Three years have passed since the first season of “Russian Doll” and Netflix has confirmed that the series will return with a second episode. After several delays due to production stoppages due to the coronavirus, all that remains is to see Natasha Lyonne as Nadia, faced with the time loop from which she cannot escape. Netflix announced that the new chapters will arrive on April 20 and released its first images.
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In this new trailer, in addition to Lyonne, Charlie Barnett also appears as Alan, although this time with a mustache. We see the protagonist inside a train, falling down the stairs and into a bar, where she says with drink in hand: “When the universe fucks you, let it”. It will be set four years after the protagonists escaped the loop, and now they will face exploring their past by accessing it through a portal in a store in Manhattan.
Lyonne spoke with Weekly entertainment about the new plot: “It’s quite a headache. From the bottom of my heart, I hope people see it and understand how the game plays out. I can’t believe we did it.”. Also as He referred to the character of Annie Murphy, of whom we still know nothing, as an ally and a fundamental piece for the story, that helps Nadia come to terms with mortality: “There are motherfuckers in ‘Russian Doll’, on a human level, but she is good”.
Again and again
The series tells the story of Nadia Vulvokov, who is trapped in a time loop at her birthday party, during which she dies. Since then, it seems that she is condemned to repeat this moment to infinity. In addition to Lyonne, Murphy and Barnett, the cast of this second season is completed by some new faces like Sharlto Copley and others that we already know like Greta Lee, Rebecca Henderson and Yul Vazquez. The series was very well received at the 2019 Emmys, in which he received 13 nominations, of which he won 3.
The second season of “Russian Doll” It arrives on Netflix on April 20.