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.