Just how do you end such a successful long-running drama series after seven years? As Orange Is The New Black comes to a close with season 7, showrunner Jenji Kohan had to answer that same question, but has now revealed one ending that almost made the cut. Speaking to Vanity Fair, Kohan revealed that the Netflix series almost had a very meta ending that called back to the show's origins as adapting a memoir by real-life writer Piper Kerman. One ending that was considered would have seen Kerman's series counterpart Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) pitching a potential television series on her prison experience to an actress portraying Kohan herself. Kohan revealed: "I mentioned it to my 13-year-old over dinner, and he’s like, ‘No, you can’t end the show like that !’" Executive producer Tara Herrmann agreed: "It would have taken away from the grounded and important show that we wanted to make." One thing that Kohan isn't so sure about is whether Orange … [Read more...] about Orange Is The New Black almost had a very different ending
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All sentences end one way or another. The final season of Orange Is The New Black has finally been released on Netflix and brings the tales of our favourite characters to an emotional conclusion. It's been seven glorious years with Piper (Taylor Schilling), Alex ( Laura Prepon ), Red ( Kate Mulgrew ), Taystee (Danielle Brooke), Nicky ( Natasha Lyonne ), and more, but now it's time to say goodbye. The season focused on multiple storylines including Piper's newfound freedom, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainment centre where multiple characters end up, and the impact of Taystee being found guilty for the murder of Piscatella. But how does it all end for your favourite characters? Warning: Spoilers for Orange Is The New Black season 7 Orange Is the New Black season 7 ending explained Piper and Alex Piper's newfound freedom proves a nail in the coffin of Piper and Alex - for a time. As Alex languishes in prison, she begins a fling with guard McCullough, while Piper … [Read more...] about Orange Is the New Black season 7 ending explained
ORANGE is the New Black seventh and last series premieres on Netflix TOMORROW (Friday, July 26, 2019). The hit US drama will follow the lives of past and present inmates but what happened to fan favourite Poussey Washington? Here is a recap... When does Orange is the New Black season 7 start in the UK? Orange is the New Black written by Emmy award-winner Jenji Kohan, is back Friday (July 26, 2019). Netflix announced the premiere of season seven on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 via Twitter, with a montage of new photos from the show. An accompanying caption read: “#OITNB’s seventh and final season premieres July 26 – NEW PHOTOS.” People in the pictures include lead role Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling), Alex Vause (Laura Prepon) and Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren (Uzo Aduba). How to watch Orange is the New Black? Of course, Orange is the New Black will be streaming on Netflix from Friday, July 26, 2019. The hit series will be … [Read more...] about How did Poussey Washington die in Orange Is The New Black?
Armistead Maupin created a visionary portrait of queer community with his San Francisco-based franchise. Now it’s back in a TV reboot, and as inspiring as ever, writes Hugh Montgomery. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on WhatsApp Share on Google+ Share by Email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Share on Google+ Share by Email By Hugh Montgomery 5 June 2019 They make unlikely buddies: but a few years ago, Armistead Maupin, the celebrated author of the Tales of the City novels, became friends with George RR Martin, the fantasy writer whose A Song of Ice and Fire series was turned, of course, into TV’s Game of Thrones. “We lived in Santa Fe at the time. We’d sit around talking about how much we hated the pressure of having to keep telling the stories,” Maupin tells BBC … [Read more...] about Why Tales of the City is the ultimate LGBT fantasy
There's a reason 'Netflix and chill' is such a popular, modern day turn of phrase. While it was used for a while as a wink-wink term for spending quality time with a love interest, it stuck around because that's just what most of us like to do after a long day at work. So telly bingers will be glad to hear that the service has announced its schedule for June 2019 - and it's looking good. Glee, the musical comedy drama will be added to the platform in its entirety - all six seasons. The Express has put together this list of shows scheduled to hit Netflix throughout the rest of this year. Here's what we know so far: May 2019 Bad Blood season 2 - May 31 Expect more gritty drama from the organised crime series set in Canada. Good Girls season 2 - May 31 Black Spot season 2 - May 31 When They See Us - May 31 A hard-hitting drama based on the case of the Central Park Five has been dramatised by Oscar-nominated director Ava DuVernay. The show features an all-star cast including … [Read more...] about Glee coming to Netflix in June, plus the schedule for 2019