Lost's Charlie may be dead, but it sounds like Dominic Monaghan is staying close to the ABC family. The actor recently turned up in one of the network's new "ABC House" promos, playing foosball with the likes of Courteney Cox and Patrick Dempsey, and when Dempsey challenges him by saying, "You're so dead," Monaghan cheekily replies, "Actually, I was."
What's the deal? Well, it sounds like Monaghan is coming back not to Lost but to another ABC show. And while the specific show hasn't been confirmed yet, all signs — and one news report — point to Flash Forward, the post-apocalyptic drama that got some early advertising during a Lost episode this Spring.
ABC and Monaghan's people are keeping quiet for now, but the show was my first bet — and not just because Cox says the Flash Forward tagline ("What did you see?") to Monaghan in the ABC promo. And if it's true, he'll be in familiar company, as Sonya Walger — Lost's Penny — is on the show as well.
Of course, maybe we're all being faked out and Monaghan will actually play another secret member of the Walker family on Brothers and Sisters. But assuming it's Flash Forward, does that seem like a good fit? You can check out the ABC promo in question if you read more.