Russian Doll is nothing short of phenomenal. But, that kind of TV excellence isn't achieved overnight. Natasha Lyonne told Stephen Colbert that the show has been seven years in the making.
And, one of the people she discussed the idea with initially was Nora Ephron, writer of Heartburn, When Harry Met Sally, You've Got Mail, and basically all your favourite movies. Ephron passed away in 2012 from acute myeloid leukaemia at the age of 71.
"I did this wonderful play with Nora Ephron and her sister Delia Ephron, who I'm still very close with," said Lyonne. "I found this, I don't even know how I was searching for it, but it popped up with this old email from Nora that was like: 'What we discussed today. A TV show, you play a character named Nadia.'" Read more...More about Netflix, Stephen Colbert, Russian Doll, Entertainment, and Movies Tv Shows