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Elizabeth Mitchell Joins J.J. Abrams’s Revolution

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 03:  Elizabeth Mitchell attends 2011 WonderCon at Moscone Convention Center on April 3, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Max Morse/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Elizabeth Mitchell

Lost's Elizabeth Mitchell is joining J.J. Abrams's NBC series Revolution, an hourlong action-thriller that'll star Giancarlo Esposito of Breaking Bad. "Mitchell will play the compassionate and concerned long-absent mother of the show’s two young leads, Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) and Danny (Graham Rogers), who set off on a dangerous cross-country journey," EW writes. Compassionate, concerned, but also long-absent — drama!

Photo: Max Morse/2011 Getty Images