BY ADEDIWURA OKELEYE
FOX announced yesterday that popular American drama series Prison Break is getting a reboot with an eight to ten-episode series which Fox boss, Dana Walden describes as “a bit of a sequel” . The specific length of the reboot series will depend on the schedule of Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell. The two of them are currently on the set of superhero series, Legends Of Tomorrow.
The original Prison Break series ran from August 2005 till May 2009 in four seasons.
In the reboot, clues surface that suggest Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller) who was thought to be dead at the end of season 4 is not. He is locked away overseas and his brother Lincoln (Dominic Purcell) reunites with Michael’s wife, Sara (Sarah Wayne Callies) and some of his fellow Fox River State Penitentiary escapees- T-Bag (Robert Knepper), C-Note (Rockmond Dunbar) and Sucre (Amaury Nolasco) to find Michael and help him break out.
The series will begin airing in 2017. Watch the trailer below: