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DL Fave James Wolk finds work

Unfortunately doesn’t look like he’ll be wearing his slutty Watchman panties in this.

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by Anonymousreply 107October 13, 2021 1:05 AM

I’ll always root for him.

by Anonymousreply 1March 31, 2021 11:41 PM

Interesting show concept IF all three timelines actually work together and intersect, rather than simply running parallel.

I like him, but I always wonder why he's given so many chances with show after show.

by Anonymousreply 2March 31, 2021 11:54 PM

He signing a contract on these shitty projects. So much broadcast TV, I guess he is chasing that nice paycheck.

by Anonymousreply 3March 31, 2021 11:57 PM

Keeps signing*

by Anonymousreply 4March 31, 2021 11:57 PM

He puts out r2 and he has a hot little body. Casting couch isn’t only for the starlets.

by Anonymousreply 5April 1, 2021 12:12 AM

The showkiller stalks his next prey...

by Anonymousreply 6April 1, 2021 12:34 AM

It’s been picked up!

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by Anonymousreply 7May 15, 2021 7:55 PM

Ugh it looks so bad.

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by Anonymousreply 8July 23, 2021 8:24 PM

He is now well beyond the Ted McGinley of drama shows.

He just keeps failing.

He must have an 11 inch dick and fucks his agents and network heads regularly. Really, really good fucks, too.

by Anonymousreply 9July 23, 2021 8:26 PM

You can keep pushing “push actor” James Wolk on me as much as you want. Push him into me, deeply.

by Anonymousreply 10July 23, 2021 8:31 PM

R10 he's pushing his fat knob into me, deeply at the moment. I'll let him know you called.....

by Anonymousreply 11July 23, 2021 8:36 PM

[quote]I like him, but I always wonder why he's given so many chances with show after show.

He's a good enough actor.

People generally like him.

He's handsome but not threatening to straight men.

Straight women love him.

He has a long list of credits and any show of his that failed wasn't his fault.

That's why he keeps getting work.

He's like a Jewish Tom Hanks type but for television.

by Anonymousreply 12July 23, 2021 8:47 PM

These network shows generally suck; watered down and trite writing. Wolk gets work because he has a very favorable Q score...a metric still heavily used in Network program casting. He comes across as warm and trustworthy, kissable but not sexually threatening. The networks in particular like talent that becomes familiar to TV audiences...think Kevin Alejandro and Rachel Bilson...and will use them again and again until they age out. There are all different kinds of actors...Wolk clearly just wants to keep at it and make that money while he can. He's also a middle class, practical Jewish boy, which I am sure informs his decisions.

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by Anonymousreply 13July 23, 2021 8:49 PM

suck it

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by Anonymousreply 14July 23, 2021 8:49 PM

I wish they had given his Bob Benson a boyfriend on MAD MEN.

by Anonymousreply 15July 23, 2021 8:49 PM

I just wish they would cast him as some sort of whore.

by Anonymousreply 16July 23, 2021 8:51 PM

^ I wish they had given me to James to be his boyfriend

by Anonymousreply 17July 23, 2021 8:51 PM

James should have been cast as the new American Gigolo.

by Anonymousreply 18July 23, 2021 8:54 PM

R15 Titsy Joan should have married him like he offered and they could have a done a Sebastian Venable thing together.

by Anonymousreply 19July 23, 2021 8:54 PM

I wish they had cast me as his whore!

by Anonymousreply 20July 23, 2021 8:55 PM

R18 Yaaaaasssss that would be perfect.

by Anonymousreply 21July 23, 2021 8:55 PM

R15, they might have if he didn't leave to do that Robin Williams show that got cancelled.

by Anonymousreply 22July 23, 2021 9:01 PM

He needs to have his nudes leak to spice up his image.

by Anonymousreply 23July 23, 2021 9:17 PM

He and Mike Vogel should be casts as lovers in an HBO Show or something.

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by Anonymousreply 24July 23, 2021 9:32 PM

This whole thread is reminding me that I need to stock up on vanilla.

by Anonymousreply 25July 23, 2021 9:34 PM

Beautiful man.

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by Anonymousreply 26August 15, 2021 1:06 AM

Shhhh, you'll wake the "Jews Age Badly" troll.

by Anonymousreply 27August 15, 2021 1:13 AM

One short-lived show after another. Failed pilot after failed pilot. Not a household name. Bland as fuck. Not a believable romantic lead. Looks older than his age. New show looks awful. Network scripted series are DOA anyway. I will LMAO when this crap show is cancelled.

by Anonymousreply 28August 15, 2021 1:19 AM

Network shows seem like they're from another time, they're unwatchable to me.

by Anonymousreply 29August 15, 2021 1:20 AM

He did achieve meme status with “not great, Bob!”

by Anonymousreply 30August 15, 2021 1:24 AM

His dancing skills.

