The women's prison drama returns in June, with a dramatic change to the show's structure
With its fourth season bowing out with a tense twist, Orange is the New Black returns to Netflix on June 9th and this time it’s taking a very difference approach. The fifth season will be set across just three days at Litchfield Penitentiary.
After a riot sparked by the avoidable death of one of the show’s most popular characters, tensions escalate very quickly as the prisoners gain control of the prison. But with power shifting in their direction, chaos erupts in the halls, leaving the characters lives forever changed.
Based on the best-selling memoir by Piper Kerman, Jenji Kohan’s critically acclaimed series will continue to touch on timely and relevant social themes that drive daily headlines.
Having already won Emmy and Screen Actors Guild awards, the show’s fifth season will shake things up in an entirely new direction.
Set to debut on June 9th, take a look at the first 60 seconds of the season premiere below: