Akin Gazi shoots Prison Break

Date - 23 May, 2016, All News Television

Akin Gazi flies out to Morocco to continue shooting the much anticipated new series of Prison Break for FOX.

He will play the role of Omar across the fifth season which is currently in production. Prison Break concluded for a time in 2009; this new season sees the action pick up with most of the core cast returning.

The series revolves around two brothers. One brother has been sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit, and the other devises an elaborate plan to help his brother escape prison and clear his name.

Prison Break is due to air later this year on FOX.


Series regular Rashid in Knightfall for A&E Studios, Omar in Prison Break for Fox and Bayezid in Da Vinci's Demons for Starz.

Other notable screen work include Yardie directed by Idris Elba, Close for WestEnd Films, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them for Warner Bros., Desert Dancer, Zero Dark Thirty and The Devil's Double.

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