Following the success of “Misplaced”, Matthew Fox quietly stepped away from performing; in response to his IMDb profile, his final display screen function was within the 2015 Western “Bone Tomahawk”.
Fox is ending his self-imposed retirement, and can quickly be seen within the upcoming Peacock miniseries “Final Mild”, which he mentioned in a brand new interview with Variety.
“I type of had a bucket listing in my thoughts of issues that I wished to perform within the enterprise, and after I did [the movie] ‘Bone Tomahawk’ in 2014 that had type of accomplished the bucket listing,” he defined. “I wished to do a Western. It’s a really odd Western, nevertheless it’s a Western. And in order that form of accomplished the bucket listing.”
One more reason for his retirement was his household. “At the moment in my life, our children have been at an age the place I felt like I wanted to actually reengage,” he mentioned. “I had been targeted on work for a while, and [my wife] Margherita had been working the household so superbly, however I felt prefer it was time to be residence, and I actually felt like I used to be retiring from the enterprise, and dealing on different inventive parts which might be actually private to me — some music and writing.”
Not solely does “Final Mild” mark Fox’s first TV sequence since 2010, it’s additionally the primary time he’s been an exec producer on a venture — one thing he mentioned was one other merchandise he’s been eager to tick off his bucket listing.
“I type of bought to some extent the place I believed that perhaps the bucket listing included government producing,” he mentioned. “I’d by no means carried out that earlier than. The chance to be concerned in ‘Final Mild’ got here alongside, and so I wished to offer it a shot. And it felt like the suitable time.”