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Adam Scott Lost His First Gay Role To Michael C. Hall, Still Made Out With Him

adam-scott-imageIn what is perhaps more upsetting news than Samuel L. Jackson being picked over for a starring role on Breaking Bad, Parks & Rec cutie Adam Scott told TV Line this week that he was originally eyed for the role of Six Feet Under‘s openly gay David Fisher, a role made famous by Michael C. Hall.

(On second thought, it’s not that upsetting, considering the fact that Scott still came out on top and the show gave us six glorious years of Michael C. Hall making out with men.)

Scott revealed he was ultimately replaced by Hall during a screen test:

“You know how I got that role? It was me, Michael C. Hall and Jeremy Sisto testing for the role that Michael ultimately got… He and I got to know each other a little bit [during the casting process], and then six months later, they had me come in to play his boyfriend for two episodes.”

But he doesn’t harbor resentment, saying “It was like having a part in a big movie if you got on Six Feet Under.”

Also, you’re never really a loser if you’ve felt Michael C. Hall’s tongue inside your mouth.

By:           Matthew Tharrett
On:           Jul 8, 2013
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  • 9 Comments
    • DBBromberg
      DBBromberg

      UMMM so what?

      Jul 8, 2013 at 5:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Wilbready
      Wilbready

      Excellent clip, what does it do for the story?

      Jul 8, 2013 at 5:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MikeE
      MikeE

      oh yay, another straight actor playing gay. be still my heart.

      Jul 8, 2013 at 5:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Homophile
      Homophile

      @DBBromberg:

      Ever post you make seems to be something negative about the subject of the story.

      If you don’t like the content of this site, don’t come here.

      Jul 8, 2013 at 5:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fredo777
      fredo777

      Wait, I could have had six years of *Jeremy Sisto* kissing other dudes?! Goddamnit.

      Jul 8, 2013 at 5:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Stenar
      Stenar

      Not everyone who plays gay ought to be gay, it’s called acting. Would you like every gay person to be stereotyped into only playing gay roles? I don’t think so.

      Jul 8, 2013 at 6:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Katbox
      Katbox

      Another series that lasted longer than it should have.

      Jul 8, 2013 at 6:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Thad1527
      Thad1527

      Don’t confuse me! I was thinking this was the PGA’s Adam Scott, the Australian who won this year’s Masters. Different guy!

      Jul 8, 2013 at 6:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • balehead
      balehead

      Adam is so cool..awesome straight dude status assured!!

      Jul 8, 2013 at 9:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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