences of Piper at FCI Danbury.

When did the series release?


The very first season of the series released in 2013 on 11th July. The series ran for very successful seven seasons. The seventh season released on 26th July 2019.


Will there be season 8?


Unfortunately, we won’t get to see season 8 of the Orange is the new black. Netflix and the creators of the show announced on 17th October 2018 that the seventh season of the series will be the final one. It seems that Kohan was planning to end the series with 7 seasons.


What is the reason behind the discontinuation?


There is no official reason announced by the creators for the discontinuation. Kohan apparently was planning to end the series with season seven from the start. Though the series was immensely successful and loved by the fans. The show received 12 primetime award nominations and 6 golden globe award nominations.


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What was the series about?


The show revolves around the life of Piper Chapman in the prison. Piper was sentenced to imprisonment under the offense of drug transportation. The crime occurred 10 years ago when she transported a suitcase of drugs fro her girlfriend. 

The series show the flashbacks of the lives of all the prison inmates who speak about their lives and the reasons for them being in prison. The seventh season of the show was quite satisfactory as they showed the proper ending to stories of each character.


What was the cast of the series?


Taylor Schilling played the role of the lead of the series – Piper Chapman. 

Laura Prepon played the role of her inmate and the one who named her in court- Alex Vause.

Michael Harney played Sam Healy,

Michelle Hurst played Miss Claudette Pelage, Kate Mulgrew played Galina “Red” Reznikov, Jason Biggs played Larry Bloom and Uzo Aduba as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren. 

Other casts consists of Danielle Brooks as Taystee, Natasha Lyonne as Nicky Nichols, Taryn Manning as Pennsatucky,

Selenis Leyva as Gloria Mendoza

Adrienne C, Moore as Cindy Black Cindy, Dascha Polanco as Daya, Nick Sandow as Joe Caputo, Samira Wiley as Poussey Washington and Jackie Cruz as Flaca.