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‘Lost’ Stars Get Massive Salary Increase

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Jan 23, 2006 | 1:09pm EST

The original cast members of award-winning hit TV show Lost have been offered a huge pay increase in exchange for extending their contracts by another year.

Touchstone Television has promised the likes of Matthew Fox, Evangeline Lilly and Dominic Monaghanbetween $20,000 and $40,000 more per episode if they sign for a third series, pushing some salaries into the six figure bracket.

Fox, who plays lead character Dr. Jack Sheppard, has reportedly earned a minimum $250,000 bonus on top of the salary hike.

The raise puts Lost cast members in line with the stars of Desperate Housewives.

Lost, which sees a group of plane crash survivors stranded on a tropical island, has one of the largest casts and production costs of any drama series.

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