Uzo Aduba Helped Pioneer a New Way of Watching TV. Now She's Telling New Kinds of Stories

The Orange Is the New Black actress recently signed a multi-year deal with CBS Studios

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When the name Netflix was still synonymous with red envelopes and DVDs by mail, Uzo Aduba joined the cast of a comedy-drama called Orange is the New Black. The actor was drawn to the unique storytelling of the book-based project, even though she wasn’t quite clear on the distribution platform. 

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