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Comic-Con 2012: 'Fringe' Season 5 Trailer Sees Sweet Reunion

July 16, 2012 (3:02 am) GMT
At the panel taking place this Sunday, July 15, stars Anna Torv and Lance Reddick get tearful as they recall their favorite scenes from the sci-fi series.

Sunday, July 15 could be the last time "" cast came to San Diego Comic-Con to promote the show, which will have its final season aired this fall. On hand for the panel were main cast members, including , and , showrunner Joel Wyman as well as executive producer J.H. Wyman.

Though filming for the fifth season will only begin next week, there are some new footage included in a trailer that was screened during the panel. It sees the Fringe team being released from the amber. Peter has a reunion with his grown-up daughter, Anna is very much alive and has a sweet conversation with Peter, while the Observers begin terrorizing the world. In another scene, Walter says he knows how to save the world.

Wyman said the trailer was shot as a sales pitch to get the show a season 5. "We had to get the actors who worked incredibly long hours to go and shoot for a season that they had no idea what it was about or [knew] would happen," he revealed.

Confirming that the upcoming season would pick up a day after the story in episode 19 of season 4, Wyman claimed he knew how the show would end. "Truthfully, I had two and a half versions of what we thought we should do for the end," he admitted. "I sort of decided three months ago... and it was very clear [how it was going to end]."

Wyman additionally said it would "become apparent this year" why there are no female Observers. Meanwhile, asked if Peter and Olivia would have a happy ending, Jackson gave a vague answer, "I think these two will get their final chapter of their story."

There were also a tearful moment when Torv and opened up about their favorite scene. "You can't go out and tell anybody this happened," Reddick jokingly said with teary eyes after recalling a scene she shared with and her double.

The abbreviated fifth and last season of "Fringe" will premiere Friday, September 28 at 9 P.M. on FOX.


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