His response comes nearly two months after his co-star Dominic Purcell claimed that the sixth installment of the Fox motion drama has been greenlit
Actor Wentworth Miller is not going to reprise his “Jail Break” function of Michael Scofield if the favored sequence comes again for a possible new season as a result of he doesn’t wish to play straight characters anymore.
His response comes nearly two months after his “Jail Break” co-star Dominic Purcell claimed that the sixth installment of the Fox motion drama has been greenlit.
Within the present, Miller starred as Michael, an engineer who installs himself in a jail he helped design, as a way to save his falsely accused brother Lincoln Burrows (Purcell) from a demise sentence.
The present was completed in 2009 after 4 seasons, however a brand new nine-episode fifth season was launched on April 4, 2017, with Miller reprising his function.
The actor took to Instagram on Sunday to disclose that he has no plans on returning.
He additionally thanked followers for having his again and spoke out in opposition to bullying of the LGBTQ neighborhood.
“I’m out. Of PB (’Jail Break’). Formally. Not (as a result of) of static on social media (though that has centered the problem). I simply don’t wish to play straight characters. Their tales have been advised (and advised),” Miller, 48, wrote.
He additionally apologised to the followers of the present for “disappointing” them.
“If you happen to’re sizzling and bothered (as a result of) you fell in love with a fictional straight man performed by an actual homosexual one… That’s your work,” Miller ended his publish.
Purcell gave a shout-out to his on-screen brother and mentioned it was a “enjoyable” experience with him.
“Absolutely help and perceive your reasoning. Glad you may have made this resolution for you well being and your reality. Hold the posts coming… Love ya brother,” he commented on Miller’s publish.
Sarah Wayne Callies, who was paired reverse Miller as jail doctor Sara Tancredi on the present, mentioned she supported her co-star’s resolution.
“With gratitude for all of the work we did collectively, & with deep love, I’m voicing my help for that alternative. To all of the followers, know this: the forged of ‘Jail Break’ is a queer pleasant area. We stand with – and amongst – our mates & household within the LGBTQ+ neighborhood with full throated help for his or her rights and inventive work. On a regular basis. At all times,” Wayne Callies wrote.
In 2019, Fox mentioned that they had no plans of reviving the sequence, a 12 months after confirming that season six was in early growth.