After yesterday’s post about the ‘Bond’ auditions back in 2005, I thought this article might be interesting, because it reveals how Alex first “heard” that he did not get the part of James Bond.
It looks like the original article is lost, but I found this on
Copley News Service
1 April 2008
His suitcases packed, Australian actor Alex O’Loughlin was ready to set course last year for Boucherville, Quebec, in a New York minute. He was all jacked up for “Whiteout,” an action-thriller set in Antarctica starring hot Brit actress Kate Beckinsale as a U.S. marshal tracking a stone-cold killer.
But a few days before heading toward the North Pole (a fine substitute for the South Pole), O’Loughlin received an urgent call at his Los Angeles home from one of his TV agents: Heavyweight executive producer Joel Silver and the entire CBS Network’s drama…
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