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Fall TV Scoop: J.J. Abrams' Revolution Enlists Lost Alum Jeff Fahey

NBC’s J.J. Abrams-produced Revolution, which earlier this summer added Lost alum Elizabeth Mitchell to its ensemble, has cast another familiar face from the island drama — Jeff Fahey — in a guest-starring role.

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Revolution revolves around a postapocalyptic Earth where, 15 years prior, “the lights went out,” forcing people to make do without electricity and other power sources. Billy Burke (Twilight) plays a former military type who leads a band of survivors, Mitchell his sister-in-law, and Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad) the enforcer for a dictatorship which has taken over parts of America.

Fahey will guest-star in an early episode as a character named Hutch, a show rep tells TVLine.

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Since wrapping his run as Lost‘s Frank Lapidus, Fahey’s TV credits have included guest spots on USA Network’s Common Law, Workaholics and the final season of NBC’s Chuck.

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NBC’s Revolution premieres Monday, Sept. 17 at 10/9c.