**Warning: Spoilers for those who have not seen seasons two and three are at the bottom of this story**
Call it Jin, shaken and stirred.
Daniel Dae Kim, the actor who plays Jin-Soo Kwon on ABC's hit Lost, was arrested early this morning in Honolulu, Hawaii, on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to The Honolulu Advertiser. The actor posted bail and was released shortly after 5 a.m. local time.
As he left the police station, Kim--with hair grown out longer than Lost fans may remember--held his head down to keep his face away from the swarm of media that had assembled outside. Police have not yet released full details of his arrest.
Getting busted for traffic violations is nothing new to actors from the hit ABC show, which films in Hawaii. Actresses Cynthia Watros and Michelle Rodriguez, who starred on the show as Libby and Ana-Lucia Cortez, respectively, were both arrested for drunk driving in December 2005. Actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, who played Mr. Eko, was arrested in September 2006 for driving without a license and disobeying a police officer. The charges were later dropped.
[Spoilers begin here] But here's where it gets interesting: The May 3, 2006 episode of Lost, titled "Two for the Road," saw both Rodriguez's and Watros' characters killed off. One month after Akinnuoye-Agbaje's arrest, his character was killed off in the episode "The Cost of Living."
These coincidences have certainly become a hot topic in the Lost community. The timing of arrests and character deaths have created superstitions, and made some lunatic fans (like me) have started hair-brained conspiracy theories about Lost show-runners Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse staging some sort of metaexperience with the show to blur the real world and the world of Lost.
TVGuide.com scoop-master Michael Ausiello claims that the show will kill off a major character in the first half of the fourth season, which begins in February. What do you think, is Jin next to get axed?