It has been 10 years for the reason that finish of Misplaced, Damon Lindelof’s and J. J. Abrams’ intense, unusual fantasy present, and the ending of the ultimate season continues to be hotly debated and mentioned. Now one of many present’s stars, Josh Holloway, has weighed in on the ending with a really simple view of why it was good–for his character, not less than.
Holloway, who performed unhealthy boy Sawyer on the present throughout its whole run, spoke to Collider about his present function on Yellowstone, and was requested what he considered the Misplaced ending. Asking if he was “personally pleased” with how his character’s plot concluded, he mentioned that he was, as a result of Sawyer made it via.
“Sure, I’m,” Holloway informed Collider. “He survived.” He went on to say that Sawyer did not essentially grasp every little thing occurring within the present, and was targeted on making it via. “There got here a degree the place Sawyer simply didn’t perceive any of the s*** that was occurring and didn’t care,” he defined. “He was like, ‘I don’t give a s***. I’m gonna survive. I’m gonna survive this s***, and I don’t even know why.’ However he did, and he made it.”
Holloway mentioned that he is glad he isn’t a author himself, as a result of he would not know learn how to finish a present as enormous as Misplaced, and he can level in direction of the writers if anybody was displeased along with his character’s arc. “The issue with a terrific hit present, with a tremendous, intricate, layered story is that there’s no method out of it,” he contemplated. “Take a look at The Sopranos, it simply ended. S***, how do you do it?”
J. J. Abrams went on to direct two Star Wars movies after Misplaced, whereas Lindelof was showrunner on 2019’s Watchmen, GameSpot’s TV show of the year.