"Prison Break: The Joyce Mitchell Story" Slated to air on Lifetime

Joyce Mitchell, the former Dannemora prison employee who helped two convicted murderers escape from Clinton Correctional Facility in June of 2015 will be the focus of a new movie.

According to Deadline, “Prison Break: The Joyce Mitchell Story" will air on Lifetime.

She will be played by Penelope Ann Miller.

Richard Matt will be played by Myk Watford and David Sweat will be played by Joe Anderson.

Mitchell, who's serving two to seven years, was an instructor in the prison tailor shop. 

She said she was depressed at the time and Matt took advantage of her mental state to get her to bring them tools. 

The prisoners were on the run for nearly three weeks. 

Matt was killed by police and Sweat was later captured.


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