Team Darlton (Lost producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse) have confirmed that Claire (Emilie de Ravin) will, in fact, be back as a full-time series regular for the show's sixth and final season. Cuse stated mysteriously, "Damon and I are very excited to bring Claire back to the show, and even more excited for people to experience just how she will return." How?! How will she return?
At any rate, this is good news for Lost fans, since, according to a post on EW's Popwatch, the mystery of where (when?) the heck Claire is is one of the topmost burning questions for fans (right up there with "what's the deal with the Island's Egyptian-themed ancient history?" and "what's Richard Alpert's backstory?"). As the ever-clever Lostologist Doc Jensen speculates, maybe next season will be devoted to the question "Who's really alive and who's really (un)dead?" and Claire will be a part of that puzzle.
What do you think? Do you have any Claire theories?
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