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Exclusive: Robert Patrick Upgraded to Series Regular on ABC's Fall Thriller Last Resort

Robert Patrick Last ResortGood news for the crew of the USS Colorado: Their master chief isn’t bailing after the premiere.

ABC’s new thriller Last Resort has formally upgraded Robert Patrick, who plays the submarine’s MC Joseph Prosser, to a series regular, TVLine has learned exclusively.

The X-Files vet initially signed on as a guest star in the pilot.

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The Shawn Ryan-produced Resort, which will air Thursdays at 8/7c this fall, is set in the not-so-distant future and follows the crew of a U.S. nuclear submarine who become fugitives after refusing to fire their missiles. Ultimately, they make camp on an island that hosts a NATO listening station and declare themselves an independent nuclear nation.

The cast includes Andre Braugher, Scott Speedman, Dichen Lachman and Autumn Reeser.

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12 Comments
  1. Tran says:

    He was so great on The Unit not to mention his evil performance as the T-1000 in Terminator 2.

  2. jasie says:

    Good. It seemed like in the preview he dies or something. Glad he is sticking around. This is one of the few pilots that have me interested from the get go.

  3. Ben says:

    The important thing about that is the return of the oh-wonderfull Autumn Reeser. Love her so much !

  4. l says:

    Agent Doggett is baaaaaaaackkkkkk!

  5. Jorge Castro says:

    Robert Patrick is awesome! He was the only good thing about the movie Safe House.

  6. Ali says:

    Yay for Robert Patrick, the guy has such a presence. He’s sexy in an unconventional way and is an excellent actor. He’ll draw viewers to that show and now, I’ll watch it.

  7. big cheddar says:

    Yeah, if you have an actor of that caliber on your show, you lock it down. He’s great in everything.

  8. Vanny says:

    Glad he is staying on as a regular, and not getting killed off in the first episode, like he has been in many other series. I love Robert Patrick, and I am looking forward to this series. Interesting premise.

  9. Kristy says:

    Yay! I’ve been a fan since he played Doggett

  10. tvdiva says:

    This is great news This man has been wonderful in everything I have seen him in – Outer Limits, X-Files, Stargate Atlantis, etc. He deserves to be a regular. He deserves his own show.

  11. boone says:

    Robert rocks.. He was amazing as Doggett

  12. Joe says:

    He’ll always be T-1000 to me.

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