JOSHUA MALINA (WILL BAILEY, DEPUTY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR): I read that Rob Lowe was thinking about leaving, and I really needed a job. I sent [Aaron] an email, the contents of which basically were: "What about a less well-known, less good-looking actor who would work for less money?" It was shameless, but to my surprise, Aaron's response suggested that he had already talked to Schlamme about the idea. I drove to meet him at the Four Seasons for lunch, and he said, "Here's the character I'm thinking of for you."
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
WE NEED TO RESHOOT THAT. I GOT SHOT IN THE F---ING CHEST, AND THERE'S NO SCAR: Fifteen years ago this month, NBC unveiled The West Wing during upfronts. Its creators and stars tell some stories to The Hollywood Reporter, some of which you know (Eugene Levy! CCH Pounder!) and some you may not:
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