America’s biggest prison comedy-drama Orange is the New Black has teamed up with rock band Imagine Dragons to promote the show’s third season, which will be premiering on Netflix in June. In the show’s newest trailer, Imagine Dragons’s track “I’m So Sorry” can be heard underneath the drama unfolding in the prison. This season will feature a collection of returning cast members including Taylor Schilling playing main character Piper Chapman, Michael J. Harney playing Sam Healy, and Kate Mulgrew playing Galina “Red” Reznikov. The show will also reintroduce Alex (played by Laura Prepon) and will introduce Lotty (played by Lori Petty).
The series is based on a memoir released by Piper Kerman about her experiences in prison. The memoir, Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison was released in 2010 and detailed her conviction and sentence. Orange is the New Black premiered on Netflix in 2013, and rapidly developed a following of fans. The second season debuted in June of 2014, and the third season was announced in July of 2014.
Since its inception, the show has earned more than 20 accolades and awards from a variety of ceremonies. In 2014 alone, it was nominated for 12 Primetime Emmy Awards. Critical reception has been equally positive, with the show receiving largely positive reviews from fans and critics. The new season of Orange is the New Black will be debuting in full on Netfix on June 12th. This newest trailer reintroduces fans to the characters and has shared a little of what to expect in the new season. Fans have a lot to expect, including some erotic fiction novels from one of the characters.
Imagine Dragons are currently promoting the release of their second studio album, Smoke + Mirrors, which was released in February of 2015. The album debuted at the number one spot with sales of more than 195,000 in its first week. “I’m So Sorry” has been included on the album, though it has not yet been announced as an official single for the band. Instead, Imagine Dragons led off the album with lead single “I Bet My Life,” following up with “Gold” and “Shots.” The band is also gearing up for a tour in support of Smoke + Mirrors, which is expected to kick off on June 3rd in Portland, Oregon. You can view the Orange is the New Black trailer on Netflix’s YouTube channel.
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