The FOX series "Prison Break" will be based in Dallas when it begins shooting its third season. But Louisiana will welcome some of its "splinter" unit work, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Click here to read more. I don't know where in Louisiana yet. All I know is that somewhere in Louisiana has to double for Panama.
Perhaps the state is getting closer to landing that all-important TV series. Why is it important? Many reasons. A full TV series takes a longer time to shoot than a feature film, typically. It would employ a crew for a fairly long time. It likely would give one of the state's soundstages some very consistent business.
Slow but steady sometimes wins the race.