The former Moonlight actor talks about working in Hawaii, teaming up with Scott Caan and why he thinks the new series works.
By ABBIE BERNSTEIN
29 November 2010
Hawaii Five-0 has been very good to CBS. For twelve years (1968-1980), actor Jack Lord played Steve McGarrett, the head of an elite team of the state’s special investigations.
So it’s fitting that in resurrecting the franchise (an unsuccessful revival was attempted in 1997), the network would turn to an actor they’ve been very good to – Alex O’Loughlin. The Australian actor had previously starred for CBS in the short-lived 2007 series Moonlight where he played a blood-sucker and in last year’s medical drama Three Riverswhere he played a transplant surgeon.
The third time’s a charm though, as the rebooted Hawaii Five-0 has proven to be a breakout hit this fall (and the show…
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