Orange Is the New Black is an American comedy-drama web television series directed by Jenji Kohan.

Official trailers

Netflix on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 released the trailer:
Orange Is the New Black | The Final Season | Netflix.

Story intro

The series begins revolving around Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling), a woman in her thirties living in New York City who is sentenced to 15 months in Litchfield Penitentiary, a minimum-security women's federal prison in upstate New York. Chapman was convicted of transporting a suitcase full of drug money for her girlfriend Alex Vause (Laura Prepon), an international drug smuggler. The offense had occurred 10 years prior to the start of the series and in that time Piper had moved on to a quiet, law-abiding life among New York's upper middle class. Her sudden and unexpected indictment disrupts her relationships with her fiancé, family and friends. In prison, Chapman is reunited with Vause (who named Chapman in her trial, resulting in Chapman's arrest) and they re-examine their relationship. Simultaneously, Chapman, along with the other inmates, attempt to grapple with prison's numerous, inherent struggles. Episodes often feature flashbacks of significant events from various inmates' and prison guards' pasts. These flashbacks typically depict how an inmate came to be in prison or develop a character's backstory. The prison is initially operated by the "Federal Department of Corrections" (a fictional version of the Federal Bureau of Prisons), and was in a later season acquired by the Management & Correction Corporation (MCC), a private prison company. The fifth season shows the prisoners revolting against the guards, wardens and the system after MCC's failed handling of an inmate's death at the hands of a guard in the fourth season. The inmate death had followed a peaceful protest and subsequent instigation of an inmate fight by another guard. Fueled by the conditions the inmates are forced to tolerate, as well as grudges against the prison guards, a three-day riot ensues. During the riot, some inmates attempt to negotiate better living conditions and seek justice for the death of the inmate, while others pursue their own interests and entertainment, and a few seek no involvement. At the emergence of the riot, the guard who incited the fight in the prior season is critically wounded by an inmate who took the gun the guard illegally brought into the prison. At the end of the season, SWAT raids the prison to end the riot and remove all inmates from the facility. During this raid, a correctional officer is fatally wounded by a corrupt "strike team", which then conspires to blame the guard's death on inmates who hid in an underground bunker and had taken the guard hostage. All inmates are transported to other prisons.


