- “Orange Is the New Black” will end after its seventh season on Netflix this year.
- While promoting “John Wick: Chapter 3,” Asia Kate Dillon confirmed to INSIDER their character, Brandy Epps, won’t appear on the show’s final season.
- Epps was last seen on season five getting ready to head to another prison facility.
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“Orange Is the New Black” is ending on Netflix this summer and we know one character who won’t be back for the final season.
“Brandy does not appear, so I don’t think you’ll be seeing any more of her,” Asia Kate Dillon told INSIDER of their character, Brandy Epps, during press for “John Wick: Chapter 3.”
“I think I can go ahead and answer that question even though it will be a spoiler,” Dillon said. “They already wrapped the final season.”
Epps was the leader of a group of white supremacists at the Litchfield prison. During the riot on season five, she held celebrity Judy King (Blair Brown) hostage. Dillon’s character was among the many faces notably missing from season six of the Netflix series.
Dillon’s character was last seen on season five waiting to head on a bus to an undisclosed location. Many of the women of Litchfield were separated and, as a result, headed off to different prison facilities.
Natasha Lyonne, who plays Nicky on the series, directs an upcoming episode on the final season.
“They have built such iconically brilliant roles within the show, and now I’m so excited to kind of stay really close to them for the rest of my life and just get to see all the incredible work that they’re gonna continue to do,” Lyonne told INSIDER in January about her “OITNB” castmates.
“OITNB” creator Jenji Kohan shared a photo of the cast and crew on Instagram when they finished filming on Tuesday, February 26.
There’s no set release date for the final season of “OITNB” yet. It’s expected to be released this summer. Asia Kate Dillon will appear next in “John Wick: Chapter 3” on Friday, May 17.
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