New interview of Taylor Schilling with Mercury and new still from OITNB season 7
After seven years on Orange Is the New Black, Taylor Schilling’s Piper Chapman is adjusting to life on the outside. And she’s finding it more problematic than she’d imagined.
“The show changed all of our lives tremendously,” Schilling says. “It’s so wild to look back on these last seven years. I’ve done some movies [Take Me, The Titan] and plays in between the seasons, but to have this be definitely over is such a ripe moment to move forward in different ways.”
With so much riding on the finale of such a popular show, Schilling is confident its end features suitably high-quality writing, given its past six Writers Guild nominations and a Primetime Emmy nod for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series. “When I read the last script, I just felt such intense gratitude that it was so good,” she says, breathing a sigh of relief. “I was so happy that it was so good. I was reading it and just being like, ‘Oh my God!’ So happy. I love the finale which I feel is powerful for Piper and I feel like it’s some of the more interesting work that Piper has done, that I have done, on that show for a while.”
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Taylor Schilling to be at the New Bedfort Festival Theatre on July 20
SAVE THE DATE! It is our pleasure to announce that Taylor Schilling, leading actress in the hit show Orange Is The New Black, will be NBFT’s special Guest of Honor on July 20th!
As a member of our community, you’ll have the chance to meet the actress in person shortly after she attends our production of Mamma Mia!
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New stills of Taylor Schilling as Piper Chapman in ‘Orange Is The New Black’ season 7
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Screencaps of Taylor Schilling as Piper Chapman in ‘Orange Is The New Black’ season 7 trailer
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Here’s the trailer for ‘Orange Is The New Black Season’ 7
Tagged pics of Taylor Schilling at the Orange is the New Black’ TV show photocall, Essex House Hotel, New York, USA – 18 Jun 2019
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From New On Netflix – July
Here’s a new video of Taylor Schilling and the cast of OITNB
New interview of Taylor Schilling with EW + new still from ‘Orange Is The New Black Season 7
Jenji Kohan’s groundbreaking dramedy Orange Is the New Black began with Piper Chapman’s (Taylor Schilling) imprisonment, and its seventh — and final — season finds her readjusting to life on the outside.
“She’s beginning to navigate what it’s like to live in the civilian world again, and learning that freedom doesn’t come immediately when she steps outside of prison,” Schilling tells EW. “She becomes a little bit bolder expressing what she wants rather than trying to fit in and make it about other people.”
One of the challenges Piper faces in the new season is being separated from Alex (Laura Prepon), whom she married at the end of season 6 before her release. “That’s really what gets dealt with in the season. I think that ends up being what is explored most,” says Schilling. “Piper really realizes that Alex is fundamentally a part of her journey. That’s the choice that Piper is making, that Alex’s love is very important to her.”
As the Netflix series reaches the end of its sentence, Schilling hopes season 7 helps “people feel seen, and that there’s a reflection in the series of what has been happening to the cultural collective.”