Sharlto Copley (District 9, Powers) has been cast in Season 2 of Netflix’s Russian Doll, according to Deadline. The actor’s role has not yet been announced.
Copley joins the recently cast Annie Murphy (Schitt’s Creek), who similarly has an undisclosed role. The mystery is completely in line with how Season 1 of Russian Doll wrapped up back in 2019–which isn’t worth spoiling, but how that season wound up resolving itself made many fans assume the show would not be coming back. Season 1 focused on Natasha Lyonne (Orange is the New Black) as Nadia Vulvokov, a software engineer who is stuck reliving her 36th birthday, which is also the day she seems to die no matter what choices she makes. No plot details whatsoever have been revealed for Season 2.
The Netflix series was picked up for a second season back in 2019, but the COVID-19 pandemic had pumped the brakes on production rolling forward as expected. Production is believed to have already started in March.
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