The Lost Room: : -- A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to alternate universe. watch
For five critically acclaimed seasons, audiences knew Peter Krause as the troubled prodigal son who returned home to run his late father's mortuary on Six Feet Under. Since the HBO series concluded, the Minnesota native has been working on various projects, including Sci Fi's The Lost Room and the provocative thriller Civic Duty. Opening this weekend in limited release, the indie stars Krause as a recently laid-off accountant who begins to suspect that his new neighbor may be an Islamic extremist. TVGuide.com spoke with the actor about Civic Duty as well as Dirty Sexy Money, a "can't miss" piread more
Question: I enjoyed The Lost Room on Sci Fi, but it left a lot of unanswered questions about the room and the objects. Do you know if it was intended as a pilot at all? It seems with the number of objects out there, there would be lots of opportunities for various story lines, especially with all the varying beliefs of what the objects are meant for.
Answer: As someone who didn't enjoy The Lost Room, who found all the hand-wringing over deadly Bics and time-stopping combs to be laughable at best (when did I become such a Scrooge about TV fantasy?), I can only say I hope it wasn't intended as a pilot. Besides, there already was a series devoted to supernatural objects (and it was pretty bad, too): the syndicated Friday the 13th series. The only reason Sci Fi would pursue a sequel or a series version is if the Lost Room ratings went through the roof. And while I could be wrong, I'm assuming they didn't, or Sci Fi already would have issued a release crowing about the numbers ...read more