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Casting Couch: Slightly More Info Revealed About "Lost" Boy Davies

Is it just me or are Damon and Carlton really trying their darnedest to keep the newly created Lost characters firmly under wraps?

We've gotten confirmations of no less than five new players for Lost's Season Four: Rebecca Mader, Jeremy Davies, Lance Reddick, Jeff Fahey, and Ken Leung but next to nothing has been released about just who these quintet will be portraying.

The veil has been lifted, albeit just slightly. The Hollywood Reporter is now, well, reporting that Jeremy Davies has been cast (which you, gentle readers, knew about last week) and indicates beyond a shadow of a doubt that he will be playing a "heavily recurring role" as one of the members of that mysterious freighter from which Naomi arrived on the island.

Which leads me to believe that many or all of the newest cast additions will also be the Visitors from the freighter. I still believe that these men and women are most definitely from the Hanso Foundation and have been looking for the island for some nefarious purpose that is definitely not in keeping with what the Dharma Initiative set out to do (namely, harness and investigate the island's mystical properties and keep it safe from the rest of the world).

As for Fahey, whose casting was announced yesterday, that creepy old-man beard does put me in mind of the mysterious Jacob, although that could be the reddest of herrings. In any event, my mind is now made up that these five actors will be the castaways' "rescuers" following the satellite phone connection with the freighter.

Now if only Naomi Dorrit (Marsha Thomason) were still alive to shed some light on their motivations and backstories. Hmmm....

What's On Tonight

8 pm: Power of 10 (CBS); Most Outrageous Moments (NBC); America's Next Top Model (CW); According to Jim/According to Jim (ABC); 'Til Death/'Til Death (FOX)

9 pm: Criminal Minds (CBS);
Last Comic Standing (NBC); America's Next Top Model (CW); NASCAR in Primetime(ABC); Bones (FOX)

10 pm: CSI: New York (CBS); Dateline (NBC); Primetime (ABC)


What I'll Be Watching

10 pm:
Top Chef on Bravo.

On tonight's repeat episode of
Top Chef
("4-Star All-Stars"), it's yet another repeat as chefs from Season One and Season Two square off for a chance at the title in a cook-off to determine which season's chefs were superior. Wish Lee Anne had been involved.

Comments

Anonymous said…
I would love it if Jeremy played Naomi's boss. 8 eps of some sweet Davies love? I can't wait!
Anonymous said…
That beard is very creepy but I think you're correct in saying that these newcomers will be from the freighter. But we're not going to know for such a long time! I'm seriously going into "Lost" withdrawl.
Anonymous said…
Hmmm, so they are from the freighter then. Very interesting. I have a feeling Davies will play a serious baddie, which will be fantastic!
Anonymous said…
I also like how you are calling the people on the freighter the "Vistors." Very catchy!!!!

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