Lost creator Damon Lindelof takes on race relations and mistrust of authority in Watchmen series

Damon Lindelof's version of Watchmen takes place three decades after the events of the comics: an alternate present where masked superheroes have been outlawed, but the police are now wearing masks themselves.
Damon Lindelof's version of Watchmen takes place three decades after the events of the comics: an alternate present where masked superheroes have been outlawed, but the police are now wearing masks themselves.PHOTO: HBO

NEW YORK - Fans of Damon Lindelof's hit show Lost (2004 to 2010) famously turned on the writer-producer over the ending, which many felt did not satisfactorily resolve its biggest mysteries.

But this and other run-ins taught the Emmy winner to make peace with viewers having their own take on his stories. And he tells The Straits Times he is hanging onto that zen as he unveils his adaptation of the iconic Watchmen comics.

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