This is the best news for "Fringe" since it earned a fourth season pickup.
David Fury, who many fans adore for his famous "Lost" episode "Walkabout" (which also was nominated for an Emmy) has joined the Fox series this upcoming season.
Fury sets up shop in the show's writing room after departing the new Fox series "Terra Nova," where he was an executive producer. The official reason there was the dreaded "creative differences," but it's likely that Fury's style clashed a bit with showrunner (and "Star Trek: Voyager" alum) Brannon Braga.
Fury got his writing start in the 20-year-old HBO series "Dream On," but made his mark in the genre when he joined "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" in 1998. His episodes includes "Lies My Parents Told Me," a popular prequel episode that also was the final episode for Juliet Landau as Drusilla.
He would later write a dozen episodes for the "Buffy" spinoff "Angel," as well as 21 episodes for "24." He also served as a co-executive producer for "Lost" and "24." In fact, his move to "Fringe" reunites Fury with J.J. Abrams, one of the show's creators, who also had a hand in creating "Lost."
Fury was nominated for an Outstanding Writing Emmy for "Walkabout" in "Lost," and was one of the named winners for the overall series Emmy wins for both "Lost" in 2005 and "24" in 2006.
Writing work has already begun for the fourth season of "Fringe," which shoots in Vancouver, B.C. It airs Fridays at 9 p.m. ET on Fox.
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