<P>Matthew Fox and Evangeline Lilly</P>

Matthew Fox and Evangeline Lilly

Lost island is experiencing a bit of a population explosion as it heads into its second season. In addition to previously announced new regulars Michelle Rodriguez and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, producers are thisclose to signing a veteran female actress to join the show full-time, USA Today reports. For more on this developing story  including the identity of the "name" actress originally approached for the role  check out next week's Ask Ausiello. (These annoying teases hurt me as much as they do you. Trust me.)