Orange Is The New Black is an American dramedy series created by Jenji Kohan for Netflix. The series is an adaptation of a 2010 memoir— Orange Is the New Black: My Year In a Women’s Prison penned by Piper Kerman. The series has been running for seven long seasons and garnered a lot of attention and popularity among the audiences. So far, the series has a total of 90 episodes. The series first premiered on July 11, 2013, and the last was aired on July 26, 2019. And now the most awaited question by fans is, what about season 8? Let’s find out with the deets given below:
Will There be an 8th Season of Orange Is The New Black?
Of course, there will be a season 8 of the series. Not too long ago, it was announced that season 7 will be the final outing but the makers felt like it could run for one more season as the show didn’t end the way it was supposed to be. So there’s a possibility that season 8 can happen anytime soon.
Upon the news of a possible season 8, fans are thrilled and excited for what’s coming next.
And indeed, we’re delighted to learn that the eighth season of Orange Is The New Black has been confirmed and is slated to release sometime in 2022.
Orange Is The New Black season 8 release date
The wait is finally over! Orange Is the New Black is all set to premiere somewhere between July to August 2022 as per speculations. It was also reported that the much-awaited upcoming season will consist of thirteen episodes. The series eight seasons will be available to stream on Netflix.
As of now, the official release date is not yet announced but the showrunners will likely provide us with some updates very soon.
Orange Is The New Black season 8 cast: Who’s in it?
Taylor Schilling (as Piper Chapman), Natasha Lyonne (as Nicky Nichols), Uzo Aduba (as Suzanne Warren), Danielle Brooks as (Tasha – Taystee – Jefferson), Jackie Cruz (as Marisol – Flaca – Gonzales), Laura Gomez (as Blanca Flores), Selenis Leyva (as Gloria Mendoza), Taryn Manning (as Tiffany – Pennsatucky – Doggett),
Adrienne C. Moore (as Cindy – Black Cindy – Hayes), Matt Peters (as Joel Luschek), Jessica Pimentel (as Maria Ruiz), Dascha Polanco (as Dayanara – Daya – Diaz), Alysia Reiner (as Natalie Figueroa), Elizabeth Rodriguez (as Aleida Diaz), Nick Sandow (as Joe Caputo), Dale Soules (as Frieda Berlin), Yael Stone (as Lorna Morello), Kate Mulgrew (as Galina – Red – Reznikov), Laura Prepon (as Alex Vause), Lori Petty (as Lolly Whitehill), Daniella De Jesus (as Irene – Zirconia – Cabrera), Amanda Fuller (as Madison – Badison – Murphy), Sipiwe Moyo (as Adeola Chinede), Christina Toth (as Annalisa Damiva), Shannon Esper (as Alana Dwight), Finnerty Steeves (as Beth Hoefler), Catherine Curtin (as Wanda Bell),
Joel Marsh Garland (as Scott O’Neill), Mike Houston (as CO Lee Dixon), Nick Dillenburg (as CO Ryder Blake), Hunter Emery (as CO Rick Hopper), Ian Paola (as Yadriel), John Magaro (as Vince Muccio), Emily Tarver (as CO Artesian McCullough), Greg Vrotsos (as CO Hellman), Tracee Shimo (as Neri Feldman), Bill Hoag (as Bill Chapman), Branden Wellington (as CO Jarod Young), Karina Arroyave (as Karla Cordova), Susan Heyward (as CO – Warden Tamika Ward),
Josh Segarra (as CO Stefanovic), Alicia Witt (as Zelda), Michael Chernus (as Cal Chapman), Nicholas Webber (as CO Alvarez), Shawna Hamic (as CO Virginia – Ginger – Copeland), Deborah Rush (as Carol Chapman).
Orange Is The New Black Season 8 Plot
The season 8 plot is expected to focus on Piper Chapman who was accused to have been involved in a drug case for his girlfriend, 10 years after the present time in the series, and gets sentenced to fifteen months. The story depicts the various incidents of Piper Chapman‘s character and the other women in prison.
Each woman has their community and revolves around the protagonist which makes the cast and story look intriguing and captivating. The series also focuses on the mental ability of the women in jail.
Orange Is the New Black series has received several prestigious awards like the Golden Globe, and PrimeTime Emmy Awards for its outstanding performance. The show was also featured among the top ten tv shows when the series began airing. It has a rating of 8.1/10 on IMDb which is quite remarkable.
The countdown for season 8 is almost here. Are you excited? Once season 8 premieres, it will be available to watch on Netflix. In the meantime, you can watch the previous season of Orange Is The New Black available for viewing on the streaming giant. Stay tuned for more updates!