Augustus Prew (Klondike), Rick Yune (Marco Polo) and Steve Mouzakis (I, Frankenstein) are set for heavily recurring roles opposite returning stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell in Fox’s Prison Break event series, a nine-episode follow-up to the cult 2005 Fox action series.
Prew, Yune and Mouzakis join new Prison Break cast addition Mark Feuerstein. Deals are still being finalized for original cast members Sarah Wayne Callies, Robert Knepper, Rockmond Dunbar and Amaury Nolasco to return and reprise their roles as Sara, T-Bag, C-Note and Fernando, respectively.
The original Prison Break, which ran for four seasons, centered on Michael (Miller) who went to prison to try and save his convicted brother Lincoln (Purcell) by hatching an elaborate escape plan.
I hear in the followup, shepherded by Prison Break creator Paul Scheuring, Fernando, C-Note, Lincoln, and Sara go on a mission to rescue Michael from Yemen where he is imprisoned after faking his death.
Prew will play Whip who is funny, crazy (read: lethal), and pretty damn sharp. Yune will play Ja, a Korean identity thief, who disheveled appearance belies his genius. Mouzakis will play Van Gogh, a bad-ass nut-job.
Original producers Scheuring, Neal Moritz, Marty Adelstein and Dawn Olmstead return to executive produce the revival. Scheuring serves as showrunner/writer.
Prew, who recently signed on as one of the leads of CBS’ drama pilot Bunker Hill, is repped by ICM and Schachter/Brown and Curtis Brown.
Yune, who co-starred in Olympus Has Fallen, is repped by Paradigm and Primary Wave Entertainment. Mouzakis, currently seen in the Netflix feature The Suicide Theory, is repped by Global Artists Agency.