Orange is the New Black renewed for third season

The Netflix Original Series following the life of prison newbie Piper Chapman will return for series three

Attention inmates, Orange is the New Black will be returning for a third season. 


Crazy Eyes, Red and Piper will be back for another term, as Netflix has renewed its hit prison drama, starring Taylor Schilling, Jason Biggs and Laura Prepon.

Fans are yet to see the second season of the Netflix Original series, which earned nominations at the Grammys and Golden Globes for its first run. Season two is set to drop on the online streaming service on 6 June. 

Laura Prepon, who plays drug mule and Piper’s ex-girlfriend Alex, broke the news on Instagram, saying: “It’s official!! Season 3!! #oitnb#alexvause #backtothebighouse.”

It's official!! Season 3!! #oitnb #alexvause #backtothebighouse

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Orange is the New Black is based on the real-life story of Piper Kerman and her memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison. 

Watch the trailer for season two: