Lost's Michael lands film roles

When Lost fans saw Michael motoring away from the island in the season-two finale, it might have been for the last time.

Harold Perrineau, the actor who plays Michael in the ABC show, has been cast in three upcoming movie roles. The flurry of acting activity casts a question over the character's fate on the supernatural hit series.

28 Weeks Later is the sequel to the cult zombie hit 28 Days Later, which told of a virus that kills most people in London, then reanimates the corpses into violent monsters. The movie redefined the zombie genre by making the creatures cunning and fast rather than slow-moving and unalert.

In the new film, Perrineau will play an American soldier helping London residents return home.

Perrineau is also playing the real Shaft actor Richard Roundtree in a magical-realism comedy being compared to Adaptation. Your Name Here takes place during the filming of the 1970's Irwin Allen disaster movie Earthquake, in which Roundtree starred. The character of Roundtree becomes obsessed with science fiction author Philip K. Dick.

Third on the list is the child abduction/prostitution ring drama Gardens of the Night, costarring John Malkovich and Jeremy Sisto.

In season two of Lost, the character of Michael took a dark turn that many considered impossible to come back from. It has already been confirmed that Perrineau won't be back as a regular in season three, and the slew of film roles the actor has landed could indicate the character may meet his untimely end.

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I'd prefer that michael and walt drive off in their boat and desmonds gfs crew attacks the boat thinkin theyre bad people they kill michael but realise that theyre good people and save walt and walt helps DEsmonds Gf :)
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I would love to see him return, but most black actor get killed on sci-fi show like "lost"
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Good for him. I hope he does well. He's not the greatest actor in the world, but he's very good. As long as he doesn't scream "Walt!!!" all the time.
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Did no one see "OZ" he was great in that and even if it was ensemble show he was the focal point. No he is not Denzel but a very good actor who bring something different to the character he plays.
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We will see Michael again as Walt will be leading Desmond's lady Penolope to the island at one point or another.
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"which told of a virus that kills most people in London, then reanimates the corpses into violent monsters."



Wow, whoever wrote this clearly didn't watch 28 Days Later. No-one died, they just got infected with rage.



But that was the point. 28 days later, the infection was finished because all the zombies starved to death. Talk about horrid American cash-in.
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I hope they do at least something to tell the Walt's side of the story! Walt is such an important character (even though he was missing almost the entire season 2,) but I think he holds so many of the island's secret and power. As for Michael, I don't really need to see him again (never liked him,) and if I'm not mistaken, I thought Harold wasn't a series regular in season two already (they changed him to guest star in the later episodes.)
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I often get bored at work and I read plenty of magazines. I remember one article in particular (this was back at the beginning of Season 2) where they talked to the guys from "Lost" and I clearly remember it saying that Harold Perrineau signed a five year contract. Now, I'm not saying he won't be in Season 3 . . . you never know (maybe he'll have a part like Walt did in Season 2). But that doesn't mean he'll meet his untimely end. I've got good money on the fact that he'll show up at the end of the season because either A)his guilty conscience gets the better of him, or B)some mysterious force leads him back to island, C)Walt finds out what he did and this leads to a whole different chain of events. Long story short, I don't think we've seen the last of Michael...not by a long shot.
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Blah...never did like the Michael character, and really hated him after he shot Libby and Ana Lucia. Should have stuck with movie sub-roles like Link in the Matrix. I just don't feel he has the stuff for a part this dramatic. We needed Samuel Jackson for this role, and call it "Snakes on an Island". Git dees muver f'n snakes off dis muver f'n Island".
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lost sounds over for michael but to see hes starting something else is good. Im not too sure if he would be doing any side movies while trying to stay on lost anyway usually actors that have been cut or anything are gone for good...maybe this time it could be different though
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hes doin pretty good for life after lost....that traitor
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He's a very sucessful actor generally speaking. I hope we do see michael again, even if his character doesn't come 'back' it's one of the most interesting lines to explore simply because it's so screwed up. There's real suspense when somebody does something like that, you can understand why and the actor can actually draw empathy from you despite what their character did.
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I am happy for Harold. It is nice to see that the Losies who get killed off or "disappeared" have a life after Lost. Of course this may be another ruse and maybe he will be back in Season 4 :)



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I just think it's cool they're making a sequel to 28 Days Later.
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It's because it's been decided that Michael wouldn't be back in season three that H. Perrineau moved on to other projects. Not the other way around!
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i hope we do see michael again on lost but it doesnt look likely
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Zombies rule
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