03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Matthew Fox Q&A: "Lost" Secrets, Mistakes And A Look Ahead

During a strike-created break from shooting season 4 -- eight episodes were completed before the shutdown -- we caught up with Fox (who also stars in next month's political thriller Vantage Point) near his Manhattan Beach, Calif., home. He looked back at the finale as well as the producers' decision to end Lost for good after 48 more episodes, and even offered us a peek into the future before the series returns on Jan. 31 (now on Thursdays at 9 p.m. -- set those DVRs!). ''I think the show's going to be better in its last three seasons than it was in the first three,'' he notes, adding, ''There's going to be some huge mind-blowing s---.'' You heard the man: Helmets on. (And for more clues about how Lost will play out from here, don't miss EW.com's video interview with Matthew Fox, including behind-the-scenes footage from his on-the-beach photo shoot for Entertainment Weekly.)

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