Taylor Schilling
Piper Chapman, former inmate
Laura Prepon
Alex Vause, inmate
Michael Harney
Sam Healy, correctional officer (seasons 1 - 4; guest season 6)
Michelle Hurst
Miss Claudette Pelage, inmate (season 1)
Kate Mulgrew
Galina "Red" Reznikov, inmate
Jason Biggs
Larry Bloom, Piper's fiancé (seasons 1 - 2; guest season 5)
Uzo Aduba
Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren, inmate
Danielle Brooks
Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson, inmate
Natasha Lyonne
Nicky Nichols, inmate
Taryn Manning
Tiffany "Pennsatucky" Doggett, inmate
Selenis Leyva
Gloria Mendoza, inmate
Adrienne C. Moore
Cindy "Black Cindy" Hayes, inmate
Dascha Polanco
Dayanara "Daya" Diaz, inmate
Nick Sandow
Joe Caputo, Captain of the Guard, later Director of Human Activities
Yael Stone
Lorna Morello, inmate
Samira Wiley
Poussey Washington, inmate (seasons 1 - 4; guest season 5)
Jackie Cruz
Marisol "Flaca" Gonzales, inmate
Lea DeLaria
Carrie "Big Boo" Black, inmate (seasons 1 - 5; guest season 6)
Elizabeth Rodriguez
Aleida Diaz, former inmate
Jessica Pimentel
Maria Ruiz, inmate
Laura Gómez
Blanca Flores, inmate
Matt Peters
Joel Luschek, correctional officer
Dale Soules
Frieda Berlin, inmate (season 2 - present)
Laverne Cox
Sophia Burset
Annie Golden
Norma Romano (seasons 1 - 5)
Diane Guerrero
Maritza Ramos (seasons 1 - 5)
Vicky Jeudy
Janae Watson (seasons 1 - 5)
Julie Lake
Angie Rice (seasons 1 - 5)
Emma Myles
Leanne Taylor (seasons 1 - 5)
Abigail Savage
Gina Murphy (seasons 1 - 5)
Constance Shulman
Erica "Yoga" Jones (seasons 1 - 5)
Lori Tan Chinn
Mei Chang (seasons 1 - 5)
Tamara Torres
Emily Germann (seasons 1 - 5)
Lin Tucci
Anita DeMarco (seasons 1 - 5)
Beth Fowler
Sister Jane Ingalls (seasons 1 - 4)
Barbara Rosenblat
Rosa "Miss Rosa" Cisneros (seasons 1 - 2; guest season 3)
Madeline Brewer
Tricia Miller (season 1)
Kimiko Glenn
Brook Soso (seasons 2 - 5)
Lori Petty
Lolly Whitehill (seasons 2 - 4, 6)
Lorraine Toussaint
Yvonne "Vee" Parker (season 2)
Emily Althaus
Maureen Kukudio (seasons 3 - 5)
Blair Brown
Judy King (seasons 3 - 5)
Ruby Rose
Stella Carlin (season 3; guest season 4)
Daniella De Jesus
Irene "Zirconia" Cabrera (season 4 - present)
Shannon Esper
Alana Dwight (season 4 - present)
Rosal Colon
Carmen "Ouija" Aziza (seasons 4 - 5; guest season 6)
Francesca Curran
Helen "Skinhead Helen" Van Maele (seasons 4 - 5; guest season 6)
Asia Kate Dillon
Brandy Epps (seasons 4 - 5)
Kelly Karbacz
Kasey Sankey (seasons 4 - 5)
Miriam Morales
Ramona "Pidge" Contreras (seasons 4 - 5)
Jolene Purdy
Stephanie Hapakuka (seasons 4 - 5)
Amanda Stephen
Alison Abdullah (seasons 4 - 5)
Amanda Fuller
Madison "Badison" Murphy (season 6 - present)
Vicci Martinez
Dominga "Daddy" Duarte (season 6 - present)
Sipiwe Moyo
Adeola (season 6 - present)
Besanya Santiago
Raquel "Creech" Munoz (season 6 - present)
Finnerty Steeves
Beth Hoefler (season 6 - present)
Mackenzie Phillips
Barbara "Barb" Denning (season 6)
Henny Russell
Carol Denning (season 6)
Christina Toth
Annalisa Damiva (season 6-present)
Alysia Reiner
Natalie "Fig" Figueroa
Catherine Curtin
Wanda Bell (seasons 1 - 5)
Joel Marsh Garland
Scott O'Neill (seasons 1 - 5)
Brendan Burke
Wade Donaldson (seasons 1 - 4)
Pablo Schreiber
George "Pornstache" Mendez (seasons 1 - 3; guest season 5)
Lolita Foster
Eliqua Maxwell (seasons 1 - 3)
Germar Terrell Gardner
Charles Ford (seasons 1 - 3)
Matt McGorry
John Bennett (seasons 1 - 3)
Lauren Lapkus
Susan Fischer (seasons 1 - 2)
Beth Dover
Linda Ferguson (season 3 - present)
James McMenamin
Charlie "Donuts" Coates (season 3 - present)
Alan Aisenberg
Baxter "Gerber" Bayley (seasons 3 - 5)
Jimmy Gary Jr.
Felix Rikerson (seasons 3 - 5)
Mike Birbiglia
Danny Pearson (seasons 3 - 4)
Marsha Stephanie Blake
Berdie Rogers (season 3)
Nick Dillenburg
Ryder Blake (season 4 - present)
Mike Houston
Lee Dixon (season 4 - present)
Emily Tarver
Artesian McCullough (season 4 - present)
Brad William Henke
Desi Piscatella (seasons 4 - 5; guest season 6)
Evan Arthur Hall
B. Stratman (seasons 4 - 5)
John Palladino
Josh (seasons 4 - 5)
Michael Torpey
Thomas "Humps" Humphrey (seasons 4 - 5)
Hunter Emery
Rick Hopper (season 5 - present)
Shawna Hamic
Virginia "Ginger" Copeland (season 6 - present)
Susan Heyward
Tamika Ward (season 6 - present)
Josh Segarra
Stefanovic (season 6 - present)
Greg Vrotsos
Hellman (season 6 - present)
Nicholas Webber
Alvarez (season 6 - present)
Branden Wellington
Jarod Young (season 6 - present)
Michael Chernus
Cal Chapman (seasons 1 - 4; guest season 6)
Tanya Wright
Crystal Burset (seasons 1 - 4; guest season 6)
Berto Colon
Cesar Velazquez (seasons 1 - 3; guest season 5)
Deborah Rush
Carol Chapman (seasons 1 - 3; guest season 5)
Tracee Chimo
Neri Feldman (seasons 1 - 3)
Maria Dizzia
Polly Harper (seasons 1 - 2)
Ian Paola
Yadriel (seasons 2 - 5)
John Magaro
Vince Muccio (seasons 3 - 5)
Mary Steenburgen
Delia Mendez-Powell (season 3; guest season 5)
Miguel Izaguirre
Diablo (season 6 - present; guest seasons 1, 4 - 5)
Michael J. Burg
Detective Mark Bellamy (season 6)
Jason Altman
Herrmann (seasons 5 - 6)


The series is produced by Lionsgate Television.

The average duration of each episode is 51 - 92 minutes. Country of origin: United States. Original language: English.

External links

Official website:

Google: #OrangeIsTheNewBlack

Youtube: #OrangeIsTheNewBlack

Wikipedia: Orange Is the New Black