There was always an option in past seasons which was, “Let’s hold it for next year. I don’t think they’re ready for that,” or “That’ll have more emotional impact later.” And then there are also actor deals to contend with – what’s the stable of regulars you can maintain at any one time? Next year, I feel like for the first time we’ll have the entire box of crayons to color with, without having to worry about the mechanics. All our ducks are in a row.
Tuesday, May 05, 2009
In The New York Times, David Itzkoff talks to Damon Lindelof, an executive producer and co-creator of Lost, about how the writers are approaching ending the long-running show.