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DAYS Casting New Role Of "Ares"! Who Would You Suggest To Play The Part?

Another new casting move is happening at NBC’s Days of our Lives!  This time the show is looking for an actor to fill the contract role of Ares!

According to the casting breakdown,  DAYS is seeking a gorgeous, rugged 35-40-year-old Hispanic or Greek man to play the part.  And as to who they describe the attributes for the role is as follows: ” Formidable, mysterious, charming and confident.”

The role is said to be tentatively begin taping in October.  Of course, that is assuming they find their man.

OK soap fans, who from daytime or primetime television, would you like to see be considered for the role of Ares?  Put on your “Casting Director” hats and let us know!

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jimh(leave it to beaver)
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jimh(leave it to beaver)

He’s a decade older but how about Kamar who played Antonio Vega on OLTL…

Reagan
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Reagan

Kamar could still fit that I think– depending on who he is paired with.

Jimmy
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Jimmy

Another casting call? How many is that now? And…”Ares”… really?

jimh(leave it to beaver)
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jimh(leave it to beaver)

That name is just for casting…it doesnt mean they will use it…kind of like a movie’s working title before they decide on an actual name they will use!!!

Jeff
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Jeff

Brandon Barash, but he may be a little young.

SZima
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SZima

Brandon is 34, so he’s close enough in age, but he looks younger.

Reagan
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Reagan

I’ve thought that Brandon Barash would make a good Andrew Donovan, Theresa’s brother who we never hear mention of. Or he could be on of Sonny’s brothers. He could be more like the old school Victor since the K’s and Dimera’s are dying off. But another unconnected character… 🙁

connniemac
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connniemac

how about ted king? swoooooon!

SZima
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SZima

At 48, he’s a little old. But I’d love to see him playing someone on ANY soap!

CeeCee
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CeeCee

In Greek mythology , Ares is the god of war (Mars in Roman myth.). He is typically symbolized by, shield, helmet, dog, chariot, violence etc…..he is an Olympian, afterall. If we are to go along that vein, then, this character needs to be strong physically, emotionally and mentally. He may be a football player, a racecar driver, a pugilist, a dog (animal) trainer, a veteran…..the possibilities are endless….if one were to choose the character according to his name. So, hmmm, let’s see….John-Paul Lavoisier, Adrian Bellani, Jeff Branson, Justin Bruening, Charles Divins and Colin Egglesfield…just to name a few of my… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Oh, I forgot…also, David Fumero….so good looking!!

Reagan
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Reagan

I’d love to see David Fumero, but he just got a prime time gig.

Patrick
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Patrick

michael muhney can play greek

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Yes, Patrick…forgot about him…..how does he look shirtless? Lol. I don’t remember ever seeing him in that state of dishabille….maybe I did…tooooo milky white.

michael
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michael

Aiden Turner

Mo
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Mo

Thaao Penghlis

SZima
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SZima

Someone on Facebook suggested Antonio Sabato Jr. He’s 42 and would be perfect. Sounds like this role is to be part of the DiMera or Kiriakis family.

Reagan
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Reagan

I thought maybe one of Justin Kiriakis’ other sons, but the Hispanic doesn’t really work for that. Maybe Tony DiMera had a child we don’t know about?

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Who knows how many ports Stefano has visited and how many ‘ships’ he has christened with his unholy ‘water’….anything is possible. I bet you are absolutely right, Reagan…there’s an illegitimate DiMera son skulking around looking for the father he never knew. LOL….sound familiar? Lol.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

I must expand, Regan. Tony D. Is a possibility. But, if there is to be a new DiMera in Salem’s midst, then it would be Stefano’s spawn….as explained above. (Or Victor’s…I think Justin is too young to have a 40 year old son. Maybe?) I have only been watching for 6 years, so I am not too familiar with Tony. Was he as promiscuous and devious as his father? Was his mother supposedly Greek, or did he play the part of 100% Italian as Stefano? I can’t see how because Thaao does not have the look of an Italian at… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Yes, absolutely. How could I forget about il bello Antonio. He would fit the DiMera ideology to perfection.

