Palmer and Rice, a running back for the Baltimore Ravens, were arguing as the doors slid shut.
As the secrecy campaign prevented the auditioning actors from accessing the full script, forcing them to read short scenes and only know the basic premise of people surviving a plane crash on a tropical island – which reminded Lilly of The Blue Lagoon – she thought Lost would "at best be a mediocre TV show".
We are suffering through the summer break, waiting for the new episodes to start this fall.
We were surprised to see one of the stars, Evangeline Lilly, in a commercial for Livelinks, taking phone calls from lonely guys wanting to "connect live".
She described the work as "a graphic book series designed for children", stating that the book is about a young girl who joins a group of characters she described as "this family, the Squickerwonkers, and they're strange outcasts who all have very particular vices".
Lilly has stated that future books will each reveal a new Squickerwonker character and unique vice, which will eventually become the undoing of the character.
She came to prominence for her starring role as Kate Austen in the ABC series Lost (2004–10), for which she won a Screen Actors Guild Award and received a Golden Globe Award nomination.
She is also known for her roles as Connie James in The Hurt Locker (2008), Bailey Tallet in Real Steel (2011), Tauriel in The Hobbit film series, and Hope van Dyne/Wasp in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Ant-Man (2015) and Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018).
Of course, almost every actor and actress has some dumpy jobs, hemorrhoid or herpes drug commercials. After I thought about it for a while, I realized that this probably backfired on the Livelinks people too.
Writer and co-creator Damon Lindelof said that he and executive producer and co-creator J. Abrams "were fast-forwarding through a tape, and he saw her and said, 'That's the girl.'" It was one of the top shows on ABC's primetime schedule during its run, won a Golden Globe and 11 Prime Time Emmy Awards including best drama in 2005, and was ranked the top-rated TV show of the decade by IMDb.
Evangeline was voted one of People Magazine's '50 Most Beautiful People'.
She took the agent's business card but did not immediately pursue acting.
She eventually called and the agency landed her several roles in commercials and non-speaking parts in the TV shows Smallville and Kingdom Hospital.
The illustrator for the book is Johnny Fraser-Allen of Weta Workshop, a New Zealand-based concept design firm that worked on films including The Hobbit.