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B&B's Fictional Web Series "Room 8" To Launch As Real Online Show!

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Now here’s a clever idea!  The Bold and the Beautiful’s fictional web series Room 8 which stars the characters of Carter and Maya is moving to the web for real!

And apparently it was in the plans all along when bringing former Guiding Light stars, Lawrence Saint-Victor (Carter)  and Karla Mosley (Maya) on to the canvas of the CBS soap.  As many fans know, Lawrence and Karla also created and starred in their own web series called Wed-Locked after CBS axed GL!

The version of Room 8 that will go to the web and launch on August 8th is the original vision of Rafael’s on B&B, before Caroline got her claws into the concept!  Fans can find it at Room8TheSeries.com!

According to TV Guide Magazine, Saint-Victor, who is writing and producing the online version of Room 8 with Mosley, related the back-story on how this all came about: “When we were hired at B&B, Brad Bell asked us a lot of questions about Wed-Locked — how we created it, how we shot it — and that in a way became the inspiration for Room 8!” 

Mosley added: “Brad gave us a lot of creative freedom with this. Like the version of Room 8 you’ve seen on B&B, this one starts with Lance and Scarlett meeting and moving in together, and Brad had a great idea for the final episode. So, basically, we were given the bookends and the rest was up to us.”

This is the first time a network soap has taken a story arc and turned it into a separate series for the Internet,” notes Mosley. “It’s a really exciting experiment and we’re eager to see how it’s received. The most wonderful thing about new media is that it’s new. The possibilities are endless!”

So what do you think of the concept of Room 8? Will you be checking out the series?  Comment below!

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I might give it a gander.

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Although, the Caroline version might be more fun. 🙂

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Michael, don’t forget that CBS already did a webseries that integrated storylines on THREE soap operas. Remember, it starred Amber from B&B and Y&R and also Alison Stewart from As the World Turns. Then Emily Stewart crossed over to Y&R as a part of this storyline. Really excited about Room 8, but surprised nobody is mentioning the first time they did this.

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It says that in the article. Wed-Locked.

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Great idea, u have the right two actors in this!

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Doesn’t interest me at all.

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I will give it a try as I like to support any new online soap venture.

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Corbin Bernsen to Reprise His Role of Arnie Becker in ‘LA Law’ Revival Pilot

Corbin Bernsen (Father Todd, The Young and the Restless) and the son of Y&R’s late great Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor) has signed on to reprise his signature primetime television role of womanizing lawyer Arnie Becker in the upcoming LA Law revival pilot.

This makes Corbin the co-lead of the series alongside Blair Underwood (Ex-OLTL) who previously signed on to the pilot to reprise his role of Jonathan Rollins.  ABC has greenlit the pilot.

According to Deadline, it is believed that Bernsen and Underwood will be the only original members of the mid 80’s-90’s legal drama on NBC in the pilot, but more may guest-star if the show gets picked up for a full-season order.

In the premise of the reboot, the law firm of McKenzie Brackman, now named Becker Rollins, reinvents itself as a litigation firm specializing in only the most high profile, boundary pushing and incendiary cases.  The show will feature familiar characters working alongside new ones on the most hot button issues of the day.  As for Bernsen’s Becker, now in his 60’s, look for him to struggle with a rapidly shifting sexual and political landscape.

The original LA Law ran for eight seasons from September 15, 1986 to May 19, 1994 on NBC.

So, what do you think of Corbin taking on the role of Arnie Becket in a revival of LA Law? Would you be intrigued to check out the show if it makes it to series? Comment below.

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Justin Hartley Voices ‘Superman’ In New Animated Feature ‘Injustice’

Here’s yet another role that Justin Hartley was born to play, but this time he’s doing it with a twist! Hartley is playing the man of steel, Superman, in the new animated feature from DC Comic and Warner Brothers titled Injustice.

However, being that it’s animated, fans can hear Justin’s voice as Superman.  This is the third superhero role in Hartley’s career having played Green Arrow on Smallville and then Aquaman for a proposed series from the same team.  Of course, soap fans love him for his roles on Passions (Fox Crane) and The Young and the Restless (Adam Newman), while primetime audiences continue to love his portrayal of Kevin Pearson on This Is Us.

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In this new animated featured inspired by the popular video game, things go very wrong for Superman, when The Joker tricks him into murdering Lois Lane!

Justin spoke to TV Insider about taking on the legendary super hero via voice-over and shared what was the appeal for him to do. Hartley expressed: “I loved the arc of the character. I love the way it started and how you get behind him. You go, ‘This is very cool to see him at home and nesting and having a good time.’ And then all hell breaks out and I loved the idea that they wrote this guy flawed and this idea of Superman not having all of the answers… and sometimes, the answers that he has are outrageous. That’s a fun character to play.”

Injustice is out tomorrow on October 19th on 4K, Ultra-HD Blu-ray Combo Pack,Blu-ray, and Digital.  Check out a trailer for it below.

So what do you think of Justin as Superman? Comment below.

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Melissa Claire Egan Teases Her Return to Y&R: “Chelsea’s Missed You All!! Excited to be Back in Genoa City Soon”

Looks like Melissa Claire Egan’s (Chelsea) maternity leave is soon coming to a close and she will be back taping new episodes of The Young and the Restless sooner than later!

Back on August 21, Missy and her husband Matt Katrosar welcomed their son, Caden into the world and since then fans have gotten a glimpse of her life as a new mama via her Instagram posts.

Viewers of Y&R last saw Egan’s Chelsea via video calls, but that will be coming to an end when the often trouble-making Chelsea is back in the mix full force.

At the start of this week, Egan posted on Instagram: “Chelsea’s missed you all!! Excited to be back in Genoa City soon🤗 (sans the mental hospital scrubs, good for baby bump hiding tho!). What do you think is in store for Chelsea when she returns???”

And that’s a great question! What do you think will happen when Chelsea returns on-screen?

Share your thoughts and theories on the imminent return of Melissa Claire Egan to Y&R via the comment section below.

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