Netflix Picks Up Second Season of Series Before Its First Season Debuts

June 28, 2013  •  Post A Comment

Weeks before it is set to debut its freshman season on Netflix, the streaming service has picked up a second season of the comedy series "Orange Is the New Black," The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports.

Netflix asked for 13 additional episodes in a second season from Lionsgate TV. The project is from "Weeds" creator Jenji Kohan, and is based on a memoir from Piper Kerman.

The cast includes Laura Prepon, Taylor Schilling, Jason Biggs and Kate Mulgrew.

The first season will debut July 11.

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