Nellie Andreeva

Lilyhammer ushered in original series on Netflix as the acquired Norwegian show became the first original drama offered on the streaming service when it bowed on February 6, 2012. A lot has happened since then, with Netflix unspooling a slew of home grown original series, including House Of Cards, Hemlock Grove, Orange Is The New Black and a new season of Arrested Development. Now, nearly two years after Lilyhammer‘s debut on Netflix, the service will release the series’ second season on December 13. (trailer below) As is Netflix’s MO, all eight episodes will be made available simultaneously. The series stars Steven Van Zandt as a mob fixer who enters the witness protection program in Lillehammer, Norway. As if life couldn’t get more complicated than balancing fatherhood with running a criminal operation, everything Frank cares for is threatened when his former mob associates find out he is still alive.

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