The Sun today reports that ‘Lost’ actor Matthew Fox allegedly punched a woman bus driver who refused to let him board her coach.
The incident apparently took place outside a bar in Ohio, and the paper adds that Fox was “lead away in handcuffs” after the alleged assault on Heather Borman.
The police report on the incident stated that Fox suffered a cut lip when Ms Borman hit back after he’d “punched her in the breasts and stomach.”
Ms Borman told police, “I told him, ‘You have to leave buddy. You’re trespassing on my bus’.”
Fox was later freed without charge, but police said they were still investigating the case. Read more & comment »
Matthew Fox has revealed that he no longer wants to return to TV.
The former Lost actor, who starred in the long running show from 2004 to 2010 and before that appeared in the hit series Party Of Five from 1994 to 2000, said that he doesn’t want to dedicate that amount of time to a series again.
“This has nothing to do with any kind of snobbery,” he told The Daily Telegraph. “I think some of the best writing is on television.
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Matthew Fox has admitted that his father’s decision to send him away to school, probably “saved his life”.
The ‘Lost’ star – who grew up on a remote ranch in Wyoming – admitted after a “reckless” childhood, his father took the decision to send him to boarding school, which stopped him going down the same path as some of his friends who tragically turned to suicide.
He said: “In that part of the world, manhood is defined by how much punishment you can take in terms of alcohol consumption, fighting, chasing girls, general wild living. For me and my two brothers, it was a matter of daring each other to do more and more crazy stuff.
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Avid followers of smash-hit TV series LOST are invited to test their dedication to the show by enduring the ultimate fan challenge, as they attempt to watch all 121 episodes back-to-back in the UK’s first ever public TV marathon.
The Lost Marathon will be held at Leicester Square’s Prince Charles Cinema from Monday 13th September – Thursday 16th September 2010 to celebrate the release of Lost The Final Season, available on Blu-ray and DVD on Monday 13th September.
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“LOST” The Official Show Auction and Exhibit will take place in Southern California at the Barker Hangar in the Santa Monica Airport on Saturday, August 21 and Sunday, August 22. ABC Studios, in partnership with Profiles in History, will conduct a live and online auction featuring the iconic props, wardrobe and set decoration of the Emmy Award-winning television series. Along with the auction, fans will be offered the opportunity to immerse themselves in all things “LOST.” Large set pieces from the show will be on display, including a Dharma van and pieces of the plane wreckage from Oceanic flight 815. Other memorable props and wardrobe will also be featured.
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Women of a certain age – myself included – will possibly be delighted to hear that Lost star, 41 year old Naveen Andrews, is single again.
The People reports that Naveen, who played Sayid in Lost, has called it a day on his long-term relationship with 62 year old Barbara Hershey.
The couple first got together in 1998 and briefly separated in 2008 when it was revealed that Naveen had fathered a child with another woman. Read more & comment »
Michael Emerson and Terry O’Quinn, who played Ben Linus and John Locke on Lost, have revealed that they may collaborate on a new series together.
In an interview with Access Hollywood, Michael said, “Terry had a couple of really good, strong ideas and he pitched them to someone in the world of producers.
“They seemed to respond to it.
“I don’t know where it’s at or whether it’ll come true, but there’s a good idea out there kicking around, and if it comes to life, it would make me very happy.”
He went on to add that while working on Lost, he and Terry became good friends. He said, “We were close and, as you know… Read more & comment »
In something of a startling statement – startling to those of us who’ve watched the frankly, pants, finale of Lost – Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse have defended the ending, calling it “legitimate.”
During an interview that was aired after the finale, Lindelof said, “There’s only one question the show really owes the audience an answer to, which is, ‘What’s the point of all this? What’s the point of having watched the show for six years?’
“We feel like the finale answers that. There was a point.”
Cuse then said, “It’s a straightforward idea but we’ve tried to do it in an engaging way.
“A lot of series have ended with big, twisty revelations, like it all took place in a snowglobe… Read more & comment »
Lost actor Nestor Carbonell – who played Richard Alpert in the show – has said that playing Richard was “a life changing” experience.
Speaking to Bang Showbiz, Nestor said, “I will treasure every moment I’ve been on the show.
“From the first moment I landed on the set in Oahu, with an incredible crew – mostly local Hawaiian crew – a phenomenal crew that took me in, tremendous directors [and] obviously the cast, you know how great they are.
“You can’t get luckier as an actor than to get to work with writing like this – if it’s not on the page, it’s just not going to happen on screen.
“These are some of the best writers I’ve certainly ever worked with, and the best in town.” Read more & comment »
Sky TV has apologised for the “technical difficulties” that broadcaster encountered when screening the finale of Lost this morning at 5am.
The much anticipated finale was subject to a “blackout” during the show which was simulcast from the States.
In a statement on Sky.com, the broadcaster stated, “We’d like to apologise for this morning’s blackout during Sky1′s live simulcast of the series finale of Lost… Read more & comment »
Lost actress Evangeline Lilly – who played Kate – has apparently fallen in love with a production assistant on the set of the hit US drama.
The National Enquirer reports that Evangeline has been dating 28 year old Norman Kali, and a ‘source’ told NE, “Lost certainly has been very good for Evie’s love life.”
When the show first began, Evangeline was romantically linked with Dominic Monaghan who played Charlie, however, after three years together, they called time on their relationship.
The show insider added, “Her romance with Dominic was red-hot for a long time, and they’ve still managed to remain friends.” Read more & comment »
Well, if you do, then you’re in luck because props from the show are going on sale at an auction in Los Angeles.
Items that will go under the hammer include Locke’s wheelchair, Jack’s passport, Sawyer’s letter and Mr Eko’s stick.
There’ll also apparently be a few Dharma food items on sale when the auction’s held this summer. Read more & comment »
The executive producers of Lost, Damon Lindelof and Carton Cuse, have admitted that they feel “empty” now that Lost is over – for them at any rate.
We’ll get to see the culmination of their work when the show ends on May 24th.
Speaking to the media following a party in LA to celebrate the show, Lindelof said, “We locked the final effect shot, and now that it’s actually finished, the word that Carlton and I are using is ‘emptiness’… Read more & comment »
Lost star Henry Ian Cusick – who plays Desmond – has told Parade magazine that he believes the show is about “life themes” and, “spirituality, how to live your life, what’s important in life.”
He added, “Lost has become bigger than just the little details.
“But I think at the heart of Lost, what certainly draws my attention, is how love has played a part in all of our lives.
“You know, we had tragedy with Penny and Desmond and with Isabella. And the finale really focuses on those dynamics… Read more & comment »
Lost star, Daniel Dae Kim, is to star in a new series of Hawaii Five-O which will air initially on the CBS network in America.
Daniel, who lives on the island with his wife and children, has already begun filming for the new series.
He told E! Online, “I’m really excited for all the people who worked so hard to get this show on the air.
“I think we have something special. I hope the audience will think so, too.”
And while discussing filming for the show’s pilot episode, Daniel said, “It was fantastic!
“Hawaii Five-O is a very different show from Lost. It’s big in a different way… Read more & comment »