The premiere of the new season of Netflix’s hit show “Orange Is The New Black” is just under two months away, but fans can get a first glimpse now via a new clip released by the streaming giant today.
A riot sparked by Poussey’s death quickly escalates when the inmates gain control of the prison. Once they get a taste of power, chaos erupts in the halls of Litchfield. The unprecedented season will take place in real time and over the course of just three days, leaving the inmates’ lives forever changed as they are emboldened to fight for redemption, resolution and the respect they deserve. The series will debut on Friday, June 9 exclusively in all Netflix territories.
Check out the first moments of season 5 in the clip:
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 and remind us why, in its fifth season, Orange is the New Black remains an important cultural touchstone and continues to be an essential part of the national zeitgeist.
Additionally, Netflix released some new images for the season, which can be viewed below:
Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Laverne Cox, Ruby Rose, Uzo Aduba and more star in the show, which is the network’s most-watched original series.
The new season debuts Friday, June 9 on Netflix.