New Cast Member for Orange is the New Black Season 3

By April Lara | 3 years ago
New Cast Member for Orange is the New Black Season 3
Mary Steenburgen at a ceremony to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. December 16, 2009. Wikimedia Commons/Angela George

“Orange is the New Black” fans, someone is going directly to jail next season (Season 3), which means that you can expect a new regular cast member! You can never have too much interesting inmates in one prison and with a new character coming your way, she is going to make things even more interesting and we are pretty sure that her role would be so vital to the show. Who is she? Read on to find out who is the new cast member for “Orange is the New Black” Season 3.

Mary Steenburgen (“Justified”) is joining “Orange is the New Black” next season in a recurring role. Netflix renewed the TV series for its third season just this May of 2014 before it aired its season 2 of the show last June 6, 2014.

Last June 12, 2014, the veteran actress announced her new role on the show via Twitter.

“Very excited to go to my first wardrobe fitting of OITNB! Will I be in orange or black?:)” tweeted Steenburgen, which has since been removed, but was published in TV Line.

According to TV Line, Steenburgen’s character in “Orange is the New Black” Season 3 will be Pornstache’s mother.

Other details about her role are still being kept under wraps, which means that you should definitely check back from time to time here on MNG because details about her role and the show’s 3rd season will be slowly revealed in the coming months! We know you are so excited for the third season to come out but before you let your excitement get the best of you, go to Netflix and watch the second season! You can read recaps HERE.

Steenburgen will definitely be an important addition to the cast of “Orange is the New Black” and if you are a follower of “Justified,” “30 Rock” or “Wilfred” you are pretty much aware of how good an actress she is!

Now that it has been revealed that Mary Steenburgen is the new cast member for “Orange is the New Black” Season 3, a lot of people think that she will definitely make things even more interesting in the show. What do you think of Steenburgen being part of “Orange is the New Black?” Share with us your thoughts by posting your comments below! Earlier last week, it was also announced that Dascha Polanco would become a Season 3 series regular. Another awesome news! For the latest news, recaps and spoilers on “Orange is the New Black” and other TV series as well as entertainment news, just tune in here at Movie News Guide (MNG).

Photo source: Wikimedia Commons/Angela George


About the author

April Lara has a degree in Journalism and Professional Culinary Arts. She started a career in Journalism in 2009 and has been part of MNG since March 2015.