How 'Lost' Careered Into Being a Hit Show.
Lloyd Braun, ABC's head of entertainment at the time, came up with the idea. Running up against a deadline, he pitched it on a Monday, wrote an outline on Friday and had a green light the next day. Then the casting director had just three weeks to find 14 major characters and dozens of background actors. "It was insanity," she said.via [ Lost Remote ]
'Lost' finds ungilded Lilly - all about Evangeline Lilly.
Lost - Official Site.