'Shield' ending shrouded in secrecy

FX's genre-bending crime thriller, "The Shield," closes its seventh and final season in November, and the fate of Michael Chiklis' hard-bitten Vic Mackey and his corrupt Los Angeles police strike team remain under as much cover as their typically unorthodox detective work.

"I'm loathed to really talk about the specifics of what we're shooting," said Chiklis, on a break from filming final scenes at the Los Angeles Times building, which was doubling for FBI offices.

The production was shrouded in secrecy so as not to offer any clues to the outcome, with great care taken to make sure no shooting scripts were left lying around - unlike a typical TV series set. Read more


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