Amaury Nolasco Joins Cast of Southland

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Amaury Nolasco has broken out of jail, and now he's becoming a cop!

The former Prison Break star has landed a recurring role on Southland.

Amaury Nolasco

Nolasco will play the aggressive new partner of Detective Lydia Adams (Regina King). His character will reportedly drive her nuts.

Nolasco has also enjoyed a solid big screen resume recently. He's appeared in Transformers and Max Payne.

** UPDATE: Nolasco left the show after just three episodes. No reason was given for his departure.

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You're a cop because you don't know how not to be one. If you feel that way, you're a cop. If you don't, you're not. You decide.

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