JJ Abrams will reunite with Lost star Josh Holloway for a brand-new HBO Max police procedural. Abrams and Holloway had a great deal of success together on the Emmy Award- winning struck ABC reveal from 2004 to 2010, with Abrams functioning as co-creator, director, and manufacturer, while Holloway played fan preferred anti-hero James ‘Sawyer’ Ford.
According to Deadline, Abrams’ brand-new program, Duster, has actually lastly been offered an authorities series order by banner HBO Max, and Holloway will sign up with the cast with his old Lost employer. The job has actually remained in talks for rather a long time, with the very first statement for Duster returning in April 2020 when an advancement handle a series dedication from HBO Max was misinterpreted as a series order. After Lost had a frustrating ending, Abrams and Holloway will now get a possibility to offset that with this brand-new collaboration.
What To Expect From Abrams’ Duster
The series is greenlit fromWarner Bros Television, with Abrams and LaTo ya Morgan integrating to pen the very first 2 episodes of the eight-episode season 1. Abrams and Morgan – who has composing credits for effective programs such as Shameless, Parenthood, and The Walking Dead to her name – will likewise executive produce the brand-new series along withSteph Green Green, who has experience directing television on programs such as Bates Motel, Luke Cage, and most just recently, The Book Of Boba Fett, will likewise direct a minimum of Duster‘s initially 2 episodes. Duster is likewise simply among 3 brand-new programs, consisting of Justice League Dark, that Abrams has actually been dealing with with HBO Max.
Holloway will star opposite Rachel Hilson, playing the very first Black female FBI representative who makes her method to the Southwest in 1972. With the FBI representative trying to stop a growing criminal activity distribute, she hires a saucy vacation chauffeur, played byHolloway Hilson initially increased to popularity with repeating functions in The Good Wife, This Is Us, and Winning Time prior to landing a starring function in Hulu’s teenager drama Love,Victor Since Lost, Holloway has actually starred in Colony and had a repeating function in Yellowstone season 3, which by the way has actually been experiencing production hold-ups for season 5 of late.
Other cast members signing up with Hilson and Lost‘s Holloway consist of Camille Guaty, who’s understood for her repeating functions on Prison Break and The Rookie, and Hollywood veteran Keith David, who has more than 300 acting credits over his renowned profession, latest of which was a bit part in Nope, and Greg Grunberg, a youth buddy of Abrams who has actually appeared in a number of the director’s tasks consisting of Star Wars: The Force Awakens andAlias After a rough year in 2022 that saw numerous of his approaching tasks strike the skids, among which was the cancellation of Demimonde, it appears Abrams’ originality will strike the little screen earlier instead of later on.