It's official: Orange is the new black will end with the upcoming season seven. Netflix had previously ordered seasons five, six and seven at a time, and many fans thought the seventh season would be the last.
The Orange is the new black cast that includes Danielle Brooks Adrienne C. Moore Uzo Aduba Taylor Schilling Laura Prepon Natasha Lyonne and Kate Mulgrew among many others in the ensemble, made a video that heralded the end of the series.
"I'll miss playing on the edge of one of the most groundbreaking and living, original and controversial series of this decade," Mulgrew said in the video. See below.
"After seven seasons, it's time to get out of jail, I'll miss all the evil women of Litchfield and the incredible crew we worked with." Series Creator Jenji Kohan said in a statement. "My heart is orange, but fades to black."
Orange is the new Black was one of Netflix's first original shows after the launch of House of Cards which is also finished.
"During the first season's production, all those involved with Orange Is The New Black felt they knew a special secret that we could not wait to share with the world. Since then, we laughed, wept, raged and roared 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 original vice president of content "We will be sad to say goodbye, but we will definitely go high. We are grateful to Jenji Kohan and her pioneering vision, her highly talented team of writers and producers, and a lifetime of unique cast and crew to create a truly unique piece of art that has inspired conversation and connected audiences around the world.
At the end of Season Six, Taystie (Brooks) was found guilty for her involvement in the prison uprising, but Piper (Schilling) was released early, and the fifth season of Netflix-Dramedy took place during the three-day prison uprising, ending with that the inmates were split up and taken to different prisons, including maximum safety where the season took place.
"I'm going to hell out of this TV show," Lyonne said. "I love you. I love our whole TV show. "Also in the video, Aduba said that the seventh season will not disappoint, nor will a fan forget.
Over the years, the cast of OITNB also has Ruby Rose included, Taryn Manning Dasha Polanco Laverne Cox Selenis Leyva Yael Stone Jackie Cruz Laura Gomez Jessica Pimentel Elizabeth Rodriguez Nick Sandow Alyssa Reiner Matt Peters Emma Myles Matt McGorry Jason Biggs and Beth Dover .  ] Orange is the New Black has profoundly influenced popular culture worldwide and has played a prominent role in building Lionsgate into a platform-defining brand, "said Kevin Beggs, chairman of Lionsgate Television Gro, said in a statement Explanation. "There Thanks to the brilliance of Jenji Kohan, the mastery of the creative and production team, the transcendental cast and
our great partnership with Netflix, the series has surpassed our expectations year after year. We are working together with great pride to bring this groundbreaking series to a triumph that comes very close to the upcoming seventh season. "
Traditionally Orange falls in the new black season in summer, with the final season starting in 2019.