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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
elm51

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

Reagan
Reagan

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

Laura
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)
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 Forrester come out of the closet, and the backlash it may get from the press.

iakovos
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
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
madluv4u

Yes, he’s very good.

Reagan
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
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
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
jp

Good luck finding a better physique than adam gregory.

Reagan
Reagan

Agreed!!

Mo
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
Mija

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

Michael
Michael

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

Chrystie Delancey
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
PineValley

Robert Gorrie OLTL online version.. very good pick Scott

Kee
Kee

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

Mary SF
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
marky

good idea about the austin dude playing him.

Michael
Michael

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

mfarris70
mfarris70

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

Mark Y
Mark Y

Adam Gregory. Or the original Thomas who was excellent!

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

How about Drew Tyler Bell…

Mark Y
Mark Y

Yes. That’s him!

toscanti
toscanti

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

Reagan
Reagan

He is pretty!! 🙂

vinman
vinman

The younger Ford brother from OLTL 😉

Lynda Westlake
Lynda Westlake

Why not Matthew Atkinson ex-Austin Y&R?

Mark Y
Mark Y

Hmmmmm. Yes.

code
code

Great actor to played thomas

Joel
Joel

Adam Gregory was fine in the role!!!

sarah
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 definitely make sense because lets admit the person who played Phoebe back in 2006-2008 whilst very talented didn’t really make sense even with them changing Steffy & Phoebe from identical to fraternal twins. Plus the show has has been missing some more guys to change it up. As for who it could be I’m really no sure maybe someone completely new to the Daytime Soap world would be interesting. Kim Matula was a newcomer when she first started so maybe that might be good. However someone should make a list of who could possible fit the role well

Shay
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)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

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

Shay
Shay

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

Harry
Harry

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

Nk3play2
Nk3play2

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

code
code

They have him .

Steven
Steven

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

Mark Y
Mark Y

Good one!

Johnny
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
Dav42

Freddie Smith !!!

mike
mike

Trent Garrett or Christian Alexander.

Rob
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
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
Barbara

Would love it if they would bring Adam Gregory back.

Taylor
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
sheena

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

Filo
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
Sheena

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

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This weekend, Peter shared his thoughts on working with the Emmy-winning actress, who was also nominated four times for a Daytime Emmy, by taking to social media on the loss of the matriarch of the Brady clan.

Peter expressed via his tweet:  “I was so fortunate to have worked with some amazing actors that shaped the actor and person I am .Looking in Peggy’s eyes, all I could see was a Mom who loved me, and wanted the best for me. She was always so committed to the story.Those sparkling eyes RIP”

After a fan put together a tribute of Bo and Caroline scenes through the years on You Tube and shared it with Reckell, he responded back with: “This is beautiful! Brought back so many wonderful memories. She truly was a powerful, loving presence, I miss her so much. Thanks for putting this together for all of us who love her. Lots of love.”

Watch the tribute made by Angie Evangelia below, then let us know your favorite Bo and Caroline through the years on DAYS via the comment section below.

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Here is just a sampling of the heartfelt tributes from many longtime castmates and more who cherished their time with Peggy below.

Eric Martsolf (Brady) : RIP Peggy McCay. Feisty, witty, and not an unkind bone throughout her body. She was warm to me when I first entered the hallways of DOOL, and made every word she was given poetry. I will miss this true lady of daytime.

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Share your condolences and remembrances of Peggy as Caroline on DAYS in the comment section below.

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