Orange Is the New Black

TV's 'Orange Is the New Black' honors slain character with hand-painted murals

TV's 'Orange Is the New Black' honors slain character with hand-painted murals

Fans of "Orange Is the New Black" could do a double take this week in several large cities around the world — a familiar face may be looking back at them.

Netflix has commissioned artists in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, London, Toronto, San Francisco, Sydney and Melbourne to paint murals of character Poussey Washington as both a tribute to her and a tease for the upcoming fifth season of the prison series, which starts June 9.

Washington, an inmate portrayed by actress Samira Wiley, was a fan favorite whose sudden death at the hands of corrections officers at the end of the fourth season stunned many. Netflix wanted to honor her with a portrait and the slogan...

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