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Same ol’ Litchfield, all new problems. “Orange is the New Black” is returning next month and Netflix is giving us a peek at what’s ahead for the ladies of Litchfield Penitentiary. Rising tensions and a truckload of new inmates are the face of the new problems for our beloved group of inmates. Big Boo (Lea DeLaria) and Flaca (Jackie Cruz) should have a bigger presence in the fourth season since the actresses were upgraded to series regular. Blair Brown, who made her debut last season, will return as Martha Stewart-like Judy King.Read More

Posted On January 6, 2015By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Maggie Grace and Uzo Aduba to Lead Indie ‘Showing Roots’

A prisoner and a hostage are on their way to the South. Uzo Aduba and Maggie Grace have joined drama “Showing Roots” as the leads according to Deadline. The film is set in 1977 when the extremely popular miniseries “Roots” aired in the US. Aduba and Grace play women who live in a Southern town that is greatly impacted by the airing of the project. While tensions are on the rise in the town after it airs, these two women find inspiration in it. They try to integrate their community using theirRead More
'Orange is the New Black' Season 2 Character Poster
Alex (Laura Prepon), Nicky (Natasha Lyonne), Sophia (Laverne Cox), Lorna (Yael Stone), and Big Boo (Leah DeLaria) mug for the cameras in the first character posters released for season 2 of Netflix’s hit series “Orange is the New Black.” Each lady gets a pose and tagline representative of her character, with Alex touting “Ex Marks the Spot,” Nicky a simple “Screw You,” and Sophia and Big Boo the very dignified “Squat and Coif” and “Just Plain Filty,” respecitvely. Still better than Lorna’s “Committed’ though. More posters, featuring the rest ofRead More
IT’S HERE! Netflix has released the official trailer for season 2 of “Orange is the New Black,” and many of the major characters from season 1 return, including Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Jason Biggs and Danielle Brooks. There are also some newcomers, most significant of which appears to be Vee (Lorraine Toussant) who makes it clear she’s there to eff some stuff up. In fact, from the looks of the trailer, the second season looks like it will be much darker and more rage-filled than the first. Piper (Schilling) has beenRead More
Season 2 of the Netflix smash “Orange is the New Black” is still a few months away, and they seem intent on keeping the shroud of mystery around it as thick as possible, even in this age of spoiler overflow. First with a mere 15 second trailer, and now with only 3 new stills reported from People, they’re playing hard ball. But we can still tell from the pictures the new season looks to be as funny and dark as the first. The first picture is of Piper (Taylor Schilling)Read More
Has everyone fully recovered from your “House of Cards” marathon? No? Neither have we. But regardless of our fragile emotional state, Netflix has released the first teaser for season 2 of their other new binge-tastic original show, “Orange is the New Black.” In a short 16 second video, quite a few familiar faces return as well as one new. These include Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren (Uzo Aduba), the feisty and outspoken Nicky Nichols (Natasha Lyonne), and the corrupt prison guard played by Pablo Schreiber, whose name is apparently George Mendez but whoRead More

Posted On December 30, 2013By Araceli RoachIn Features, Television

Up and Comers Presents: Our Top 10 TV Shows of 2013

Television these days is an embarrassment of riches between network, cable and premium channels, as well as new original programming steaming services like Netflix and Amazon. With such variety it’s not hard to imagine how any number of shows, both comedy and drama, could appeal to many different viewers, so much so that between our two lists, we only share one TV show between us. Our Top 10s are below. Did any of your favorites make the lists? Let us know below in the comments! Click here for Araceli’s TopRead More
Joanna Garcia-Swisher attending the 2nd Annual amfAR Inspiration Gala New York
Joanna Garcia Swisher to guest star on “The Mindy Project,” and more casting news, including “Orange Is the New Black,” “NCIS: Los Angles” and “Two and a Half Men.” The Little Mermaid from “Once Upon a Time” has found a new sibling on FOX’s “The Mindy Project.” Actress Joanna Garcia Swisher, who recently played Ariel, will guest star on the comedy as the sister of Dr. Peter Prentice (Adam Pally). Although she is only scheduled for one episode so far, sources say it may in fact continue on into two. [TVLine]Read More
Former “Orange is the New Black” actress Madeline Brewer is staying true to Netflix and has been set to appear in the second season of the streaming video service’s other original drama series, “Hemlock Grove.” The horror/thriller series developed by Eli Roth revolves around mysterious happenings in the fictional town of Hemlock Grove, Pennsylvania and stars Bill Skarsgard, Famke Janssen, “Terra Nova” alum Landon Liboiron and Lili Taylor. The creators have kept details about the season 2 plot and Brewer’s role secret, however Deadline reports that she will have a recurringRead More