The coming fox Prison Break the series of events added its first new face to the mix.
royal pains star mark Feuerstein signed on for a recurring role in the revival, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed.
He will play Scott Ness, husband of Dr Sara Tancredthe character originally played by Sarah Wayne callies. However, the Colony star has yet to sign on to reprise his role. Feuerstein joins returning stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell.
Fox first expressed interest in bringing the prison drama back in January 2015, before handing out an official nine-episode order in January during a press tour. The network has been at the forefront of the revival trend, having brought back 24 for a limited series two years ago — and now rebooting the franchise yet again with a new cast of characters — as well as X fileswhich concludes its six episodes airing on Monday.
Creator Paul T. Schuring will return, as will original producers Neal Moritz, Marty Adelstein and dawn Olmsteadand Schuring will write and show.
In addition to her starring role in the long-running American medical series Royal pains, which is heading into season eight this year, Feuerstein also reappeared in the final season of Nurse Jacky.
In addition to Miller and Purcell, Fox Television Group Chairman and CEO Dana Walden expressed optimism that other returning favorites like callies will come back. She said at the winter press tour, “Hopefully we’ll see a lot of great characters… come back throughout the season.”
There is no premiere date for the Prison Break event series.