“The Blacklist” is the newest present to discover a artistic answer to the coronavirus manufacturing shutdown.
The NBC sequence has introduced that its upcoming season 7 finale, titled “The Kazanjian Brothers,” will probably be half live-action, half comedian book-style animation.
Episode 19 was halfway by means of taking pictures in New York when the manufacturing shutdown started, in keeping with sources, main the producers to search for artistic methods to finish the season. The animation element will probably be added to include with the already-filmed live-action scenes. Forged members, together with leads James Spader and Megan Boone, recorded dialogue from their houses for the animated scenes, whereas editors and animators are finishing up their work remotely.
“The Blacklist” is the primary present to take this hybrid strategy, as others, corresponding to “All Rise” on CBS, have opted to shoot from-home episodes. NBC additionally aired a “Parks and Recreation” reunion particular which featured the unique forged reprising their roles just about.
Right here’s the logline for the episode: The Activity Pressure investigates an accountant who works for profitable criminals as a way to discover the violent and thuggish brothers employed for his safety. Liz should make a momentous determination. Introduced in a novel hybrid of live-action and graphic novel-style animation.
“The Blacklist” additionally stars Diego Klattenhoff, Amir Arison, Hisham Tawfiq and Harry Lennix.
Spader, John Eisendrath, Jon Bokenkamp, John Davis, John Fox, Lukas Reiter, J.R. Orci, and Laura A. Benson function government producers. The sequence is a manufacturing of Davis Leisure in affiliation with Sony Footage Tv and Common Tv.
The finale will air Could 15 at eight p.m. ET/PT.