Cast members posted a video on Wednesday (US time) announcing the series' 2019 end, which was confirmed by a Netflix spokeswoman. The critically-acclaimed dramedy initially followed the inmates of Litchfield Minimum Security Prison, with Season 6 seeing numerous main cast move to the Maximum Security facility often mentioned in the series.
Over the years, the cast of OITNB has also included Ruby Rose, Taryn Manning, Dascha Polanco, Laverne Cox, Selenis Leyva, Yael Stone, Jackie Cruz, Laura Gomez, Jessica Pimentel, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Nick Sandow, Alyssa Reiner, Matt Peters, Emma Myles, Matt McGorry, Jason Biggs and Beth Dover.
The finale, 2019 season dates have not been announced yet.
Orange Is the New Black was inspired by Piper Kerman's memoir about her time in federal prison.
The seventh season of the Netflix hit TV show Orange is the New Black will be its last.More news: Federal judge dismisses adult movie star’s defamation suit against Donald Trump
"Season seven, you will not be disappointed", Aduba teased. "And we're going to give you everything and more that you could have ever wanted". "I will miss all the badass ladies of Litchfield and the incredible crew we've worked with", Kohan said in a statement of the end of the series.
It's time to say goodbye to 'Orange Is the New Black, ' guys.
Orange is the New Black premiered in 2013, with new seasons airing on a yearly basis.
Taryn Manning called the show "an unbelievable journey, an awesome experience"; Dascha Polanco called it "a hell of a ride"; while Selenis Leyva said what she will miss most after seven seasons 'is you - the fans'. It's also garnered a number of accolades, including four Emmys Awards and 16 total nominations.
It's true, the show will conclude after the seventh season.