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Could Kristen Bell be joining "Lost"?

Could Kristen Bell be joining "Lost"?

As wild Internet rumors go, this one's pretty interesting: TV Guide's Michael Ausiello reported this week that Kristen Bell has been brought up in the casting discussions for a new character being introduced for the fourth season of "Lost."

I'm not sure I buy it, especially because Ausiello just says her "name has been brought up," and that's a long way from saying that Bell's negotiating a contract — or even that she's officially being considered for the role. But it's a fun thing to think about, even if was recently debunked.

Maybe the more interesting thing is the role that Bell's supposedly up for. If you're super-sensitive to spoilers about potential new characters, you might want to stop here; otherwise,

There are two casting notices out for recurring characters in the upcoming season. They are:

  • Russell, a mathematician in his late 30s who is "capable of great insights and has a tremendous knowledge across various scientific fields." He tends to be overly direct, screwing up his personal relationships as a result.
  • Charlotte, a hot 20something who is "precocious, loquacious and funny... a very successful academic who also knows how to handle herself in the real world." She also has trouble relating to people because of "lots of repressed and pent-up emotions."

How do you think these two fit into the show's bigger story? And would you want to see Bell on the show?


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Hope5 Hope5 9 years
I wouldn't know I don't watch, Lost!
Jessielindsey Jessielindsey 9 years
I've always LOVED "Veronica Mars" and "Lost", I can never see myself getting as into the new characters as much as I am into the old ones...bring back Shannon and Boone!!!
SugarPrep SugarPrep 9 years
If she gets a role for the show I think her character in the show will die.
nhancieh522 nhancieh522 9 years
..oh, she fits i think..
ashmelissa ashmelissa 9 years
I am super excited for the new season! Can't wait!
lemuse20 lemuse20 9 years
I hope not, I cannot stand that actress and I LOVE Lost. Why they would be her in Lost is lost on me...
Dixie-Theychangedit Dixie-Theychangedit 9 years
I love Lost. Not familiar with Kristen Bell. The character of Charlotte they described sounds like Kellie Pickler. She needs her own reality show, though.
SassAndBide SassAndBide 9 years
intensebandgeek -- but that Paolo guy was H O T ! ;) lol i wasnt complaining then.
Emiily Emiily 9 years
I hate her
roxy17 roxy17 9 years
I will miss Kristen Bell so yes please.
shoshie shoshie 9 years
I already miss Veronica Mars and Kristen Bell, so I think I'd start watching Lost even though I swore off of it after getting burned so much by JJ and the writers on Alias.
lanuchan lanuchan 9 years
ah that'd be cool! i cant wait for lost...i hear its going until 2010!
lala788 lala788 9 years
I'm a huge Veronica Mars fun and also Lost fun, so if (and it's a big if) she will be in the show i'll so happy.
intensebandgeek intensebandgeek 9 years
I'm a huge LOST fan. If this role is going to be anything similar to that of Nikki and Paolo's, I'm going to be very upset.
Pokemyhontas Pokemyhontas 9 years
I gave up on LOST. ABC pissed me off one too many times, screwing with the schedule.
Phil Phil 9 years
When I read the headline I let out the biggest gasp I've ever let out! Lost + Veronica Mars!?! I'm praying this turns out to be true, otherwise Ausiello will be getting hatemail filled with glitter. He can't just tease us like that!!
sashak sashak 9 years
LOST is the greatest show ever! I think It'd be great if she joined the cast. She looks exactly like my best friend so I'd certainly be ok w/ it!
shabbygirl29 shabbygirl29 9 years
I love Kristen Bell and I am going to miss Veronica Mars desperately. Why do they keep crappy shows on like Beauty and the Geek(sorry to anyone who likes it) or Pussycat doll crap and ditch really good shows?
SassAndBide SassAndBide 9 years
I WANT BOONE BACK ON LOST! (If anyone) he should've never died. my aunt knows him but i've never met him yet :(
ldekosky ldekosky 9 years
I love Kristen Bell in anything. Veronica Mars was one of the best shows on television and I will watch anything she does from now on!
dmblauren dmblauren 9 years
i love k-bell and i love lost. sounds like a perfect match to me!
menthadict menthadict 9 years
I think Kristen Bell is an amazing actress and if she was on Lost I'd def be watching again, despite missing season 3.
Sarah-Akbar Sarah-Akbar 9 years
awww how can you guys not like lost?
pinkflats pinkflats 9 years
not even Kristin Bell, who I adore, can get me to watch Lost. I really don't like it.
shafiii shafiii 9 years
Kristen Bell was really good on Veronica Mars, i think she might be okay on Lost. It's be interesting to see her there and how she would act out the character.
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