I don't care if people hated her but she was my most FAVORITE characters of all times. ", McFarland, Melanie, (November 29, 2005) ", Blair, Alan Stanley, (December 15, 2006) ", Carabott, Chris; Goldman, Eric; Iverson, Dan; Moriarty, Colin & Zoromski, Brian, (December 6, 2006) ", Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, The Five: Reasons NOT to kill off Ana Lucia, Alan Stanley Blair Reviews BSG's 'The Passage', Screen Actors Guild Honors Outstanding Film and Television Performances in 13 Categories at the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ana_Lucia_Cortez&oldid=997320325, Fictional Los Angeles Police Department officers, Fictional Hispanic and Latino American people, Articles with dead external links from April 2017, Articles with dead external links from July 2020, Articles needing more viewpoints from August 2017, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 30 December 2020, at 23:55. I think, obviously, people like working on the show. Off-island, Ana Lucia murdered a man named Jason McCormack in retaliation for his shooting her and killing her unborn child. [2] Seeking revenge, she seduces Sawyer and steals his gun. Ana then shot Jason six times, killing him. Carlton: ... by exercising our exclusivity. And we were starting to think about what sort of stories we were going to be telling for the characters in Season 3, and we just didn't have enough for Libby that we were excited about. [16] Ana Lucia's style of leadership deliberately contrasts Jack's; Jack is a reluctant leader, whereas Ana Lucia quickly takes charge on her own. [2] Ana Lucia buys a ticket on Oceanic Flight 815 to return to Los Angeles. That was on one side. DECEMBER 2--Two actresses from the television series "Lost" were arrested early yesterday within minutes of each other for drunk driving in Hawaii, where the ABC megahit is filmed. So we're not done with Cynthia, but Libby is dead. Source: Lost, episode 2x8, "Collision" For what? [2] She confides in Michael, who offers to kill him on her behalf. The producers of Lost stated that Rodriguez was only interested in appearing for one season, so Ana Lucia's death was written in from the beginning. The deaths of Ana Lucia and Libby caused speculation that they were killed off due to the DUIs that actresses Michelle Rodriguez and Cynthia Watros received within fifteen minutes of each other on December 1, 2005. [14] Amy Amatangelo from Zap2it admitted she "enjoyed kind of loathing Ana Lucia". [1] After some reasoning from Libby, she reluctantly lets them go. Ana Lucia. When they were lifting this stretcher up a steep cliff, Cindy disappeared without a sound. Ana Lucia “Anita” Lopez. Lost." On island, Ana Lucia killed a female Other and Goodwin Stanhope in "The Other 48 Days", and accidentally killed Shannon at the end of "Abandoned". [19] Rodriguez, producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse, and Lost creator J. J. Abrams met, and Rodriguez explained she would only be interested in one season because she was a "nomadic spirit", but would like to do one "kickass arc" as she called it. [5] After landing in the ocean, Ana Lucia does her best to help everyone in need. But when Ana hands him the gun, he shoots her in the heart, killing her. We had just put the script out for "Dave," in which she was heavily featured and that relationship with Hurley was starting to develop, and in response to the awesome work she was doing, that sort of made us feel even more emboldened to go ahead and execute the double murder because we thought her death would really resonate with the audience. Alex and Karl also failed to show that The Others can sustain a relationship as both were cruelly slayed by Charles Widmore's mercenaries. What does that mean for Ana Lucia Cortez is a fictional character on the ABC television series Lost, played by Michelle Rodriguez. She was a victim once and she swore to herself she would never be a victim again". [15] According to supervising producer Leonard Dick, "Ana Lucia is somebody who does not want to be a victim. [1] She has Shannon's lover Sayid (Naveen Andrews) tied up and refuses to let the group move on. McFarland described the character as someone with a "take-charge nature", and an "inability to be reasoned away from her dictatorial decisions". And once again, my restraint has yielded a pretty nifty reward - an exclusive postmortem courtesy of exec producers That was on one side. Damon: It's the price you pay as a producer 'cause you have a choice, and the choice is, essentially, you can force an actor to sit out an entire season... [13] Anna Johns from AOL's TV Squad felt Ana Lucia is "abrasive and lacking common sense or civility". [16] Rodriguez described the character as "very intuitive", adding "I like that the character is pretty much always aware and suspicious". Who: Jason McCormick, to Ana-Lucia, not realizing that he'd shot her a few months prior and killed her unborn baby. [5] Fellow tail section survivors Libby (Cynthia Watros) and Cindy (Kimberley Joseph) bring Jin (Daniel Dae Kim) to her after discovering him washed up on shore. [3] The pair arrange to continue their conversation during the flight. After Oceanic Flight 815 splits in mid-air, the tail section and fuselage crash on opposite sides of a mysterious island. Then it's like, now suddenly 10 million people know. After his death and reappearance on the island, Christian becomes a very mysterious figure, acting as a messenger for the even more mysterious Jacob. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. C. K. Sample of AOL's TV Squad wrote that although he suspected that Ana Lucia and Libby were going to die, he thought what "was amazing was who shot them". [13] She called Ana Lucia a "brooding, broken ex-cop" with a "perpetual scowl". Carlton Cuse! By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Agreement. When they were found by the survivors from the tail section, both sides suspected each other of being the Others. On the other side, we thought, well, shooting Ana Lucia is going to be dramatic, but what will really make it incredible for the audience is that it'll be completely surprising if we shoot Libby, too. USA Today and reads, "Cynthia Watros got a CBS pilot! The episode doesn’t push this issue, but there’s a parallel between Ana Lucia’s status as a pariah following Shannon’s death and Kate’s position as a fugitive that seems like material the writers could have explored further if there had been time. And although we anticipated the possibility of this getting out, it seemed like a no-brainer. Damon Lindelof and [2] She returns to the hatch and attempts to kill Henry, but is unable to bring herself to do it. 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