Those still mourning the loss of Alcatraz — we won't lie, we are — will find some solace this fall when Sarah Jones joins the cast of CBS' new drama Vegas.
Vegas is inspired by the true story of Las Vegas Sheriff Ralph Lamb (Dennis Quaid), a rancher who goes up against powerful gangster Vincent Savino (Michael Chiklis) to help bring order to 1960s Sin City. Jones will play Mia, the smart and beautiful daughter of a Chicago heavy hitter, who works alongside Savino in the casino.
Alcatraz's Sarah Jones joins CBS' Vegas as new series regular
Last season, Jones also played a strong female on Fox's sci-fi drama Alcatraz, in which her character Rebecca Madsen went on the hunt for more than 300 guards and prisoners who vanished into thin air in 1963. Though the two characters are from two very different time periods, Jones says there are a few similarities between them...
Sarah Jones, who starred in Fox's short-lived sci-fi drama Alcatraz, is joining CBS' Vegas as a new series regular, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Vegas, starring Dennis Quaid and Michael Chiklis, is inspired by the true story of...
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from the season finale of Alcatraz. Read at your own risk.]
Alcatraz's two-hour season finale left viewers thunderstruck after fan-favorite heroine Rebecca (Sarah Jones) met her demise at the hands of her grandfather (David Hoflin). The powers that be behind the '63s' disappearance were also revealed to be the Warden (Jonny Coyne) and a mysterious unidentified man who, TVGuide.com has learned, is actually named Mr. K (Matt Craven).
Dissecting Alcatraz's Mysteries: Finale Edition -- Did our favorite character just die?!
On top of all that, it turns out there are two factions of '63s working together. Their motives? Still mostly unknown. So what happens if Fox doesn't renew the series and we don't get the answers to the new mysteries raised? We turned to executive producer Daniel Pyne to get the scoop:
How are you guys feeling about the chances of a second season?
Daniel Pyne: I...
Hopefully Fox picks up Alcatraz for a second season because the two-hour season finale left viewers with plenty of new questions — and one possible major death.
In the season ender, Rebecca (Sarah Jones) finally came face-to-face with her grandfather, Tommy (David Hoflin), who is apparently one of the lieutenants on the side of the '63s faction who work for the Warden (Jonny Coyne). The other side is lead by Harlan (Steven Grayhm), and possibly Matt Craven's mysterious man (whom we'll call MM throughout the story since he has no name) behind the door. What are their ultimate goals? Still not completely clear, but we do have a new theory. Why were they divided? Somebody broke a promise. Let's first take a look at the season-long mysteries that were answered, then dive into the new questions that the finale raised:
Spectacular. Kinetic. Breathtaking. These are just a few of the words that the cast and creative minds of Alcatraz used to describe the two-hour season finale of the Fox mystery series, airing Monday at 8/7c. The season-ender finds Rebecca (Sarah Jones) finally confronting Tommy (David Hoflin), while the team comes one step closer to discovering who's behind the mass disappearance that sent more than 300 guards and prisoners from 1963 into the future. Get the scoop on the finale below: