The second season of Russian Doll brings up many questions, however the greatest one in every of all could be: “Wait, whose voice is that?!”
A lot of the season’s time-bending motion takes locations on New York Metropolis subway trains as Natasha Lyonne‘s character Nadia travels back-and-forth between generations in an try to piece collectively her life.
In case you pay attention carefully, a voice on the prepare would possibly sound eerily acquainted. Cease banging your head towards the wall as a result of we’re right here to assist. It is Rosie O’Donnell!
“She’s the subway announcer,” Natasha informed Leisure Weekly. “She’s the ‘Subsequent cease, that is Astor Place. Subsequent cease, 14th avenue.'”
Natasha knew the recording wanted to sound genuine, so went by means of a Rolodex of well-known New York voices.
“It was very beneficiant of [O’Donnell]. I simply texted her, as a result of we knew we needed an actual New York accent,” she mentioned. “We had been kind of working down the road, we’re like, ‘Rosie Perez, Rosie…Mike Rapaport. Who’s doing this half?’ And so I texted Rosie, and he or she simply would begin sending me these little voice memos.”