Actor HAROLD PERRINEAU is upset with the producers of LOST because they never
told him they were bringing his character back to the drama to die.
The Matrix Revolutions star – who plays Michael in the ht show – was hoping
his return to the desert island drama would allow his character to become more
of a father to his screen son.
But Perrineau was annoyed to find out he was to be killed off in the latest
season finale, which aired in America last week (ends30May08).
He admits he had no idea his character would perish and still feels bitter
about returning to the show, which he first left during season two.
Perrineau tells America’s TV Guide magazine, “I had no idea. It’s like, ‘What
the hell?’ I felt like, ‘Is that it? I came back for that?’
“I’m disappointed, mostly because I wanted Michael and Walt (son) to have a
happy ending. I was hoping Michael would get it together and actually wanna be
a father to his kid.
“If I were writing it, I would write it differently.”
And Perrineau fears his character’s storyline was doomed from the start –
because of his color.
He adds, “If I’m being really candid, there are all these questions about how
they respond to black people on the show… A little black boy and his father
hooking up, that wasn’t interesting. Instead, Walt just winds up being another