James Lafferty didn’t have to fake too much to play Nathan.The actor was on his high school basketball team before being cast on One Tree Hill.15.is a Teen Drama about two half-brothers, Lucas and Nathan Scott, living in the fictional town of Tree Hill, NC.Lucas was abandoned at birth by their father Dan Scott, and lives as a loner with his mom and his father's elder brother Keith serving as his father figure.Johansson filmed Season 1, Episode 12 with pneumonia and was quite high on cough syrup during most of the shots.20.The show title comes from the U2 song “One Tree Hill” from the Joshua Tree album.21.Sheffer thought the way Keith died was “brilliant.”11.Haley has a huge arc surrounding her singing chops because Schwahn overheard Lenz singing in a parking lot and decided to give her character a singing career.12.
Burton, like Peyton, was a cheerleader at her high school.17.
He would tell Schwahn he wanted to eat ice cream, and in nearly every scene, he’d be eating ice cream.
Then, he’d want to play with Antwon Tanner, who played Antwon “Skills” Taylor, so Schwahn wrote storylines for them.7.
In 2004, the drama received nine nominations at the Teen Choice Awards in the categories of Choice Breakout TV Star Female for Hilarie Burton and Bethany Joy Lenz and Choice Breakout TV Star Male for James Lafferty and Chad Michael Murray.
Murray would take home the surfboard in the category.