LOST actor has fond opinion of finale after previously being 'frustrated' by it
LOST had one of the most polarising final episodes in history.
The series became a phenomenon during its six-year run between 2004 and 2010, with fans watching in their millions to solve the mysteries of the island which became the home of the survivors of a plane crash.
The survivors were forced to live not only against the elements, but also hostile 'Others', polar bears, and even each other.
As the series progressed, it became clear that not all of the mysteries of the island would be solved, which left some fans slightly dissatisfied.
As for the finale, it featured a sideways flash in what was effectively an afterlife for all of the characters. The closing scene sees the group ascend into heaven after gathering together at a church.
One character who was not present in the church was Harold Perrineau's Michael Dawson, who was blown up in a ship explosion only to appear in a vision in the last series.
Perrineau says he was initially frustrated by Michael's arc conclusion and the finale as a whole, but he now remembers it more fondly.
"Well, you know, back in the day, I was a little frustrated about it for the character, for Michael and for Walt," he told ComicBook.com.
"But, the thing that I think about, the people who are writing it and I really do appreciate it. It's the same thing I appreciate about From is that you get on this really great ride and you get on this ride that you become emotionally attached to. So for six years, you know, you're just on this, this exciting thing is happening for you and however it ends, it doesn't change that you just had six years of this roller coaster ride.
"So my stance has changed in that, like the ending really doesn't matter, but that you got to go on this journey really does. I think it was a really smart way to consider the finale of Lost."
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