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It’s a Lost reunion for NBC’s Revolution.
The upcoming freshman drama from Lost‘s J.J. Abrams and Supernatural ‘ s Eric Kripke has brought in former Lost star Elizabeth Mitchell as a series regular, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
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The adventure drama, starring Twilight‘s Billy Burke, is set in a world that exists after every piece of technology including cars, planes, computers, phones and lights mysteriously black out forever and follows a family struggling to reunite in the post-apocalyptic world.
Mitchell will play Rachel Matheson, mother of Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) and Danny (Graham Rogers), who is described as a beautiful and warm parent who’s terrified of the ordeal that her children will face as they navigate the dystopian world. Mitchell (Gia) will appear in flashbacks.
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She’ll replace Andrea Roth, who played the role in the pilot, and join new castmember Daniella Alonso, who will play a new character, Nora, a rebel fighter.
Mitchell played Dr. Juliet Burke on Abrams’ ABC island-set drama Lost from 2006-10. The Revolution role marks her first series regular gig since she spent two seasons starring as Erica Evans on ABC’s V reboot. More recently, she appeared in a guest stint on NBC’s Law & Order: SVU.
Mitchell is repped by IFA Talent Agency, Kritzer Levine and Hirsch Wallerstein.
Email: Lesley.Goldberg@thr.com; Twitter: @Snoodit
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