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Report: Dannemora prison break mini-series in works for Showtime

May 09, 2017 06:27 PM

The 2015 Dannemora prison escape may be getting the cinematic treatment. again.

Last month, Lifetime debuted their movie "New York Prison Break: The Seduction of Joyce Mitchell."

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Now, the website ScreenRant reports Ben Stiller is close to a deal with Showtime to produce an eight-episode series, detailing the escape and manhunt.

The series would likely star Patricia Arquette as Joyce Mitchell, the prison worker who helped convicted killers Richard Matt and David Sweat escape.

Benicio Del Toro is reportedly close to a deal to play Matt.

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