Netflix is ending Orange Is the New Black but is that it for the series? According to The Hollywood Reporter, producers Lionsgate TV Group are considering a spinoff to the hit TV show.
As reported earlier, Orange Is the New Black will end after its upcoming seventh season. The cast includes Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Michael J. Harney, Michelle Hurst, Kate Mulgrew, Jason Biggs, and Taryn Manning.
Lionsgate TV Group boss Kevin Beggs recently revealed the studio is discussing a possible sequel to Orange Is the New Black with creator Jenji Kohan:
We’re really proud of the long run that Orange Is the New Black had. It remains one of Netflix’s most-watched shows. We’re ending on a high note. Keep in mind we own that series and will be distributing it for years to come. We’re already in discussions and, when the timing is right, we’ll talk further with Jenji about a potential sequel.”
The final season of Orange Is the New Black is set to debut on Netflix in 2019.
What do you think? Do you watch Orange Is the New Black? Would you watch a sequel series?