Candy birthday, infants: Netflix’s “Russian Doll” will return for an eight-episode second season, the present’s co-creator and star Natasha Lyonne introduced Tuesday.
Lyonne made the announcement at Recode’s Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, with Cindy Holland, Netflix’s vice chairman for originals.
“Nadia Vulvokov is a coder, as ,” Lyonne stated, referring to her character, “so I assume it might be considerably applicable to possibly have this be the time and place” for the announcement.
The series’ first season, which premiered in February, obtained common reward for its revolutionary premise, existential themes, darkish twists and moody ambiance. Lyonne, who co-created the present with Leslye Headland and Amy Poehler, performs Nadia, who finds herself trapped in a seemingly countless time loop. On her 36th birthday, Nadia relives the identical day over and over, even after experiencing a number of variations of her dying — every one returning her to the scene of her celebration, the place the cycle begins over once more.
Although the present appeared to work as a standalone miniseries, Lyonne and Headland have beforehand stated that they envisioned it as a multi-season collection.
“I’ve some concepts which can be fairly on the market for what the subsequent season could be. The present actually has some legs for more strange situations,” Lyonne told Indiewire in February.
Headland in contrast the present to a Russian doll itself.
“There’s undoubtedly extra, I feel, like a Russian doll. You’ll be able to at all times go deeper,” she stated.
Lyonne stated Tuesday that the second season would be the “similar present, simply weirder.” Its premiere date has not been introduced.
In keeping with Holland, the present’s viewership exceeded the streaming large’s viewers expectations for the present “relative to its value.” Netflix usually doesn’t present particular viewership knowledge on its programming.
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