‘Gilmore Girls’: Matt Czuchry Auditioned for a Different Role Before Landing the Part of Logan Huntzberger

by Jeremy Spirogis
Matt Czuchry visits the SiriusXM Studios on November 24, 2014 in New York City

Some followers may know Matt Czuchry from his function in The Resident.
He’s performed Dr. Conrad Hawkins on the present since 2018. Most folks, nevertheless,
nonetheless tie Czuchry to his first vital appearing function. In 2004 he joined the
solid of Gilmore
Girls
as Logan Huntzberger, Rory
Gilmore’s love interest
. For three seasons, he took followers on a wild trip.
Some folks beloved his character and nonetheless consider that Rory and Logan belong
collectively. Other’s weren’t almost as enthused along with his party-boy persona. Love
him or hate him, most followers can’t think about Gilmore Girls with out Czuchry
as Logan, however he nearly didn’t tackle the function. Czuchry had beforehand auditioned
to painting a unique character altogether.  

Matt Czuchry auditioned for Gilmore Girls twice
earlier than touchdown the function of Logan

Most followers can’t think about Czurchy as anybody however Logan, however
apparently, he tried to get work on the present thrice earlier than he was
lastly solid as Rory’s romantic companion. Czuchry admitted in an interview that
the casting brokers for Gilmore Girls weren’t immediately bought on him. He
credited his analysis for his eventual success. Czuchry has been quoted as
suggesting he knew quite a bit about Gilmore Girls when he auditioned for the
second and third time. He studied the
show’s quick tempo
and tried to match it throughout auditions. That choice
saved him within the casting brokers’ minds when one other half opened up.

Matt Czuchry visits the SiriusXM Studios on November 24, 2014 in New York City
Matt Czuchry | Cindy Ord/Getty Images

Czuchry initially recommended he didn’t bear in mind every of the
roles that he auditioned for, however throughout a Q & A with FanBase, he said
that his first audition was for the half that finally went to Chad Michael
Murray. Murray performed Tristan on the famed collection earlier than he was solid as Lucas
Scott in One Tree Hill
. He additionally reported auditioning for the function of
Jess Mariano and Marty. The a part of Jess went to Milo Ventimiglia.

Matt Czuchry may have portrayed Marty

When
Rory started Yale
, she befriended a fellow scholar by the title of Marty after
she discovered him sleeping, bare within the hallway. The pair developed an in depth
friendship after their awkward assembly, however Marty needed the connection to show
romantic. Rory didn’t, and brutally shot Marty down by making her emotions for
Logan identified.

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Marty walked off after that night and didn’t work together with
Rory once more till she befriended Lucy in season 7. Lucy was courting Marty on the
time, and for causes which are nonetheless solely inexplicable, Marty acted like he
had no thought who Rory was. The Marty that followers met in season 7 of the collection was
method creepier than the Marty of seasons 4 and 5.

The function of Marty went to Wayne Wilcox. Wilcox, in accordance with
TV Guide,
was found by Amy Sherman-Palladino and Dan Palladino, when he was their
waiter at a restaurant. While Wilcox landed the function in a roundabout method, Czuchry
had initially auditioned for the half.

Logan wasn’t purported to be Rory’s love curiosity

A number of parts wanted to fall into place for Czuchry to
land such a major function on Gilmore Girls. Besides auditioning for
the collection three separate instances, the half he was finally given was a last-minute
addition. That’s proper; Logan
was not supposed to be Rory’s college boyfriend
.

Initially, showrunners had deliberate to have Rory pursue a relationship
with Graham Sullivan, the younger man Emily Gilmore launched her to on the finish
of season 4. Graham, portrayed by Teddy Dunn, took Rory on a bar crawl that
ended together with her calling Dean Forrester to select her up. The function of Graham was
axed after Dunn was solid in Veronica
Mars
.  Once Graham was not
a attainable romantic curiosity, Logan was launched to followers.

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