February started well for Netflix. It brings us to good news for Russian Doll Fans it’s season 2 is coming to Netflix after a grueling three-year-long wait. The show first premiered on the streaming platform in February 2019, and the show’s official renewal came in June same year.
The series initially looked like a one-and-done limited edition, but the follow-up of the story will soon be hitting the screens. Despite any set official date, the show’s release has been confirmed by Netflix for this year’s spring. Russian doll season was scheduled to begin in March 2020, but filming was delayed until March 2021 due to an ongoing pandemic.
For the season one plot, the story revolves around Nadia, played by Natasha Lyonne. She finds herself living her 36th birthday over and over again, every time resulting in her death.
Here you can checkout of official synopsis from Netflix:
“Set four years after Nadia and Alan escaped mortality’s time loop together, season two of Russian Doll will continue to explore existential thematic through an often humorous and sci-fi lens. Discovering a fate even worse than endless death, this season finds Nadia and Alan delving deeper into their pasts through an unexpected time portal located in one of Manhattan’s most notorious locations. At first, they experience this as an ever-expanding, era-spanning, intergenerational adventure, but they soon discover this extraordinary event might be more than they bargained for and together, must search for a way out.”
This season’s cast will include Natasha Lyonne reprising her role as Nadia, Charlie Barnett as Alan, and Greta Lee as Maxine. Annie Murphy will also join the cast.
Speaking of the success of season 1, Russian Doll landed three Primetime Emmy Award nominations: Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, and Outstanding Writing For a Comedy Series.
It’s pretty clear that season two will follow its suit as soon as it is available for stream.
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