'Orange Is the New Black': Cast promises a 'fun ride' for a dark comedy

"Orange Is the New Black" is an interesting addition to Netflix's original content line-up. It comes from "Weeds" creator Jenji Kohan, features a largely female cast, and is set primarily in a female-only prison. It mixes big names like Jason Biggs, Taylor Schilling and Laura Prepon with relative unknowns like Uzo Aduba and Danielle Brooks, and walks a fine line between dark comedy and straight drama. That means "Orange Is the New Black" will find itself quite at home with Netflix's other original shows, including "Arrested Development" Season 4 and "Lilyhammer." New viewers can at least expect that "Orange Is the New Black" will be exactly the show Kohan intended it to be, according to Natasha Lyonne, who says she didn't ever have a sense of a "network" peering over the cast and crew's shoulders like her friends have on other TV series. "Let's tell the truth. Let's tell this story. Let's talk about who...


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