VIDEO: "24" Trailer Premieres as Production Moves to Washington, D.C.
The production of FOX's heart-pounding thriller "24" moved to Washington D.C. on Wednesday as an exclusive "Day 7" trailer premiered on the Internet. Details and trailer, after the jump.
For the first time since "24" premiered in the fall of 2001, the scenes are being shot out of Los Angeles.
The production crew will remain in the nation's capital until the end of next week and shoot scenes from 8 different episodes.
Although the entire storyline of "Day 7" is expected to take place in Washington, many of the scenes will still be filmed in Los Angeles.
The cast and crew may however return to the capital to shoot additional scenes in the spring.
In addition to studios, the producers have used several old buildings in downtown L.A. that resemble the architecture of Washington.
The crew will also take a lot of additional footage of Washington and later blend that with actors filmed in front of green screens in L.A. studios.
"24" lost a great deal of its audience in the critically-panned 6th season (although many fans now catch up with Jack Bauer on DVR) and the network hopes the change of location will breathe new life into the tired series.
Now take a look at the new season featuring a female US President, Jack Bauer on trial and the return of the presumed-dead Tony Almeida as a (gulp!) bad guy?