HomeTagsComings & GoingsFirst Look: Nicholas Robuck as James Ford on OLTL Regan Cellura June 4, 2010 24 Comments Here’s a peek at James Ford (Nicholas Robuck), the newest hottie to hit Llanview. Apparently it’s all in the jeans genes as both Ford men are positively yummy to look at. Will James be as big of a jerk as his older brother Robert Ford (David Gregory)? James comes to town as his brother is clinging to life in the ICU, but with a story of his own and it’s not one of hearts and flowers. Like I said, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. James isn’t in town for long before he needs to get away from a mystery man passing his picture around the hospital and besides his brother, one of his first encounters is with Starr (Kristen Alderson). Look for James to be a thorn in Cole Thornhart’s (Brandon Buddy) side and for him to live up to the Ford Family image as James pulls Starr into his sticky situation. Photo Credit: ABC 24 Responses OLTLFORDLOVER June 4, 2010 If he can act as well as he looks then we will be in luck. However that usually is not the case. Hope I am wrong because I think he could be great for Starr, who is nearly unrecognizable since being with Cole. I miss the spunky Starr. Log in to Reply Courtney fan4life June 4, 2010 I can already see the resemblence to Ford. Neither of them own a shirt. Time for Starr to get a new man. Sole has sucked Starr dry. Log in to Reply Luke Kerr June 4, 2010 If Ford’s brother turns Starr into an almost unbearable character to watch like Ford did to Langston I’m going to be pissed. Log in to Reply celticbelle June 4, 2010 Why didnt they just get rid of Ford instead of giving him a famly???….that should have happened with Kyle so that we could still have him and Oliver on the show…damn… Log in to Reply ChrisGa June 4, 2010 Yeah, I would’ve preferred they just kill Ford off and devote the air time to someone we already care about i.e. the dearly departed Kyle and Fish. They really ruined the Ford character; when he was working for David he seemed like a decent guy who happened to be hot but when they brought him onboard full time he became utterly one-note and totally unlikable. And this show has enough unlikable in that smug ass Todd Manning to last a lifetime. Log in to Reply alstonboy4315 June 5, 2010 I just hope that he has more to offer than a toned upper body (covered with enough body makeup to choke a horse!!!!!) and that pretty face. OLTL doesn’t need more eye candy, they need good characters and good actors. Log in to Reply Y2Jin99 June 5, 2010 OMG Will the crying about Kyle and Oliver ever stop? Geez I couldn’t stand no talent Oliver. Maybe Kyle can go back to One Tree Hill. Log in to Reply Courtney fan4life June 5, 2010 See Luke, Langston became unbearable cause Markko was nothing but kind to her and she cheated on him. With Starr, Cole has been an ass to her. I think Starr needs someone new. Something more exciting. Just cause Ford is a dick doesnt mean James will be. Log in to Reply nOva June 5, 2010 Why does OLTL continue to build families around the most inconsequential, tertiary characters when the characters and families we’ve grown to know and love continue to be dismantled and humiliated with out-of-character motivations, embarrassing nonsensical storylines and unresolved story threads? They need to stop adding new characters until the show gets back on track. Log in to Reply jjan June 5, 2010 No way, forget it, ENOUGH not appealing AT all. The Ford storylione was utterly distastful, now his little brother? Starr is as strong as ever..hasnt lost a thing , lets not go there with another problem. LEAVE Starr & Cole ALONE. Its rediculously…Starr & Cole’s relationship to yet another test, chit. This is NOT young & the slut SHOW. Leave them alone! Log in to Reply Carol2 June 5, 2010 His face makes him look more like a brother to Olive Oyl. His body is generic. Why should I care about Starr’s love life when the only man Starr is ever really going to care about is Todd? Log in to Reply wbl_amc June 5, 2010 Carol2 I didn’t notice his resemblence to AMC’s Marissa (Brittany Allen), I’m assuming that’s the Olive O. you’re reffering to lol but now i totally see the the similarity. He also kinda looks like a cross between Mathew (Eddie Alderson) and the girl that plays Dani Rayburn Log in to Reply kcgeban June 5, 2010 He will be, Courtney..He will. Log