Terry O'Quinn was never considered for the part, though James Purefoy was approached. Will Grant Gustin play The Flash?
The Lost star is reportedly on Warner Bros.' short list for the villainous role. Bryan Cranston was once rumored to play Superman's nemesis.
The Lost star will appear in the TNT series' last two episodes of Season 2, as Noah Wyle's former teacher and mentor.
The Lost star will portray a ruthless millionaire who essentially owns the town of Hallelujah, Tennessee in Marc Cherry's ABC pilot.
The new series will star Michael Emerson and Terry O'Quinn from Lost.
Mission: Impossible's Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec are writing this new series which will reunite the Lost costars as two black-ops agents.
Ben Linus and John Locke moving on to more lighthearted fare.
The show will air live from Hawaii immediately following the Lost series finale on May 23rd.