He and his One Tree Hill co-stars were the official endorsers for Master Card and K-Mart.
A video of Murray was recorded in which he was telling fans that they did not want him back because they wanted to save money.
However, Mark Schwann said in an interview that he had been offered "great things" to return to the show. In 2013, Murray appeared in Fruitvale Station, a film chronicling the last day of Oscar Grant, who was killed by a police officer at a BART station.
Critics were mostly positive in their reviews of the film, and the film garnered a "B" grade on Yahoo!
Movies and an 88% "Certified Fresh" approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Then he was cast in the role of rich brat, Tristan Du Grey on Gilmore Girls; which was one of the main characters in the first season of the series and then became a recurring character thereafter.