Prison Break Season 6 Cancelled Officially after Purcell left the cast

Prison Break season 6 was expected to be the last season of the legal drama series but why was it cancelled out of nowhere? While there were plans to launch a last season of the series to give a good conclusion, what happened that led to the cancellation of the show? Let’s find out today! Prison Break is an American serial drama TV series created by Paul Scheuring that is about two brothers who are sentenced to lifetime imprisonment for a crime they didn’t commit. The series follows the escape plan of the two brothers and their team of prisoners in the five seasons of the show. Now fans are waiting for another season, let’s find out when does Prison Break season 6 release?

Will there be a season 6 of Prison Break?

No, there will not be a 6th season of Prison Break as it was cancelled by the original network Fox after Dominic Purcell and Miller walked away from the series according to Deadline. However, in May 2017 FOX TV group CEO Dana Walden said that the network has plans to release some more episodes.

Prison Break season 6 release date

And on 12 Dec 2017, Purcell announced that Prison Break season 6 is in early production. Fox Entertainment president, Michael Thorn announced on 4 Jan 2018 that a new iteration was in early development and the cast was not having Dominic Purcell and Wentworth Miller. Moreover, on 12 Mar 2018, Paul T Scheuring posted on twitter that the script work was completed doe season 6. Furthermore in Feb 2019, Purcell confirmed once again that the show production was still ongoing. But in August 2019, Fox CEO Charlie Collier revealed that they had no plans to release Prison Break season 6 and they have officially cancelled series. The show was cancelled despite millions of fans request to revive the series.

Why was Prison Break season 6 cancelled?

The main reason behind the cancellation of the show is considered to be walk away of Miller and Wentworth from season 6 cast, the story was already completed so the series doesn’t need another season. Some fans thought the season 5 was horse shit and that’s why it’s better that there is no other season. Some fans are happy while most of the fans are disappointed that they will not be able to see more seasons of their favorite suspense mysterious drama series and they have to say goodbye to the series.

But don’t worry, Netflix is having another similar series that falls in the same category as Prison Break. Find out the release date of Wentworth season 9 if you love Prison Break as the show is as interesting as the series you have just finished.

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Lakshya wrote articles on a wide array of topics for several years, from entertainment and pop culture to history and literature. Before that, he was completing his BSc (Hons) degree from Delhi University. It is his deeply-rooted love for performing arts and visual media that led him to become the co-founder of CasTalkie website in November 2020.

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