Here, there & everywhere

As I said countless times before, it’s a-okay to shoot a show in a different city than where it’s supposed to be set. I just don’t want to see shots showing landmarks that don’t belong there and are easy to identify. Want (yet another) example? Take season 3, episode 7 of Audience’s pretty enjoyable crime drama Rogue. The story is set in Chicago but the show is actually filmed in Toronto. Some shots try to establish locale, like this one …

(c) Audience Network

(c) Audience Network

… or that one …

(c) Audience Network

(c) Audience Network

… but the illusion is quickly dispelled by a face in the background:

(c) Audience Network

(c) Audience Network

That face and the rest of the graffito belong to a street art project in – you guessed it – Toronto, as identified by this article from the Toronto Star:

(c) Toronto Star

(c) Toronto Star

Unless the street artists also painted exactly the same motives on an identical bridge in Chicago, of course, but that sounds kind of unlikely, doesn’t it?

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