Michael Rapaport joins 'Prison Break'

To play a government agent in a regular role on the series

Michael Rapaport has joined Fox's "Prison Break" as a regular.

On the 20th Century Fox TV-produced "Prison Break," Rapaport will play a government agent who has an interesting offer for Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller) and his brother (Dominic Purcell). Production on the upcoming fourth season begins this month in Los Angeles.

Rapaport has been recurring in NBC's "My Name Is Earl," also for 20th TV.