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“When the universe fucks with you, let it!”

by Netflix The Russian doll returns for Season 2 to find out what’s next for Nadia (Natasha Lyonne) and Alan (Charlie Barnett) after escaping by reliving their deaths in an endless loop. Turns out the first loop was just a breeze. In Season 2, they delve deeper into their past via an unexpected time portal located in one of Manhattan’s most notorious locations.

Four years later, Nadia knows this game. Where does she?

Nadia says “When the universe fucks with you, let it go!”

The Russian doll Season 1 found Nadia and Alan battling extinction each time they died and were resurrected. This time, four years later, Nadia is more savvy but learns she may have gone deeper than she bargained for.

Natasha Lyonne and Ákos Orosz | Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

Nadia and Alan continue to explore existential themes by delving into their past through the portal. “At first they experience this as an ever-expanding intergenerational, era-crossing adventure, but they quickly discover that this extraordinary event could be more than they bargained for and together they must search for a way out,” he said. explained Netflix.

The trailer is short but shows Nadia in a bar ready to throw a cocktail and tells the customer next to her, “When the universe fucks with you, let it go!”

New story, new puzzles

The creator of the Lyonne series and Barnett is getting their original roles back for Season 2. Schitt’s Creek Star Annie Murphy joins the cast and Lyonne has announced that she will become central to the story this season. “There’s some serious motherfuckers out there Russian doll show – on a human level – and she’s definitely one of the good guys,” she said. Weekly entertainment.

“It’s a puzzle box for sure,” she added. “With all my heart, I hope people watch everything and see where the game is going and lands. I can’t believe we’ve made it.

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Lyonne didn’t give any details about the new season, but said viewers should buckle up. “It’s definitely a wild ride. It’s deep and deeply quirky,” she teased. “I sincerely think the joy of the game is to look at it with fresh eyes as much as possible in order to be taken in by the story.”

Lyonne hopes viewers can get lost in the story. She compared it to “climbing into the saddle with a book in the attic and letting this world take you on a journey. I have this dream that people can do that with this show.

‘The Russian Doll’ was written with more seasons in mind

Although The Russian doll Season 2 returns after a three-year hiatus, a second season was still on the table. “We definitely pitched it as this idea of ​​three seasons and yet it’s been so interesting to think about how it’s shaped and transformed over time since its inception,” Lyonne said. The Hollywood Reporter in 2019. “Who knows if we will have the chance to go down the rabbit hole again. This is tomorrow’s question. But I think we have ideas.

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“We all have more to say as artists,” co-creator Leslye Headland revealed. “When she first launched, Nadia was there for all three of us. But it wasn’t in a very conventional way, if that makes sense. She was always there, because we knew Lyonne would always be the beating heart and the soul of this show.Whether she was haunted or haunted the narrative, she would be there.

Headland added: “We’ve learned a lot in this first season – things we couldn’t have known the first time we launched this – and I think there’s a lot to do there and I think it could be really fun.”

The Russian doll Season 2 premieres Wednesday, April 20, 2022 on Netflix.

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