The inmates at Litchfield will be welcoming some fresh blood in the fourth season of

Orange Is the New Black

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A teaser of the award-winning series was released today, showing our key favourites as well as hints at new characters set to hit the screen.

"Time for some new blood. #WelcomeToLitchfield," OITNB tweeted.

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Adrienne C. Moore who plays Cindy on the show tweeted: "June 17th folks. Definitely want to watch this season. SHOCKING!"

Aussie actress Ruby Rose revealed she would not be starring in the hit series' fourth season, but didn't completely rule out a return to the show.

Netflix revealed an epic list of new seasons for 2016 today, including fan favourites Jessica Jones and Grace & Frankie.

The eagerly awaited new season of OITNB will premiere on Netflix on Friday June 17th.

- AAP