Damon Lindelof has spent almost two decades writing films and TV shows, including ABC's Lost, and his current series, The Leftovers on HBO. After 6 seasons of supernatural suspense, Lost had an ambiguous finale that some fans just hated. At the core of The Leftovers, there's yet another mystery that so far, hasn't been explained. As the final season begins, Lindelof isn't making any promises on plot, but he is vowing to stay off of Twitter this time. He talks to Michael Schneider about deciding to end The Leftovers after 3 seasons, and explains why his role as a showrunner puts him in an awkward position if there's another writers' strike.
Damon Lindelof on the end of 'The Leftovers'
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6 min, 58 sec