Sharlto Copley (Powers) is set to star in the second season of Netflix’s Russian Doll. According to Deadline, he’ll join fellow newcomers Annie Murphy (Schitt’s Creek) and Carolyn Michelle Smith (Sunny Daze) in the new season.
The second season was meant to film last year, but was forced to shutdown before it could begin due to the worldwide health crisis. It is now currently in production with Netflix’s looking to premiere it sometime this summer. Details on the new storyline or the characters played by Murphy, Smith and Copley have not been revealed yet.
Russian Doll comes from Natasha Lyonne (Orange Is the New Black), who co-created the show along with Amy Poehler (Wine Country) and Leslye Headland (Sleeping with Other People).The series followed Lyonne’s Nadia who found herself trapped in a time loop on New Years Eve as she repeatedly dies at the same NYE party. Lyonne led a cast that also includes Greta Lee (KTown), Yul Vazquez (Captain Phillips), Elizabeth Ashley (Ocean’s 8) and Charlie Barnett (Chicago Fire).
Also starring in the series are Chloë Sevigny (Lizzie), Dascha Polanco (Orange is the New Black), Brendan Sexton III (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Rebecca Henderson (Appropriate Behavior), Jeremy Bobb (The Knick), Ritesh Rajan (Stitchers) and Jocelyn Bioh (School Girls).
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