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by Anonymousreply 31August 15, 2021 1:46 AM

Zoo was so bad, I utterly adored it.

by Anonymousreply 32August 15, 2021 3:14 AM

He was excellent in non-lead roles in Mad Men and Watchmen on non-network TV. He's a dreamboat, but maybe he should stick to secondary or tertiary roles. Ordinary Joe -- starts Monday, peoples! -- looks pretty bland and bad. (Kudos to R28 for the KBornheimer reference. I laughed. Maybe James and Kyle should do a series together. I'd watch it, especially if there was lots of Gratuitous Shirt Removal.)

by Anonymousreply 33September 17, 2021 7:01 PM

Who is watching La Wolk tonight?

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by Anonymousreply 34September 21, 2021 12:16 AM

R33 ia that he’s good in ensemble casts.

Loved him as the older more responsible brother to gay Sebastian Stan in POLITICAL ANIMALS (with Sigourney & Ellen Burstyn).

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by Anonymousreply 35September 21, 2021 12:24 AM

R23 taking a really vulgar, puerile, non-PC role would help a bit with his cred. Like when James Marsden did SEX DRIVE (and killed it).

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by Anonymousreply 36September 21, 2021 12:27 AM

Did anyone watch? Did he take his shirt off?

by Anonymousreply 37September 21, 2021 2:57 AM

This sounds awful, but the photo of him at the center panel of OP's triptych--with the massive thigh curve--gives me a rise in the Levi's.

by Anonymousreply 38September 21, 2021 3:33 AM

R33 He was not “excellent” as Bob. Bob was severely underwritten and came across like an automaton. Anyone generically handsome could have played Bob. I have not seen Watchmen.

by Anonymousreply 39September 21, 2021 3:45 AM

[quote] This sounds awful, but the photo of him at the center panel of OP's triptych--with the massive thigh curve--gives me a rise in the Levi's.

We knew what we were doing.

by Anonymousreply 40September 21, 2021 11:45 AM

I wished he showed his cock in watchmen like the black guy. But his dong is probably no that big….

by Anonymousreply 41September 21, 2021 9:13 PM

I think I missed something, why was the University of Syracuse holding their ten year anniversary in NYC and do colleges, beyond Ivy League even do anniversary gatherings by class?

by Anonymousreply 42September 21, 2021 10:02 PM

I watched his new show. It's cheesy, but I liked it. The nurse timeline is weakest part.

by Anonymousreply 43September 22, 2021 1:47 AM

R42 I wondered about that too. I think it was maybe a reunion for alum who live in the NYC area.

by Anonymousreply 44September 22, 2021 1:47 AM

He's a lot like Lee Pace: no matter despite all the bombs he has on his resume, he'll always find work as an actor.

by Anonymousreply 45September 22, 2021 1:53 AM

I fucked that up. It should've been, "Despite all the bombs he has on his resume, he'll always find work as an actor."

by Anonymousreply 46September 22, 2021 1:55 AM

Kristoffer Polaha is another actor who like Wolk has had a bunch of shows that have bombed and still find acting work.

by Anonymousreply 47September 22, 2021 2:02 AM

Most actors in Hollywood would be so fortunate to be a steadily working actor. Not everyone can be a star.

by Anonymousreply 48September 22, 2021 2:11 AM

They really missed an opportunity to make him bisexual and have him primarily involved with a man in one of the storylines. It’s not like he doesn’t come off as gay to begin with.

by Anonymousreply 49September 28, 2021 2:15 PM

He’s not gay, he’s just a nice Jewish boy

by Anonymousreply 50September 28, 2021 2:22 PM

I've never wanted to not fuck him after seeing a show in which he appeared. Kudos, Mr. Wolk.

by Anonymousreply 51September 28, 2021 2:24 PM

Well that’s kind of brutal making the him as a kid cancelling going to a football game in Denver on 9/11.

by Anonymousreply 52September 28, 2021 2:33 PM

Damn, they’re really going to have him sing Fire & Ice during a 9/11 episode, major heartstring pull.

by Anonymousreply 53September 28, 2021 2:39 PM

The singer photos are funny looking. He looks bad as a singer.

by Anonymousreply 54September 28, 2021 2:55 PM

Wolk has a weird hairline and looks funny in a lot of photos. It might also account for the difficulty in him finding a breakout role.

