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But that was a big risk at the time.” And you know that’s something that I’m now well-versed in—in television you give yourself a pat on the back for about two seconds and then you’re immediately looking to the future.
Primarily because it will deal with the good ol’ criminally insane Batman villains, but also because it will be the return of a Fox show alum, Ben Mc Kenzie. Played by Shannon Lucio, I think that they definitely had great on-screen chemistry that would work IRL.
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’ Then I thought of what kind of boy I was at 25, and [I was] that kind of idiot.” He may have been an idiot at the time, but who didn’t have a crush on his character Ryan?
Series creator Josh Schwartz was only 26—the youngest showrunner in network television at the time—and had never produced a TV show.
The cast was filled largely with unknowns, and whatever momentum the show did generate in the early going would be stymied by the Fox network’s baseball-playoff schedule. Suffice it to say, the deck was not stacked in ‘s favor.
Schwartz’s inexperience and youthful energy proved invaluable in creating a teen drama that represented a departure from predecessors like .
And the cast—well, it wasn’t filled with unknowns for very long as they weren’t unknown for very long: stars Ben Mc Kenzie, Mischa Barton, Adam Brody and Rachel Bilson quickly became some of the most recognizable young actors on television. Abandoned by his mother, troubled teen Ryan Atwood (Mc Kenzie) is taken in by the Cohens, a loving family living in the affluent community of Newport Beach, California.