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Josh Holloway to star in HBO Max series Duster from J.J. Abrams, LaToya Morgan

By Rachel Yang
March 9, 2021

Josh Holloway and J.J. Abrams are teaming up again.

The Lost actor will star in the HBO Max series Duster from co-writers Abrams and LaToya Morgan, EW has confirmed. Variety first reported the news.

Set in the 1970s Southwest, Duster features Holloway as a getaway driver for a growing crime syndicate.

Holloway is best known for playing James “Sawyer” Ford on ABC’s Lost, which Abrams co-created and executive produced. He also directed multiple episodes of the long-running drama.

Recently, Holloway joined Paramount’s Yellowstone for its third season. He also starred in USA Network’s Colony from Lost co-creator Carlton Cuse. On the big screen, the actor’s appeared in Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol and Sabotage.

Morgan, who most recently wrote for The Walking Dead, will executive produce the show alongside Abrams. She’s also worked on series like Into the Badlands, TURN: Washington’s Spies, Parenthood, and Shameless.

Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions has other projects at HBO Max as well, including a show inspired by Stephen King’s The Shining and a Justice League Dark series. In February, HBO Max ordered to series Subject to Change, an original story from Abrams that follows a desperate college student who signs up for a clinical trial that begins a wild, harrowing, mind and reality-bending adventure. Last month, EW confirmed Warner Bros. tapped writer Ta-Nehisi Coates to pen a new Superman movie produced by Abrams.