Much of Russian Doll season 2 takes place in the New York City subway, but did you recognize the voice of the subway announcer?
Eagle-eyed viewers may have noticed Rosie O’Donnell’s name in the credits, but the comedienne doesn’t appear at any point in the season. Well, not her face, but her voice is.
He’s the subway announcer. She’s the ‘Next stop is Astor Place. Next stop, 14th Street,” said series co-creator and star Natasha Lyonne. EO.
“He was very generous to [O’Donnell]. I texted him because we knew we wanted a real New York accent. We were walking down the line, we were like, ‘Rosie Perez, Rosie…Mike Rappaport. Who does this part? So I texted Rosie, and she started sending me these little voice memos.
O’Donnell previously appeared on shows like Curb Your Enthusiasm and Nip/Tuck, and most recently had roles on Showtime’s SMILF and I Know This Much is True opposite Mark Ruffalo. Up next for the comedian is American Gigolo, a television series based on the 1980 film of the same name and starring Jon Bernthal.
Four years after Season 1, Nadia (Lyonne) and Alan (Charlie Barnett) travel through time in the second installment of the series, and the subway, and more specifically the 6 Train, is their version of a traveling machine. in the weather.
Russian Doll Season 2 is now streaming on Netflix. If you’ve seen the new episodes, check out our guides on the Russian Doll season 2 ending explained and the Russian Doll Season 2 Timeline Explained. Also, here’s our guide to everything we know so far about a potential Russian Doll season 3.