Production under way on ABC's two-hour 'Alias' series finale
UPI News Service, 04/19/2006
The spy thriller "Alias" returned to ABC TV Wednesday night as work was under way in Los Angeles on the two-hour series finale.
"All the regulars are here," executive producer Jeff Pinkner told the New York Daily News from the set Tuesday.
When asked how the series would end, Pinkner was evasive.
"Everybody dies," he joked.
Asked for a clarification, he conceded, "Some people will die," the newspaper said. "Some people might live forever or at least live on in our imaginations."
"Alias" has been on hiatus while star Jennifer Garner was on maternity leave. She and husband Ben Affleck welcomed their daughter Violet in December and her pregnancy was written into the show.
"Jennifer's pregnancy was actually a tremendous gift for the series," Pinkner said, adding it had nothing to do with the series' end.
"I think that this season would have been the last season for 'Alias' under any circumstances," he said. "When you have a series that's character-based, the best of them allow their characters to grow up and change."