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Trailer released for docudrama miniseries on 2015 Dannemora prison break

WROC -  Showtime has released the trailer for the upcoming miniseries "Escape at Dannemora" which is based on the 2015 prison break at the Clinton Correctional Facility in northern New York.

The series, that is directed by comedian Ben Stiller, follows the escape by convicted murders Richard Matt and David Sweet and how prison tailor Joyce Mitchell assisted the inmates after being seduced by Matt.

The manhunt for Matt and Sweat lasted three weeks. In the end, Matt was shot and killed; Sweat was recaptured and sent to a new prison.

The miniseries features Benicio Del Toro as Matt, Paul Dano as Sweat, Patricia Arquette as Mitchell, and Sopranos star Michael Imperioli as Governor Cuomo.

"Escape from Dannemora" will premiere on Showtime on November 19.

Click here to see the full trailer (Warning: It contains adult content)


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