Arianne: Yeah, and they sent me eight pages of dialogue the night before to see if I could memorize all the dialogue. I remember, my first day we were out in Salem Place, when we used to have the outside set, and it's winter.
I was the last [screen test] that day, and I remember seeing all the other girls [there to screen test]. Glamour: So, what was your first impression of him? At that time, we shot episodes only two to four weeks ahead instead of six months.
I was going to school at Pierce College and taking my pre-vet courses there. For the callback, which was like four months later, I went back in to read for casting director Fran Bascom, who sent me to producers. Glamour: Did you do a screen test with Jensen Ackles?It’s clear that Xander is unhinged and capable of anything.Nicole might argue that Holly could’ve been hurt in the midst of the mayhem.No matter how conniving or manipulative Nicole Walker has been since she moved to Salem, there is no denying that she's been through more heartache and tragedy than should be legal, even on a soap opera.The character could have easily been one-note—a shadow of former villains—but Arianne Zucker has both infused sass and heart into her alter-ego that has made her one of ' fans' favorites.