“Our characters are designed to be enigmatic,” says Damon Lindelof, ‘s co-creator and executive producer.
“We wanted to populate the island with people who didn’t want to talk about themselves.” They went on the prowl for likable, little-seen actors with a hint of mystery.
n an island somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, strange things are happening, things not usually seen on network television.
We refer, of course, to the Hawaiian island of Oahu, overrun by a marauding pack known as the cast of TV’s hottest show, .” “One night, we had all gone bowling,” says Evangeline Lilly, 26, who plays the show’s female lead, the beautiful but mysterious criminal Kate.
But previous shows built around Big Mysteries have a way of going sour: Although producers: Keep things puzzling enough to intrigue the audience, but not enough to frustrate the shit out of them. “Sometimes we get frustrated ourselves and decide it’s time to download a big chunk of mythology.