It was confirmed on Wednesday (17) that Orange Is the New Black will end in the seventh season, expected to be released in 2019. The news was already expected, since Netflix ordered seasons five, six and seven at once , but it still shakes fans of the show.
The show’s main cast made a video announcing the end of the series. Check out:
“After seven seasons, it is time to be released from prison. I will miss all the tough women in Litchfield and the incredible team we work with,” says series creator Jenji Kohan in a statement. “My heart is orange, but it fades to black,” he concludes with a pun on the name of the show that was one of the first Netflix originals, behind House of Cards, which is also in its final stretch.
“During the production of the first season, everyone involved with Orange Is The New Black felt that we knew a special secret that we couldn’t wait to share with the world. Since then, we have laughed, cried, fought and fought with the women of Litchfield. , and every moment spent with them felt like borrowed time – too good to last forever, “said Cindy Holland, Netflix’s vice president of original content, in a statement.
“We will be sad to say goodbye, but we will definitely be going high. We are grateful to Jenji Kohan and his innovative vision; to his extremely talented team of writers and producers; and to a cast and crew who dedicated their lives to creating a work. of truly special art that inspired conversations and connected audiences worldwide, “continues Holland.
“Orange is the New Black has profoundly impacted popular culture around the world and played a prominent role in building Lionsgate into a brand that defines the platform,” says Kevin Beggs, president of the Lionsgate Television Group. “Thanks to Jenji Kohan’s brilliance, the dominance of the creative and production team, the transcendent cast and our tremendous partnership with Netflix, the series has exceeded our expectations year after year. With great pride, we are working together to bring this historic series to a triumphant and satisfying ending with the seventh season. “
Following the translation, the new season of the series should be released in mid-2019, but an exact date has not yet been revealed. Read more about Orange Is The New Black on our website to learn everything about the series.