Back in 2003, when “One Tree Hill” was just an idea, employees of Wilmington-based casting agency Fincannon & Associates had several roles they were trying to fill for a new series.
For these parts, the Fincannons looked at regional actors and decided on some from right here in the Port City.
“We read hundreds of people throughout the Southeast,” Lisa Mae Wells Fincannon said in a 2003 interview. “Really, the entire Eastern Seaboard.”
She’d said the producers were interested in making the show, set in a fictional North Carolina town called Tree Hill, as authentic as possible and were interested in local actors.
Nine years later, many faces you may see around town are a part of the legacy of “One Tree Hill.”
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Monday, January 9, 2012
StarNews: Local actors found a home on ‘One Tree Hill’