The audition clip shows why Fox won over Abrams.
Matthew Fox was busy filing two movies simultaneously early this year—World War Z and Alex Cross. Despite the horrible scheduling conflicts, he said in order to work on projects that excited him, it was definitely worth it.
This years Emmy nominations are coming up and The Hollywood Reporter got some great actors together for a lively conversation. Watch as Matthew Fox, Jon Hamm, Bryan Cranston, Alexander Skarsgard, Ray Romano and Matt Bomer answer questions like: Whats the best thing about being an actor & if they watch their own performances? Watch it – it’ll definitely make you laugh!
From Entertainment Weekly, May 14, 2010 issue: With pilot season well underway, ABC needed a finished show in about 12 weeks. JJ Abrams agreed to direct the pilot, and they began furiously writing placeholder audition scenes, just so the actors would have something to read. Bryan Burk (Exec Producer) The casting process was crazy. It was falling in love with people who were not at all what we had in mind for each role. Jorge Garcia was invited to come in after Abrams saw him on Curb Your Enthusiasm, and he would up with the tailor-made role of comical lottery ... Read more