Fox's Midseason Series 'Alcatraz' Pauses Production On New Episodes For Reshoots

EXCLUSIVE: Fox’s midseason drama Alcatraz has put filming new episodes on hold to do reshoots on some of the 7 completed episodes. The series will stay in production, doing additional principal photography on previous episodes before proceeding with filming the remaining 6 episodes of the series’ 13-episode order. The J.J. Abrams-produced Alcatraz is an ambitious time-travel drama, and since the show is not on a tight delivery schedule, the producers opted to slow down and make improvements on some of the finished episodes. The reshoots are expected to last 1-2 weeks. Unlike another ambitious midseason drama, NBC’s Awake, which recently shut down production for a couple of weeks to work with scripts, Alcatraz is expected to stay in continuous production, segueing from reshoots to filming new episodes. Here is a recent trailer for the show: (more…)

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