in to Reply BHop529 June 5, 2010 First off, I think its kinda weird that he looks like he could be related to the Alderson’s. Secondly Ford doesn’t need a family. Now I love David Gregory, he is gorgeous and so sweet, but Ford is just a jackass of a character, he does not need a family. They should be bringing back Buchanan’s (ie: Kevin and Joey) and C.J. Roberts and Cassie and River, they should not be adding family members for a character that most don’t care if he lives or dies. Especially if these are the last "days" of the soap. And Luke I agree, they better not make Starr unlikeable like they did to Langston. Now I will preface this by saying I am a HUGE Starr and Cole fan, have been since the beginning of their relationship. They are the best young couple on soaps these days. I can’t stand how they are ruining Cole’s character and having him be just as stupid as Markko was. But even if this James guy comes between them or whatever I have no doubt in my mind that down the line Starr and Cole will be back together. There has been too much time and effort and history put into this couple to just have them fall by the wayside, and I’m not just saying that b/c I am a fan of the couple but because its what I truly believe as an avid soap fan. Like every one else has said, I just hope that this Nic guy is a good actor, I don’t just want eye candy, I want someone who can bring something to the show and I truly hope he does. Log in to Reply alstonboy4315 June 5, 2010 LOL!! Ya’ll are acting up………..he’s still a cutie. Maybe it’s just a bad photo of him, and he looks better on camera or in person??????? Log in to Reply Analiza June 5, 2010 [quote=Courtney fan4life]I can already see the resemblence to Ford. Neither of them own a shirt. [/quote] Hee, hee, hee. I thought the same thing. How idiotic is it to have the kid shirtless too? Log in to Reply Analiza June 5, 2010 nOva wrote: Why does OLTL continue to build families around the most inconsequential, tertiary characters when the characters and families we’ve grown to know and love continue to be dismantled and humiliated with out-of-character motivations, embarrassing nonsensical storylines and unresolved story threads? They need to stop adding new characters until the show gets back on track. I couldn’t have said it better myself. Log in to Reply bottomchef June 5, 2010 [quote=Y2Jin99]OMG Will the crying about Kyle and Oliver ever stop? Geez I couldn’t stand no talent Oliver. [/quote] Hahahahahahahah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I luv it! The only thing Carlivati and Valentini are consistently good at is casting hunks on OLTL. Except for Scott Clifton. Whiney and mousey. Ick! Log in to Reply bottomchef June 5, 2010 [quote=Y2Jin99]OMG Will the crying about Kyle and Oliver ever stop? Geez I couldn’t stand no talent Oliver. [/quote] LOL! This is great! Log in to Reply Dueler312 June 5, 2010 James is not going to split Starr and Cole I can tell you that. Starr and Cole have been through too much to let either this guy of Hannah come in between them. they be in a real rough patch right now, but the only thing I can see good about this is these two back together, with their love for each other even stronger. Log in to Reply FaisonFanInTexas June 5, 2010 He’s purdier than Ford! Log in to Reply Dariclone June 5, 2010 I’m actually looking forward to seeing this guy. I’m not a big fan of Fird and I know thjere are othere charactes whose famlies need fleshing out more but I’m hoping this guy could be a *real* bad guy, not just a sleeze like Ford. Not only that, but he might actually give Starr and Cole a real storyline, yay! Plus, he’s not to shabby to look at. ^_~ Log in to Reply samrocks June 7, 2010 Damn you Regan, LOL! When I read the words "James Ford" and "OLTL," I (foolishly) believed that Lost’s "James ‘Sawyer’ Ford" (Josh Holloway) was moving to LLanview. What a let down. Log in to Reply celticbelle June 9, 2010 [quote=Y2Jin99]OMG Will the crying about Kyle and Oliver ever stop? Geez I couldn’t stand no talent Oliver. Maybe Kyle can go back to One Tree Hill [/quote] ———————————————– NO…lol It is never going to stop until they are back on the show again….the ‘Kish Army’: wont ever give up the fight to get them back…….lol… BTW…as far as i know "Kyle" was never on OTH….maybe Brett was though…lol… Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.