With Lost Views happen all the time on streaming services, it’s easy to forget the show ended a whole 12 years ago! And it wasn’t long after the acclaimed series took its final bow that the star matthew fox he did the same.
the party of five alum did a couple of movies afterwards, notably playing a shredded villain in alex cross and a cowboy anti-hero in the occult horror/Western bone tomahawk. But after that? She walked away from the business.
In fact, it’s actually over seven years ever since Fox stepped in front of the camera!
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He’s finally making his comeback in a new show called last lightand at a press conference for the Peacock series, he took a moment to explain his extended pause. On why he chose the moment he did to stop acting, he explained that it was starring in that western that marked the occasion for him:
“I had kind of a wish list in my mind of things I wanted to accomplish in the business, and after I did bone tomahawk in 2014, that had completed the wish list. She wanted to do a western. It’s a very strange western, but it’s a western. And that completed the to-do list.”
As for why she had already been thinking about retiring, she explained that it was about focusing on her family, before her kids got too old and she missed it all! He remembered:
“At that point in my life, our kids were at an age where I felt like I needed to really get involved again. He had been focused on work for some time, and [my wife] Margherita had been running the family very well, but I felt like it was time to be home, and I really felt like I was retiring from the business and working on other creative elements that are really personal to me: some music and writing. ”
So why go back? Well, it was all about the story of last light What attracted you:
“I just spent seven years living my life with my family and pursuing things that I’m passionate about, but storytelling is in my DNA in a way, and I felt like this form of storytelling was something I wanted to re-engage with. , and see how it felt. And I’m really happy I did it, it’s been good.”
This time around he’s taking more ownership as an executive producer, something he had added to his wish list:
“I got to a point where I thought maybe executive producing was on the wish list. I had never done that before. The opportunity to participate in last light It arrived, so I wanted to give it a try. And it seemed like the right time.”
Are you excited to see Matthew Fox back on the small screen?
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