Recently, the series Lost celebrated its tenth anniversary. For the first time this project was aired on NBC in September 2004, but is still a complicated story of815 passengers of Oceanic Airlines remains the benchmark of the genre of modern Robinson Crusoe. Somehow to celebrate the anniversary of our favorite TV project, we decided to gather for you 15 little-known but interesting facts about this exceptional show.
Thus, the count went: 4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42 …
1 Jon Hamm (“Notes of a Young Doctor» / A Young Doctor’s Notebook)auditioned for the role of Jack Shepard, which eventually went to Matthew Fox.
2 In the pilot episode as Dr. Jack Shephard had to play Michael Keaton (“Batman”). According to the script, his character died in the beginning, but later on the producers decided to extend the life of Jack. When Keaton found out about it, turned down the role, not to be so long tied to a single project.
3 It was assumed that the role of Sawyer get Forest Whitaker (“Butler”), but the latter refused to withdraw his comic melodrama “First Daughter.” Then in his place producers invited Josh Holloway.
4 Jorge Garcia (Hurley) during the filming was forced to always lock your mailbox on the lock. The only way he could be sure that no one steals sent him the script for new episodes.
5 Almost all the actors who have received the role in the series, during the casting had to read replica Sawyer. So it was with Jorge Garcia, Matthew Fox andDominic Monaghan. The thing is that at the time the images remaining minor characters have not yet been sufficiently developed.
6 It is symbolic that the first episode, a flashback dedicated to Locke, was named“Campaign» (Walkabout). The fact that the actor Terry O’Quinn come every day to the shooting on foot and just got home. His whole journey took about 12 kilometers. Never tell him that he was something not …
7 Dominic Monaghan difficult was given a scene in which his character Charliekeeps heroin. According to the actor, in order to better capture the emotions of his character, he was inspired by the work of Andy Serkis, who had in the image ofGollum go all out during the filming of “The Lord of the Rings.”
8 Initially, the company Dharma Initiative called Medusa Corp. Later, however, it has removed the name of a dangerous spider that was found on the Island. Fans of the series will remember that venom of this spider is able to paralyze a person for eight hours, and then even an experienced doctor can not detect a heartbeat bitten. When this insect has bitten Nikki (Kiel Sanchez) and Paulo (Rodrigo Santoro), the rest of the survivors thought they died, and they buried them alive.
9 In one scene, Claire (Emilie de Ravin) can not soothe a crying Aaron Locke and then gives her some useful tips on swaddling babies. Ironically, who lived in the XVII century British philosopher and educator John Locke held opposing views on the care of the kids and was a staunch opponent of swaddling.
10 Jennifer Jason Leigh (“Dolores Claiborne”) refused to play the role of Elizabeth “Libby” Smith in the second season of the show. Then the vacant seat was invited actress Cynthia Watros.
11 As we mentioned above, in the first case scenario, Jack had to die back in the pilot episode. When the writers changed their minds, it entailed a lot of changes in the fate of the other characters. For example, the show’s creators had planned to show Kate (Evangeline Lilly) as a 30-year-old businesswoman who lost her husband in a plane crash and was the leader of a group of survivors after Jack’sdeath. However, the hero Matthew Fox is still alive, and Kate has become a lonely woman with a criminal record.
It is interesting that the writers chose to use “unsuitable” ideas for the other characters – Rose (L. Scott Caldwell) and Bernard (Sam Anderson).
12 Before working on the sixth season of the whole production team and actors blessed Hawaiian priest.
13 Writers are often used in the design of anagrams different scenes. For example, in the final third of the season, Jack attends funeral «Hoffs / Drawlar». In this title, you can guess the phrase flash-forward, which is a hint of an ambiguous ending of the episode, in which viewers are watching the future, not the past.
In the fourth series of the fifth season of Locke carrying a coffin in a van with the logo «Canton-Reiner». Rearranging the letters, we get the word reincarnation(reincarnation).
14 Sawyer and Claire – the only characters who came to the island in the first episode and did not leave it until the end of the series.
15 Who are all the same shot at Sawyer and Juliet (Elizabeth Mitchell) in the series “The Little Prince» (The Little Prince)? Producer Damon Lindelof once mentioned that they took the stage to answer this question, but it was cut during installation. Just then the writers decided it would be much steeper leave viewers without explanation. This scene is still gathering dust in the secret archives of the creators of the series, and Lindelof did not rule out the possibility that one day it may emerge at some charity auction.