Here’s What You Probably Didn’t Know About ‘Orange is the New Black’

Five things to know about this summer's most talked about new series.

By Jamilah King Jul 31, 2013

Netflix’s "Orange is the New Black" is the talk of the town, but here are some facts about the show might come as a surprise. From Buzzfeed:

Laverne Cox’s (Sophia) real-life twin brother played her pre-transition in the flashback sequence in Episode 3. 

That third episode was directed by Jodie Foster. 

This is Crazy Eyes in real life (actress Uzo Aduba). She’s also a Broadway actor and appeared in Godspell.

(Jesse Grant/Getty Images) 

This is the real Piper and Larry:

Larry wrote a modern love piece in the New York Times.