Why Fringe producer considers S5 a '13-hour feature film'

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Dec 17, 2012

Considering the jump into the future we've heard so much about, we already knew the fifth and final season of Fringe was going to be a different animal from previous years. Now producer J.H. Wyman has opened up about how he views the beloved series' swan song.

Wyman told TV Line that the final three episodes will tie together "like a three-parter" to create a proper finale, though he really views the entire season as one massive finale for the series run.

Here's how he explained it:

"[I see it] as a 13-hour feature film type of thing, like a saga, because I feel that's the best way to tell the end."
Hmm, that's definitely an interesting way to describe the series' coda, and it gives us hope that the final season is more than mapped out to tie up any and all loose ends that have been dangling.

If a 13-episode finale can't close things up properly, what could?

What do you think? Do you like the focused approach to the final season, or do you think it will make for an awkward flow with the rest of the series?

The fifth season of Fringe premieres Sept. 28 on Fox at 9 p.m.

(Via TV Line)