Rob Lowe is no stranger to "The West Wing," and this year he'll return to Hollywood's depiction of the Oval Office in National Geographic's "Killing Kennedy."
The actor didn't have to fight hard for the titular role of President John F. Kennedy, as the production team "came to me," Lowe told CNN. "I was flattered."
As it turns out, the "Parks and Recreation" star is also a Kennedy buff.
"Kennedy's a hero of mine, I've read everything there is to read on his administration. Not just Camelot, which is romantic and iconic, but just what he accomplished as a leader," Lowe said. "That's stuff I'm interested in, and have been, so I came to it already having a pretty good sense of what I wanted to do with the opportunity."
The TV dramatization is based on Bill O'Reilly's book of the same name, which chronicles the events leading up to Lee Harvey Oswald's assassination of JFK in Dallas, Texas, in 1963.
When Lowe was offered the part he hadn't yet read the book, but he soon realized that "the script does a number of great things that they did with the book," he said. "The construction of this storytelling is brilliant, where you take Lee Harvey Oswald and Kennedy and you inter-cut their lives as they head towards that fateful day in Dallas. It almost plays out like a thriller. It's really brilliantly done."
The role of Oswald was handed to Will Rothhaar ("Last Resort"; "Battle Los Angeles"), with Ginnifer Goodwin playing Jackie O. and Michelle Trachtenberg portraying Oswald's wife, Marina.
"This was such a great group of people. Ginnifer Goodwin, when I first saw her as Jackie, it took my breath away," Lowe said. Since he filmed his scenes separately from Trachtenberg and Rothhaar, he's "looking forward to seeing what (they) did" in the movie, which is scheduled to air on National Geographic in November.
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Yes it is true.....Rob praises her as a wife all the time....the marriage is spot on.
Rob Lowe is like a fine wine...he ages well.
Bill buys into the Commission Report that was proven inaccurate. Your best bet? Get to a bookstore and grab a copy of the paperback "Best Evidence." It'll rivet you!
OSWALD killed Kennedy hahahahha ya that what they want you to believe ..........
Who's the hottie-boom-bottie with Robbie?! <3
Who is that posting under my name? Mandy? Barbara? Annonymous hack sla*g?
He is so hot for his age and he puts his wife on pedestal and why because she's not hack and a devoted wife.
When he said the s0x with her will still there after a these years I was so happy.
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor Hell a fury like a woman scorned.
I SEE I SEE...
What does his wife look like? Just wondering because I might want to be there when he puts her up on that pedastal, so I can look up her skirt.
is a gem just like you...HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
Cool, thanks. I'll have to do a Google search to find out what she looks like.
Checked Google and his wife IS pretty damn hot. Yowza! You're a fortunate man, Mr. Lowe!
how is that woman an appropriate woman? she's a hacker and nobody can stand her...rob's wife is better suited
for business, they do not fight, she does not belittle him and they s-x he said is still awesome. he cannot praise her enough in Hollywood. this is what a like too see REAL marriages happening.
Rob is 50 wife is 48 or 49...hot they get along she does not belittle him or betray him...he said it has been amazing being married to that woman......you say that too right?
and never throws it up in his face...that's why the s-x is still good after all their years of marriage...they stayed away from dysfunction.
in bed that is why they do every other day.....wife knows how too keep him in bed...good girl
A Rob Lowe is better than a Rob Thicke. I know you hate it, I know you hate it, FAT HEAAAD!
You fcuking pathetic slob.
he must have gotton a bj so he's feeling powerful for about 2 seconds until she says your bald and will never find anyone because I own you financially...STFU
That is soooo far from the truth that it's laughable. You really do have mental problems, don't you? Granted, I've posted POOP comments before, but I'm not tracie or M.A.P. who are the primary poop commentors. I'm definitely not Sokman, and certainly not Mandy. You've got it all wrong, babe! Doc that.
LIAR! I have never posted under any of those names except MAP. You are a retarded piece of sh!t.
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