After Peyton temporarily turned down his proposal because she told him she was not ready, he begins dating his book editor Lindsay and gets engaged.Peyton returns to Tree Hill to get him back and after Lindsay realizes Lucas still loves Peyton she leaves him at the altar.Murray's mother left him when he was young, and Lucas was abandoned by his father .
She was encouraged by subsequent callbacks, but did not land the role.
Schwahn served as executive producer while also writing and directing for the show, including the premieres and finales of all seasons.
The show began with nine main characters in its first season.
However, the casting department remembered her and asked her to send an audition tape for One Tree Hill, and producers promised her a character that she could sink her teeth into – Peyton.
Burton said, "I've never studied acting or anything because I've been so lucky with MTV. " Portrayed by Chad Michael Murray from season one till six, Lucas Eugene Scott is Haley's best friend and Nathan's half-brother.