*He may have been missing from the heavenly reunion scene on “Lost” Sunday, but Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has turned up as the latest cast member to join Universal’s upcoming prequel to “The Thing.”

According to ShockTillYouDrop.com, the actor will play the role of Derek in the film, which is already shooting in Canada.

Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton and Jonathan Lloyd Walker are also and director Matthijs van Heijningen.

Akinnuoye-Agbaje played Heavy Duty in last year’s G.I.Joe: The Rise of Cobra and is best known for his TV roles as Simon Adebisi on HBO’s “Oz” and Mr. Eko in ABC’s “Lost.”