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Sarah Wayne Callies Will Make Her Directorial Debut on ‘Colony’

The Walking Dead and Prison Break alum Sarah Wayne Callies is about to step to the other side of the camera on the hit USA Network series Colony and into the director’s chair!

Callies will be making her directorial debut during the series’ third season.  Specifically in the 9th episode of the season.

According to Variety, Callies shared her exciting news by saying the following:

“After a career spent inspired by the few female directors I’ve worked with and hungry for more, I’ve realized the most creative and exciting solution was to become one myself,” Callies shares. “The support from my Colony family has been beautiful, and the generosity of mentorship from my director friends has been humbling. I’ve always been proud to be a woman in film, and I am deeply grateful for this thrilling chance to grow in my trade.”

Sarah Wayne Callies is best known for playing Lori Grimes on AMC’s The Walking Dead and Sara Tancredi on Fox’s Prison Break.  In addition to her role as Katie Bowman on Colony, she can also be seen alongside Michael Kelly, Kate Bosworth, Jason Ritter and Noel Fisher in The Long Road Home,  a mini-series from National Geographic.


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