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'Orange Is the New Black' cast unlocks secrets to the show
'Orange Is the New Black' cast unlocks secrets to the show

For a show about locking women away, "Orange Is the New Black" has had a remarkably freeing effect on the television industry. With solid ratings and 12 nominations heading into this month's Emmy Awards, the Netflix series has, in just two seasons, provided rock-solid proof that female-dominant ensemble shows are catnip to viewers and critics alike. The Envelope got a day pass to sit down with most of the show's nominees — creator Jenji Kohan and actresses Taylor Schilling (Piper), Kate Mulgrew (Red), Uzo Aduba (Crazy Eyes) and Laverne Cox (Sophia) — on the show's set, which films at Kaufman-Astoria Studios in Queens, N.Y. Here's how the girl talk...

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