CORONATION Street is set to reach the climax to the long-running gangland storyline involving Kelly and Gary Windass, played by Mikey North.
The Manchester-based soap thats recently gone back to its “gritty roots” in an effort to contend with BBC mega-hit EastEnders unveiled new filming techniques earlier this month, that will see the climax of its “explosive” story line.
It is the first serial drama to use state of the art technology which has already been used in Star Wars, The Avengers and The Mandalorian.
The show’s bosses have brought in a volume wall, which has hyper-realistic computer-generated images so actors can be filmed against it in any location.
The backdrop will be used on Fridays episode, with an epic rooftop scene set against the Manchester skyline with Gary and Kelly at the heart of it.
The show has officially confirmed that Kelly Neelan will exit in upcoming scenes.
Coronation Street’s Executive Producer, Iain Macleod, explained the technology: “The centrepiece of the week is a sequence that we’ve shot using a volume wall.
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