While Monaghan decided to continue living in Los Angeles, Lilly has been staying in Hawaii, where Lost was filmed.She told New York Magazine recently that she is happy to be moving on from the show that launched her career into the spotlight.‘People are excited to try on the next chapter of their lives.She was one month pregnant with her son when she finished filming Real Steel.Difficult as it is to believe, it’s now been over a decade since ‘Lost’ first burst onto our screens, with its unforgettable opening episode showing Oceanic Airlines Flight 815 crashing onto a mysterious island, where a bunch of strangers had to come together to survive.
Prior to her starring role on Lost, Lilly worked as an extra on film sets to help pay her University tuition.
If it wasn’t for them pulling me out of bed and saying you are coming and working with us, I might have retired at that point, I may have never done a film again.” She’s largely kept to her word.
2015 saw her portray Hope van Dyne in the Marvel film Ant-Man, a role she will reprise (this time under the superheroine name The Wasp) in its 2018 sequel, and she has the Netflix horror comedy Little Evil coming up this year.
Until Peter Jackson came calling, offering her the role of Tauriel in his three-film adaptation of J. For the first time in 10 years, I actually think I like acting.
“This might be fun and I actually might want to do more.