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Sarah Wayne Callies confirmed for 'Prison Break' re-boot

By Karen Butler   |   March 12, 2016 at 6:06 PM
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LOS ANGELES, March 12 (UPI) -- Sarah Wayne Callies is to reprise her role as Dr. Sara Tancred in the event series follow-up of Prison Break, FOX announced.

Set to premiere during the 2016-17 season, the program will also feature original series stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell as Michael Scofield and Lincoln Burrows. The show initially ran four seasons 2005-09.

"In the drama's new chapter, which picks up after Michael's apparent death, Sara has moved on with her life, raising her and Michael's child with her new husband [previously announced guest star Mark Feuerstein from Royal Pains,]" a synopsis said. "When clues surface suggesting that Michael may be alive, Sara teams with Lincoln to engineer the series' biggest escape ever."

Additional casting to be announced. Series creator Paul T. Scheuring is to serve as showrunner/writer of the new installment.

Callies has also starred on The Walking Dead and Colony.

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