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B&B Recasting The Role Of Thomas Forrester! Who Would You Suggest To Play The Part?

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Some major B&B casting news today via Soap Opera Digest.   The series is recasting the role of Thomas Forrester, the son of Taylor and Ridge last played by Adam Gregory!

When last seen Thomas left Los Angeles to head to Paris.  The role had originally been a prominent role, especially when the hot younger Forrester had a psychedelic-berry experience with one Brooke Logan Forrester (Katherine Kelly Lang).

In the casting call that has been circulated the part is calling for:  “A handsome, tall, Caucasian man in his 20s with a great physique for the part, which is tentatively schedule to begin in June.”

So, put your casting director hats on and put together your wish list and let us know, which hunky young actor would you like to see play the part … or, who would you want the powers-that-be to consider for the role?  Post your thoughts in the comment section below!

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elm51
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elm51

why can’t they get adam gregory back – he was awesome as thomas……………….smh

Reagan
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Reagan

I thought it was so hot & agree that I wish he was back!

Laura
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Laura

Agree Adam if he’s available, if not I would love Freddie Smith (ex DOOL’s Sonny Kiriakas). He really looks the part and is a fantastic actor.

Scott (ATWT Fan)
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Scott (ATWT Fan)

Adam Gregory, for me, was a miscast into the role of Thomas Forrester. I would suggest Robert Gorrie (ex-Matthew, OLTL) in the part of Thomas. I’m happy that they’re re-building Ridge’s family around him. Though, I am dying for a SORAS of R.J., especially with Hope being absent from the canvas. I’m excited about this, though. They should explore his sexuality, too. It still baffles me that in a fashion company and family, not a single one has turned out to be gay or even bisexual. B&B is cutting-edge with the trans storyline, but I would love to see a… Read more »

iakovos
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iakovos

Always love reading your posts, friend. Agree with you on the gay Forrester idea.

Am happy to see Thomas return but B&B is only a half-hour serial. I would like a solid core of characters and have them used and maybe weed out the periphery. Not into 13 weeks of something only to have it peter out. Conversely, I do not want years of the same story playing out either (Liam, Hope, Steffy, Wyatt). Let’s shape up and ship out. I miss the B&B of old somewhat.

Aden
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Aden

The Forrester’s have been sleeping with each other for 27 years. They have had no time to think about same sex sex. I agree…Robert Gorrie would be good. But knowing B and B….they will hire some unknown with impeccable pecs and vastly limited acting skills. One actor I am impressed with is the guy playing Pete Ross on GH. Not sure he would fit as Thomas….he is blonde….but he is funny and quirky and makes unusual choices and I hope he finds a role in daytime somewhere.

madluv4u
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madluv4u

Yes, he’s very good.

Reagan
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Reagan

I was always disappointed that they didn’t better use the lesbian storyline. With Days & GH having gay storylines I wish BB would make someone like Hope or Steffy (not necessarily them but like them) bi or lesbian.

mmc
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mmc

Why not Adam…when they keep recasting characters it changes the flow of the show….Adam was who I remember as Thomas so let’s see
him again….

Sward81333
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Sward81333

I saw Adam just a few weeks ago modeling something on QVC. I was quite surprised. I thought he was fine as Thomas and I’m sorry BB seems to want to go elsewhere.

jp
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jp

Good luck finding a better physique than adam gregory.

Reagan
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Reagan

Agreed!!

Mo
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Mo

Someone who is a good actor! Don’t have any names off the top of my head. I’m sure B&B will find someone.

Mija
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Mija

Yes I agree with“ A handsome, tall, Caucasian man in his 20s with a great physique ” Let’s to see !!!!

Michael
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Michael

Eric Nelsen (Ex – Aj, AMC)
Robert Gorrie (Ex – Matthew, OLTL)
Casey Deidrick (Chad, DOOL)

Chrystie Delancey
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Chrystie Delancey

What’s the point?

They only showcase the Logan clan.

They had the perfect Thomas, and they did not use him. What a waste!

PineValley
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PineValley

Robert Gorrie OLTL online version.. very good pick Scott

Kee
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Kee

Casey Deidrick (Former Chad Dimera) would be a perfect Thomas!

Mary SF
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Mary SF

Don’t know if he is still on Y&R or not, but the young man who played Austin on that show might make a decent Thomas. I don’t know too many young soap actors anymore, all the ones that were young when I was young are now way too old for the role– LOL. But I am glad they are bringing the character back-

marky
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marky

good idea about the austin dude playing him.

Michael
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Michael

Matthew Atkinson is the actor’s name who played Austin on #YR. But I wouldn’t mind seeing Casey Diedrick either!

mfarris70
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mfarris70

Funny how quickly the Forrester children become of age and then after that they seem to stay the same forever!

Mark Y
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Mark Y

Adam Gregory. Or the original Thomas who was excellent!

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

How about Drew Tyler Bell…

Mark Y
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Mark Y

Yes. That’s him!

toscanti
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toscanti

David A. Gregory Ex Robert Ford OLTL would be PERFECT for the role

Reagan
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Reagan

He is pretty!! 🙂

vinman
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vinman

The younger Ford brother from OLTL 😉

Lynda Westlake
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Lynda Westlake

Why not Matthew Atkinson ex-Austin Y&R?

