Swank said she was upset at the time, but that it later turned out to be a blessing in disguise, as she got the lead role in just months later and won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for her performance.
Scott Scanlon was the quiet, unpopular friend of David Silver during the first two seasons of the show. Dylan’s dad, Jack Mc Kay, was most famously played by Josh Taylor, but two other actors had actually assumed the role before Taylor.
Doherty opened up about having breast cancer in 2015, and has made her battle public — which is inspiring for others who are suffering.
"Shannen and I talk a lot on Twitter via [direct message]," Milano said.
However the studio recast the role with James Eckhouse, and the scenes with Jim Walsh in the pilot were cut and reshot.
With new cast members constantly leaving or being introduced, only four actors appeared in every season: Jennie Garth, Tori Spelling, Brian Austin Green, and Ian Ziering.
While she said nothing was in the works, she admitted she said that “it would have to be a super special script” but that she’d truly consider the opportunity.
Fox didn’t have a news department at the time, so it aired , and she was known to fight with the cast and crew on set.
Many believe she was fired after season four because of this, but the thing that really got her kicked off was that she cut her hair halfway through shooting the season finale without telling anyone, thus throwing off the continuity of the episode.
He died after misfiring a gun at his birthday party. Both Terence Ford and Arthur Brooks played the wealthy criminal.
The real reason the show offed Scott was because actor Douglas Emerson decided to quit acting, and left the show to enroll in junior college. Gabrielle Carteris played the ambitious school newspaper editor Andrea Zuckerman.