I also think there is something about his looks which appeals more to gay men than women, but I could not explain it.

by Anonymousreply 55September 28, 2021 3:51 PM

R55 Yeah, he’s average looking. Women have higher standards for men than men have of women or men. He looks like the kind of guy their grandmother would try and hook them up with.

by Anonymousreply 56September 28, 2021 4:37 PM

Like come to Boston and go out on a Friday, there’s thousands of guys who look like James Wolk. Nerdy looking nice guy types.

by Anonymousreply 57September 28, 2021 4:39 PM

The pilot was pleasant enough and he’s very watchable but it’s such a timid interpretation of the premise. You can do anything with these timelines, yet you make one a cop show and one a hospital show? That’s network TV for you.

by Anonymousreply 58September 28, 2021 4:40 PM

[QUOTE]Kristoffer Polaha is another actor who like Wolk has had a bunch of shows that have bombed and still find acting work.

Mark Feuerstein had multiple chances on multiple shows over the course of a few years, some lasting a year or two, until he finally had a hit with Royal Pains on the USA network.

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by Anonymousreply 59September 28, 2021 4:45 PM

The thighs are looking powerful in OPs photo.

by Anonymousreply 60September 28, 2021 4:47 PM

Yeah and I feel like these network actors are still in this old Hollywood world where they are so cleaned up by PR and are fake and “friendly”. I don’t feel like it was like that 20 years ago.

Like James Wolk and Justin Hartley and others are always pressed to talk about their amazing relationships and children and shit whenever they're on talk shows to appear as good guys. Justin Hartley was always talking about how amazing his wife is, the one he divorced through text message after like a year.

There’s something fake about Wolk too. All his IG promotes that kind of cheesy publicity I find nauseating. Maybe I’m just being cynical.

by Anonymousreply 61September 28, 2021 4:47 PM

WHET his contemporary Sam Page?

by Anonymousreply 62September 28, 2021 4:51 PM

I love his smile. It seems so warm and genuine. His eyes actually light up when he's happy. That's rare in both straight and gay men these days. Hollywood probably doesn't know what to do with him because of that. He's not trying too hard to be edgy or broody.

He seems like the kind of person who'd throw you the sleaziest, dirtiest fuck of your life and wake you with breakfast in bed the next morning. What's not to love?

by Anonymousreply 63September 28, 2021 4:54 PM

He was an absolute delight playing Max's boyfriend on "Happy Endings". He's a hottie.

by Anonymousreply 64September 28, 2021 5:02 PM

Awww who wrote this

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by Anonymousreply 65September 28, 2021 5:55 PM

He's smart.

Network TV shows still pay a fuck ton more money than streaming shows.

If nothing else, there are 25 episodes, not 8

by Anonymousreply 66September 28, 2021 5:59 PM

ROFL what are you, posting from 1992? The networks only order 12 episodes these days.

by Anonymousreply 67September 28, 2021 6:01 PM

I wanted to like the new show, but it's so . . . network. A lesser This Is Us.

by Anonymousreply 68September 28, 2021 6:02 PM

SMH @ DL Aspies

Assuming they get a full season R67

Unless there was a big name attached they never ordered a full season. Even in 1992.

by Anonymousreply 69September 28, 2021 6:04 PM

My God they really have no clue what to do with his hair

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by Anonymousreply 70September 28, 2021 6:13 PM

My personal theory as to why he’s so striking - he has the hairline of a teenage boy. Most actors his age have foreheads twice his size and very well defined hairlines.

by Anonymousreply 71September 28, 2021 6:18 PM

^Bryan Singer

by Anonymousreply 72September 28, 2021 6:44 PM

There's nothing wrong with being a character actor. Very attractive people can be character actors. At least character actors end up working well into old age unlike a lot of big stars who might shine bright for 5 or 10 years and fall off the map.

by Anonymousreply 73September 28, 2021 7:20 PM

This looks like it will be terrible, but on the other hand I'm grateful this beautiful man will get a chance to shine. It will likely be canceled, but I hope it then leads to him getting more and better parts.

by Anonymousreply 74September 28, 2021 7:33 PM

He needs to play an amoral sex god but it will probably never happen.

by Anonymousreply 75September 28, 2021 7:37 PM

He's got the right body for that, r75, but the wrong face. His face is too sweet.

by Anonymousreply 76September 28, 2021 7:38 PM

I think it might be hotter to have someone with a face like his playing a sexy role like that. It's less expected.

by Anonymousreply 77September 28, 2021 7:42 PM

Damn he’s smokin hot.

by Anonymousreply 78September 28, 2021 8:16 PM

Ratings are abysmal, it'll be cancelled soon.

