'Russian Doll' Season 2: 5 things to know about Netflix comedy-drama series

The Emmy nominated comedy-drama returns with its much-awaited second season and here's everything to know about it


                            'Russian Doll' Season 2: 5 things to know about Netflix comedy-drama series
'Russian Doll' Season 2 official key art (Netflix)
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Netflix is home to some of the best award-winning shows ranging from  'Ozark', Squid Game' to 'Bridgerton', Stranger Things, and more that audiences absolutely love. 2022 is bringing in even more good news with the return of the acclaimed show 'Russian Doll', so fans who have been waiting can rightly celebrate!

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The Emmy nominated comedy-mystery drama series which follows Nadia Vulvokov, a game developer who repeatedly dies and relives the same night in an ongoing time loop and tries to solve it returns with more mystery and jest very soon. So before reading on to know more about the second season, do check out 'Only Murders In The Building' and 'Murderville' if mystery dramas are exactly your cup of tea!

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When does 'Russian Doll' Season 2 release and where to watch it?

'Russian Doll' Season 2 is set to premiere on April 20, 2022. You can watch it exclusively on Netflix.

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What is 'Russian Doll' Season 2 about?

According to the official Netflix synopsis: 'Set four years after Nadia (Natasha Lyonne) and Alan (Charlie Barnett) escaped mortality’s time loop together, season two of Russian Doll will continue to explore existential thematics through an often humorous and sci-fi lens. Discovering a fate even worse than endless death, this season finds Nadia and Alan delving deeper into their pasts through an unexpected time portal located in one of Manhattan’s most notorious locations. At first, they experience this as an ever-expanding, era-spanning, intergenerational adventure but they soon discover this extraordinary event might be more than they bargained for and, together, must search for a way out.'

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Who stars in the second season of the Netflix comedy-drama series?

Natasha Lyonne as Nadia Vulvokov

Natasha Lyonne is an American actress, director, writer, and producer who has been active in the entertainment world since 1986. As a child, Lyonne was signed by a modeling agency and cast as Opal on 'Pee-wee's Playhouse', in 'Dennis the Menace', 'Heartburn' and more. Her appearance in Woody Allen's Everyone Says I Love You' saw her bag more works. She also made her New York stage debut in the award-winning New Group production of Mike Leigh's 'Two Thousand Years' and has had a thriving career. Some of her popular works include 's Orange Is the New Black', ' American Pie' film series, 'Sleeping with Other People', ' Blade: Trinity' and more. She has received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress for 'Orange Is The New Black' and  three Primetime Emmys, including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for 'Russian Doll'. Lyonne reprises her role as the lead character Nadia Vulvokov for the second season.

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The rest of the cast consists of Greta Lee as Maxine, Yul Vazquez as John Reye, Charlie Barnett as Alan Zaveri, Elizabeth Ashley as Ruth Brenner, Kate Jennings Grant as a young Ruth, Dascha Polanco as Beatrice, Jeremy Bobb as Mike Kershaw, Ritesh Rajan as Ferran,  Rebecca Henderson as Lizzy, and Annie Murphy.

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Showrunners

The Emmy-winning show returns with Natasha Lyonne serving as showrunner and executive producer and is also executive produced by Alex Buono, Amy Poehler (Paper Kite Productions), Leslye Headland, Lilly Burns (Jax Media), Tony Hernandez (Jax Media), Dave Becky (3 Arts), Kate Arend (Paper Kite Productions), Regina Corrado and Allison Silverman.

Trailer

Click below for a peek at what's to come!

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