With the news that 'Orange Is The New Black' will return for its second season in June, the focus is now shifting to the future of one of our favourite characters, Alex Vause, played by Laura Prepon. Can we expect to see Prepon making a comeback in the show’s second season?

Laura Prepon Laura Prepon plays Alex Vause on 'Orange is the New Black'

Buzzfeed has reported that Prepon will indeed be back for season two, for a four episodes run this time. Originally it was only meant to be one episode, but this has thankfully be increased. However, the real good news is that if 'Orange is the New Black' gets renewed for a third season (and we’re assuming it will) Prepon will be back again and this time she’ll have an even larger role.

When Prepon signed on to the show she was only on a one season contract and declined to commit to anymore episodes. But after the series became such a runaway hit for Netflix and Prepon’s character got such a massive reaction, the actress agreed to come back for a short stint in season two. Buzzfeed now reports that her season two involvement will leave things open for a even bigger role in the presumed season three.

Laura Prepon and Taylor schillingLaura Prepon and co-star Taylor Schilling

'Orange Is the New Black' is a Netflix original series starring Taylor Schilling as Piper Chapman, a middle class woman who is imprisoned on charges of smuggling drug money. Prepon plays Alex Vause, her ex girlfriend whom she is reunited with in prison. For her role Prepon won the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film earlier this year.

The first season was released on Netflix in June 2013 and became their most watched series ahead of 'House of Cards' and 'Arrested Development.' The second season will begin on Netflix on June 6th 2014.

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