On Thursday, weteased
that the Dallas Film Commission was preparing to make a big announcement about a TV show set to shoot in here. Turns out it was Fox'sPrison Break
, which is set to begin filming its second season in and around town beginning June 15,writes Ed Bark
inThe Dallas Morning News
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today. Makes sense: Producer Garry Brown's aWalker, Texas Ranger
vet (assistant director, producer) and Dallas resident; and, really, what's better than shooting a network series in Dallas during the cool summer months?
And tomorrow's kind of a big day for the Dallas Film Commission: It finds out whether ABC's A House Divided, which shot its pilot in Dallas (much on the SMU campus) with Dylan McDermott, gets picked up for a full season. That probably ain't gonna happen: Rumor is the show about a brewing civil war between the U.S. government and a small Midwest town is gonna get retooled and might wind up as a mini-series. A more official announcement will come tomorrow, when the networks announce which pilots got picked up for the fall season. --Robert Wilonsky