'Prison Break': Robert Knepper, Rockmond Dunbar Returning for Revival

Prison Break Robert Knepper Rockmond Dunbar Still - Photofest - H 2016
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Prison Break Robert Knepper Rockmond Dunbar Still - Photofest - H 2016

Fox's Prison Break revival has added two more returning castmembers.

Robert Knepper and Rockmond Dunbar have booked their returns to the Fox limited series, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Knepper and Dunbar will reprise their roles as Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell and Benjamin Miles "C-Note" Franklin, respectively. Additional castmembers are expected to return as well.

They join Wentworth Miller (Michael), Dominic Purcell (Lincoln), Sarah Wayne Callies (Sara) and Amaury Nolasco (Fernando Sucre) in booking their returns to the franchise.

In the new series, 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). When clues surface suggesting that Michael may be alive, Sara teams with Lincoln to engineer the series’ biggest escape ever, as three of Fox River State Penitentiary’s most notorious escapees — T-Bag, C-Note and Sucre — are pulled back into the action.

Original showrunner Paul T. Scheuring will pen the script and executive produce the Prison Break revival alongside Neal Moritz, Marty Adelstein and Dawn OlmsteadPrison Break will premiere during the 2016-17 broadcast season; a specific date has yet to be determined.

Knepper is repped by Innovative and LINK Entertainment; Dunbar is with Don Buchwald & Associates and Levity Entertainment Group.