Some Series 7 news, which is strictly speaking spoilers, but really is too big to ignore. Still, don’t read if you don’t want too.
According to reports on TV Guide, the writers grand plans for next year included filming many episodes on location in Africa, yes, Africa. A Plan which Fox executives quickly deemed too costly, and after trying to find shooting locations near L.A. which could double for Africa and coming up short, the decision has been made to dump the entire Africa storyline, and start all over again. Reportedly this has pushed the start of production back three weeks.
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