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Fox Planning “Prison Break” Spinoff October 24, 2007 3:26 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Fox, News, Prison Break, Prison Break: Cherry Hill, Television.
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The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Fox is looking to create a spinoff to its third year drama Prison Break.  Tentatively titled Prison Break: Cherry Hill, the show would focus on a new character (Molly) that will be introduced later this season on Prison Break.

Plan is to center the show around a women’s prison.  Fox has ordered a script for the possible spinoff, which will be written by Prison Break executive producer Matt Olmstead and co-executive producer Zack Estrin.

Here are some more details, courtesy The Hollywood Reporter:

Molly is an upper-middle-class wife. After suffering a family tragedy at the hands of the Company — the government conspiracy that framed Michael (Wentworth Miller) and Lincoln (Dominic Purcell) and put them behind bars — she seeks them out at the hellish Panamanian prison Sona in her quest to exact vengeance.

“There is an ironic similarity between Molly and Michael — they’re both emotionally banged-up, both have lost loved ones, and both want the people responsible to pay — so they empathize with each other,” Olmstead said. (Michael’s love interest Sara, played by Sarah Wayne Callies, was killed earlier this season.)

For more background and details on the proposed show, follow the link to the source below.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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