Reagan
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Reagan

Again, why can’t we get back some of the MANY veteran Days characters that are off canvas. The show practically has no Brady’s left with Sami leaving. Mary Beth (Kayla) is underused big time. Theresa and Eric are around, but Theresa has little interaction with her Brady family. Bo is gone. Shawn & his family are gone. Kimberly, Max, Frankie, etc. I won’t get in to the other familes. There are a lot of soap actors out there that aren’t working (steadily) that I would love to see on Days, provided they were an appropriate recast for some of these… Read more »

Troy Parkins
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Troy Parkins

How about Robert DeNiro ~ is he available?

CeeCee
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CeeCee

LOL, Troy. I appreciate your wry humor.

Annie
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Annie

I really like Kamar de Los Reyes and David Fumero as suggestions. I also think Jordi Vilasuso would be good.

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‘Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem’ Limited-Series Ordered by Peacock

The NBCUniversal streaming service, Peacock has ordered a five-episode limited run featuring Days of our Lives!

In the first of its kind for the streamer, the series entitled Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem will feature fan favorite returns, the current cast and more which includes: Lisa Rinna as Billie Reed, Deidre Hall as Dr. Marlena Evans, Drake Hogestyn as John Black, Jackée Harry as Paulina Price, James Reynolds as Abe Carver, Victoria Konefal as Ciara Brady, Robert Scott Wilson as Ben Weston, Billy Flynn as Chad DiMera, Lamon Archey as Eli Grant and Sal Stowers as Lani Price.

According to the announcement on the series Monday morning; here is what fans can look for in the limited series: Over a long weekend, John & Marlena travel to Zurich, Ben & Ciara have a romantic getaway in New Orleans, Chad visits some old friends in Phoenix, and Abe, Paulina, Lani, and Eli vacation in Miami.  All find themselves embroiled in a mystery involving stolen jewels which, in the wrong hands, could cause dire consequences for Salem.  It’s a race against time for ISA agent Billie Reed as she crosses the globe in search of this missing treasure. Packed with all of the romance, action, drama, and surprises that only Days of our Lives can deliver, fans will spend a week with their favorite Salem supercouples and reconnect with many familiar faces along the way.

Look for additional characters than those listed above to also make appearances as well in the hunt for the stolen jewels.

Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem is produced by Corday Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television. Ken Corday is the executive producer with co-executive producer Albert Alarr. Ron Carlivati serves as head writer.

So, what do you think about the upcoming series on Peacock featuring Days of our Lives? Comment below.

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Carson Boatman, DAYS Incoming Johnny DiMera, Ties The Knot

Actor and country singer/songwriter, Carson Boatman, who is set to make his debut on Days of our Lives as the SORAS’d Johnny DiMera in August, was in the news over the weekend.  Boatman married longtime girlfriend and model, Julana Dizon on July 23rd back in Iowa.

According to PEOPLE.com who broke the wedding news, the couple first met in 2016 in Los Angeles, when their mutual gym trainer played “matchmaker” and set them up for a dinner date. “And the rest is history,” Boatman shared.

Using his songwriting and crooner skills, Boatman proposed to Dizon back in July of 2o2o performing an original song which ended with his proposal to her!

DAYS fans are excited for Boatman’s emergence in Salem and just what the grown-up Johnny DiMera will be like.  Meanwhile, in addition to his DAYS debut, fans can find him in the new film, Runt, which hits theaters and streaming services in October.

Share your congrats to the happy couple via the comment section below, and let us know if you are looking forward to Carson’s Days of our Lives debut!

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DAYS Olympic-Style Promo to Tide You Over Until It Returns

DAYS fans know from past Olympics, that when the games begin, the long-running NBC soap opera which gets a two-week preemption leaves its viewers with one hell of cliffhanger and this time they left viewers with two.

First, EJ (Dan Feuerriegel) now knows that Sami (Alison Sweeney) cheated on him with Lucas (Bryan Dattil0) and apparently goes to confront her, but in true EJ fashion he does not let on that anything remiss. Meanwhile, Ben (Rob Scott Wilson) has “kidnapped” Ciara (Victoria Konefal) just before she was to walk down the aisle and marry Theo (Cameron Johnson). Cin fans were rejoicing here!

So, while the games of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (which are not taking place in 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic) are taking place, NBC delivered their own Days of our Lives promo Olympic-style to hold viewers over till we return to Salem.

Take a look at the promo below.

Now, let us know, which story are you most looking forward to most when Days is back on the air? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

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