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by Anonymousreply 79September 28, 2021 8:40 PM

Cancel it and send him back to premium cable/streaming, where he can do more nudity.

by Anonymousreply 80September 28, 2021 9:44 PM

Yes, I’d pay to see him cum.

by Anonymousreply 81September 29, 2021 12:49 AM

I want to see his butthole.

by Anonymousreply 82September 29, 2021 1:06 AM

Too cute…

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by Anonymousreply 83September 29, 2021 1:34 AM

I love him,but that trailer was,well,stupid as fuck.

by Anonymousreply 84September 29, 2021 2:23 AM

R80, It took him years to even show his ass and I think it's obvious he avoids trying to do streaming shows and primarily sticks with network shows. He did do "Tell Me a Story" but that was CBS All Access (and then later the CW) which was of course the one time he was nude.

by Anonymousreply 85September 29, 2021 3:15 AM

LOL I doubt he is doing network shows, a dying medium, out of preference. He seems the kind of actor that NBC likes to build their non-Dick Wolf shows around, the fuzzy gauzy dramas like New Amsterdam with its non threatening star Ryan Eggold.

by Anonymousreply 86September 29, 2021 10:17 AM

Those thighs 😍 @R84.

by Anonymousreply 87September 29, 2021 10:46 AM

I mean R83.

by Anonymousreply 88September 29, 2021 10:47 AM

My career advice? He should present hole. Often.

by Anonymousreply 89September 29, 2021 12:40 PM

Wow this guy's been around for years and the only thing I've ever seen him in was You Again.

by Anonymousreply 90September 29, 2021 12:59 PM

Terrible, terrible show.

by Anonymousreply 91September 29, 2021 1:24 PM

All you gals are getting all hot and bothered over a wig.

by Anonymousreply 92September 29, 2021 2:25 PM

The show would be better if they didn't have the stupid drama with the Congressman. The nurse timeline story is bland because he comes off as meek type.

by Anonymousreply 93September 30, 2021 1:36 AM

I watch this alone because I KNOW my husband gets too distracted and will not be able to follow three different storylines at the same time, no matter how much they delineate them. I did appreciate the alternating shift from red to green colors of the restaurant’s accent tones.

by Anonymousreply 94September 30, 2021 8:54 AM

I find him kind of sexy, but then he makes some sort of “aw shucks” expression that completely shatters the illusion.

I had a boyfriend like this- and his O-face would look like Eeyore.

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by Anonymousreply 95September 30, 2021 9:00 AM

I've enjoyed Wolk in other things -- Mad Men, Watchmen, Happy Endings, that Hallmark movie he did years ago where he played a teacher with Tourette's -- but I couldn't make it past the first commercial break of the pilot. Not his fault it's a crap network show. Take the money and run, Jimmy! (And take Charlie Barnett with you -- how'd he get cast in this sentimental swill?)

by Anonymousreply 96September 30, 2021 7:12 PM

I can picture him in some show where he’s tanned and shirtless for no reason and wearing high-waisted, painted on trousers.

I think he could pull off that look.

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by Anonymousreply 97September 30, 2021 8:20 PM

Is he wearing a hairpiece?

by Anonymousreply 98October 1, 2021 12:48 PM

No he just has a really strange hairline.

by Anonymousreply 99October 1, 2021 1:03 PM

so much pretty

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by Anonymousreply 100October 12, 2021 10:44 PM

Shockingly, Ordinary Joe beat both The Good Doctor and NCIS Hawaii in 18-49 ratings last night.

by Anonymousreply 101October 12, 2021 10:48 PM

Thats because NCIS Hawaii SUCKS. My mother is a devoted fan of all of their many incarnations and even she says the plots a re stupid. Could you imagine waking up to that face every morning at R100 ?

by Anonymousreply 102October 12, 2021 10:55 PM

I tried, I really tried because I love James Wolk, but I can't anymore. It's too sappy and there is no way that James Wolk and Beck from You could make that ugly, annoying kid. James Wolk's sperm only makes beautiful children.

by Anonymousreply 103October 13, 2021 12:08 AM

I stopped 1/3 of the way through the latest episode, I think I’m done. It doesn’t hold my interest long enough to figure out which of the three he is in every scene anymore.

by Anonymousreply 104October 13, 2021 12:23 AM

He’s attractive but the photos of him singing as a rock star are so off putting, he looks so silly.

The whole premise seems silly.

I don’t understand who this show is for? Families to sit down and watch together or something? I dunno.

by Anonymousreply 105October 13, 2021 12:36 AM

They don’t seem to be taking the Sliding Doors premise of the series as seriously as the movie did and us coming off more like camp.

by Anonymousreply 106October 13, 2021 12:43 AM

I want to see him O face up close.

by Anonymousreply 107October 13, 2021 1:05 AM
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