The prison drama will be another “intense” affair, according to one of the stars of the Netflix series, and will span over “the course of three days” across 13 episodes.
Danielle Brooks, who stars as Taystee, shared some unnerving insights into the season ahead, and promised another nail-biting run.
“It will be very detailed, very intense. You better get ready, get your popcorn, your tissues," she told E! News.
Though, even she was unclear as to when Orange Is The New Black would eventually be returning, adding: “I don't know when it's coming out because they don't ever tell us, but sometime in the summer."
Orange Is The New Black season 5 will be set over just three days
OITNB: Top 10 OMG moments
Wed, June 15, 2016
To celebrate the return of Orange is the new black to Netflix, we take a look back at the top 10 OMG moments of the award winning drama that will make you want to re-watch the entire series all over again
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Season 4 of the award winning show premieres on Netflix on June 17 2016
You better get ready, get your popcorn, your tissues
Orange Is The New Black's Danielle Brooks
It’s been speculated Brooks’ comments suggest season five will follow the repercussions from season four, which saw Samira Wiley’s character Poussey Washington meet an untimely death.
Orange Is The New Black won its third consecutive Screen Actor’s Guild Award for Best Comedy Ensemble on Sunday night.
Taylor Schilling, who stars as Piper Chapman, lead the team’s powerful speech, praising the casts’ diversity in the wake of President Donald Trump’s controversial ban on Muslims from seven different countries entering the United States.
Dannielle Brooks spilled all at the SAG Awards
Orange is The New Black season 5 arrives on Netflix later this year
"We stand up here representing a diverse group of people, representing generations of families that have sought better life here – from places like Nigeria, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Ireland," she stressed.
"And we know that its going to be up to us, and all of you probably too… to keep telling stories that show that what unites is stronger than the forces that seek to divide us."
Orange is the New Black returns to Netflix later this year.