Netflix have announced the release date and some information about an upcoming comedy/drama series “Russian Doll”. Natasha Lyonne (“Orange is The New Black”) will star as Nadia on her journey as the guest of honour at a seemingly inescapable party one night in New York City. The announcement on Twitter also gives a somewhat cryptic comment of “Life’s a bitch and then you die … and die … and die.” The 8-episode series is co-created by Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland, who all serve as executive producers, with Headland and Lyonne as writers for the series. “Russian Doll” arrives globally on Netflix on February 1st.
Additional cast include Greta Lee (“KTown”), Yul Vazquez (“Captain Phillips”), Tony Award-winner Elizabeth Ashley (“Ocean’s 8”) and Charlie Barnett (“Chicago Fire”). Golden Globe® winner and Academy Award® nominee Chloë Sevigny (“Lizzie”), SAG Award winner Dascha Polanco (“Orange is the New Black”), Brendan Sexton III (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”), Rebecca Henderson (“Appropriate Behavior”), Jeremy Lowell Bobb (“The Knick”), Ritesh Rajan (“Stitchers”) and Jocelyn Bioh (“School Girls”) also guest star.