‘Lost’ Won’t Explain Their Ending, Shia LaBeouf Suffers A ‘Necessary Death’ In Today’s Dailies — 4/30/10

Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse won’t explain the ending of “Lost” after it airs. Lindelof says: “We’re going to be as definitive as we can be and say this is our ending, but there’s no way to end the show where the fans aren’t going to say, ’What did they mean by this?’ Which is why we’re not going to explain it.” [The Live Feed]

— It is necessary for Shia LaBeouf to die in “The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman,” his upcoming “romantic actioner” about a man who falls in love with an irresistible but potentially lethal woman. [Collider]

Dwayne Johnson is rolling up his sleeves and getting back into the action game with “Protection,” a new thriller directed by Simon West about a Mexico City security operative’s attempts to smuggle a high-ranking judge’s daughter across the border while being chased by dangerous assailants. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Kevin James and Sony are teaming up for “Here Comes The Boom,” a closely guarded action comedy project written by James and “Zoolander” writer Rock Reuben. Adam Sandler will produce the film through Happy Madison. [Variety]

Kristen Bell is still fighting to bring a “Veronica Mars” movie to the big screen, saying that fans needs to convice Warner Bros. that the film would actually turn a profit. [E! Online]

— Actor Joel Edgerton says that the upcoming prequel to “The Thing” will feature several nods to the previous movie but will also “stand alone as its own entity.” [Ain’t It Cool News]

John Krasinski and Drew Barrymore are sailing with “Whales,” director Ken Kwapis’ fact-based movie about the 1988 rescue of a trio of whales trapped in the Arctic Circle. Jack Amiel and Michael Begler wrote the script. [Deadline]