Mark Y
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Mark Y

Hmmmmm. Yes.

code
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code

Great actor to played thomas

Joel
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Joel

Adam Gregory was fine in the role!!!

sarah
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sarah

I’m really happy that they are re-building Ridge’s family in a sense because Adam Gregory made a lot of sense when it was Ron Moss playing Ridge but now with Thorstan Kaye they do need to update a bit. JMW already fits she looks so much like Taylor and could easier pass for TK’s daughter plus she is an amazing actress so thats great but It’s good to see Thomas back & I hope when they do the casting they look at NuRidge & Taylor and Steffy & try to get someone that fits in & looks like he could… Read more »

Shay
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Shay

Take Chad Duell….please! GH needs to do a recast of their own when it comes to the role of Michael (Corinthos) Quartermaine!

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

But GH needs a young Sappycouple-Mikey and Sappy fit the bill…lol

Shay
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Shay

Oh jimh, you must get off this “SappyHappy” kick…..it’s not healthy (for either one of us!) LOL.

Harry
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Harry

Oh this is too easy–Gary Busey, of course.

Nk3play2
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Nk3play2

I wish B&B could rescue Rob Wilson from Days of Our Lives as Ben! He’d be a perfect Thomas Forrester.

code
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code

They have him .

Steven
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Steven

Marco Dapper (who played Carmine Basco on Y&R).

Mark Y
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Mark Y

Good one!

Johnny
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Johnny

Matt Cohen! Matt Cohen! Matt Cohen! He would be prefect! He played the young John Whinchester on Supernatural. Don’t know who he is? Google him. You’ll be glad you did.

Dav42
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Dav42

Freddie Smith !!!

mike
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mike

Trent Garrett or Christian Alexander.

Rob
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Rob

I hope this means we will be phasing out the Logan-centric era of this show.

As much as I love the character of Brooke, the show cannot be centered around her and her Hope-less daughter anymore.

Jimmy
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Jimmy

I never really loved Drew Tyler Bell in the role. He’s a good actor but not totally right for the part. Adam Gregory, though, fit the role much better I think. He’s a good actor and definitely has the physique for the role, so I don’t understand why they want to recast instead of bring him back. I think Casey Deidrick would be great in the role, or maybe even Rob Wilson if they can take him away from DAYS.

Barbara
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Barbara

Would love it if they would bring Adam Gregory back.

Taylor
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Taylor

I think Dylan O’Brien would be a GREAT person to play Thomas!!! I mean he DOES play Thomas in The Maze Runner! 😉

sheena
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sheena

Marco dapper for sure. Plus he does kinda look like nuRidge anyway

Filo
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Filo

Bring Adam Gregory back!!They just gave him bad storylines after the Brooke affair, I loved him as Thomas, amazing actor and one of the hottest, perfect to be Ridge’s son, just write something interesting and bring him back

Sheena
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Sheena

adrian bellani ex miguel from passion, he looks like he can take Rick down his high horse

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Other leading contenders through the night will include the series: The Mandalorian, WandaVision, The Handmaid’s Tale, Saturday Night Live, Lovecraft CountryThe Queen’s Gambit and Mare of Easttown.

Cedric the Entertainer will host the three-hour special on CBS beginning at 8 pm EST emanating from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.  Pandemic and all there will be a return to an opening number.

 

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The broadcast’s executive producer, Ian Stewart, confirmed an opening number, when he previously told Deadline, the number “is going to be a lot of people participating, singing, rapping.  It’s hopefully going to be a very impactful start, a ton of fun.”

The Primetime Emmys will have nominees in attendance, with a more limited amount virtually, and those who have tickets can stay in the venue through the whole show, unlike the Grammys or Oscars were those nominated were ushered in and out.  Look for the Emmys to take place outside the theatre under a tent.

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One Life to Live alum Renée  Elise Goldsberry (Ex-Evangeline) will be competing in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for her role in Hamilton.  Another OLTL alum, Jonathan Groff (Ex-Henry), is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role in Hamilton, as well.

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In the Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, Sterling K. Brown tries to win another Emmy for his role as Randall Pearson on This Is Us.   To view all the nominees, head on over to the TV Academy’s website.

This past June, CBS also aired the 48th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in a pre-packaged show for broadcast due to Covid-19 restrictions.

So, who are you rooting for to win the gold at the 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards? Comment below.

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To celebrate the virtual interview show’s 200th episode, the Emmy Award-winning producer and director will join Alan Locher beginning at 3 p.m. EST / 12 p.m PST.   You can watch it live here.

Having started his career in the soaps an actor appearing on The Doctors, Search for Tomorrow, The Edge of Night and Texas, Goutman moved on to becoming a director and eventually an executive producer.  Chris has directed episodes of nine different daytime dramas.

Goutman currently serves as the Artistic Director, Associate Professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

So, will you be tuning-in to see what Chris has to say about his time on AW and ATWT and more? Comment below.

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After nine months of being “Mike”, Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) had a major breakthrough as his memory is all coming back to him now (as the Celine Dion song says), and in the process the Tan-O has burned to the ground, signaling the the probable end to the Nixon Falls arc of the story.

As the story picked-up on Thursday, Nina’s (Cynthia Watros) plot to keep Sonny for herself and away from Carly majorly backfired on her.  Not only does Phyllis (Joyce Guy) now know that Nina lied about “Mike’s” identify the entire time, but Peter August (Wes Ramsey) is running wild and free heading back to Port Charles to claim his baby and Maxie (Kirsten Storms), after setting fire to the building.

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