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Casting Couch: Vance and Garcia Part of "Prison Break" Gang

Casting on Season Three of FOX's crime drama Prison Break has kicked into high gear.

Just a few days after announcing the casting of Jodi Lyn O'Keefe (who will play a shadowy government agent named, yes, "Betty Crocker") and Robert Wisdom, FOX has added two more actors to the mix, both of whom will play integral roles in the drama's third season, set in Panama.

British actor Chris Vance (All Saints) will play an enigmatic character named Whistler, a fellow prisoner at SONA Prison, where Michael has just been incarcerated. (No blueprint-heavy tattoos for him.) Meanwhile, Danay Garcia (CSI: Miami) will play Whistler's Panamanian girlfriend, Sofia. With Michael and Whistler being held captive at a prison, and Sofia and Linc on the outside, expect each pair to team up to launch an escape or, uh, prison break.

Both actors have been hired as series regulars on Prison Break's third season, which kicks off this fall.

Comments

Anonymous said…
That's nothing - Sarah Wayne Calley's contract negotiations broke down badly, and she'll be killed off in the first ep of the season... without the actress's participation!
The CineManiac said…
Well I was going to get on here and say how I long for those days in Season one when both the creator and the actors spoke of the show as a 2 season run at most, and now here's the 3rd season, and I probably wouldn't be watching anymore as it's ridiculous to think Micheal could escape from two prisons in a period of just a couple of months.
But then I saw that anonymous said that they were going to kill off Sarah Wayne Calley's character and I'm sorry but some weeks Sara Tancredi was the only reason I even tuned in. So now I'm pissed and definitely not watching next season.

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