Taryn Manning of ‘Orange Is The New Black’ to Star in 'Karen' Crime Thriller

Taryn Manning, known for her role in Netflix’s emmy-winning hit ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ has signed on to bring Karens to the big screen.

In an upcoming new film, Taryn will play Karen — a racist, entitled white woman in the South who terrorizes her new African-American neighbors.

via TMZ:

The movie, from writer and director Coke Daniels, seems like a mixture of all the “Karens” who have become Internet famous. Taryn’s playing a Karen who believes people should stick to their own kind. Yeah, that’s a Karen hallmark.

Taryn’s character, Karen White, makes it her mission to oust the new kids on her block, a black family, by any means necessary. It’s a very 2020 movie — the neighbors are staunch Black Lives Matter supporters.

Taryn makes a lotta sense for the title character … if you’ve seen her work in ‘OITNB’ you know she was Karen-ing way before it, unfortunately, became so prevalent in real life, it’s a bonafide part of pop culture.

There’s a moral to the story, which we don’t often get with real Karens. Daniels says he wants to give folks an interesting perspective on social justice and race relations in America.

We just hope the movie ends with ‘Karen’ getting exactly what she deserves.

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