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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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A Martinez Joins the Cast of New Film ‘Ambulance’

Daytime Emmy winner and former star of Santa Barbara, A Martinez (Ex-Cruz) has joined the cast of the upcoming Michael Bay directed action-thriller, Ambulance.

The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Eiza Gonzalez and is based off the original Danish Film Ambulancen

According to Deadline, while the plot is being kept under wraps, the pic is expected to be in the spirit of such 1990s action pics Speed and Bad Boys.”

As well as his reprising his role of Eduardo on Days of our Lives recently, Martinez also appeared in Netflix’s Longmire, as well as his recurring roles on the digital drama series,The Bay.

So, intrigued to find out what A will be playing in “Ambulance”?  Would you like to see him back on daytime?  Comment below.

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Victoria Konefal Returns to Days of our Lives

Cin fans will be happy to know the other half of the DAYS super couple will be back on-screen later this month as Ben (Rob Scott Weston) and Ciara’s (Victoria Konefal) love story is set to continue.

According to Soap Opera Digest, Look for Konefal to first appear back on-screen during the January 28th episode of the NBC daytime drama series.

When the missing in action Ciara returns she will bring with her a new character named Rhodes played by Jason Downs.

No word on how long Konefal’s stay will be this time, since she has been off-contract with the show since last year.

However, reportedly this this will be Ciara in the flesh, not a conjured up or “Vision” of her that comes to Ben in his time of need.

What do you think has happened to Ciara since the car explosion she was supposedly part of? Glad to know Victoria is on her way back on-air to DAYS? Comment below.

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DAYS Mike Manning On Role in Film ‘Son of the South’: “I Hope it Strengthens the Dialogue Our Country is Currently Having About the Fight for Equality on All Fronts”

Days of our Lives Mike Manning (Charlie) has been one busy actor; not only appearing on the NBC daytime drama series and in the digital drama series, The Bay, but also in the new film Son of the South.

The film will be released on February 5th and was executive produced by Oscar-winning director, Spike Lee.  In story, Son of the South is about the grandson of a Klansman who comes of age in the deep south and eventually joins the Civil Rights Movement. The film is based on Bob Zellner’s autobiography “The Wrong Side of Murder Creek.”

Manning plays the role of Townsend Ellis, and the actor took to his Twitter account on Monday, during Martin Luther King Day, to let his fans know to be on the lookout for the film and why it is such an important piece for our time.   

Mike expressed: ” I think #MLKDay  is a good day to tell you “Son of The South” will be out Feb. 5th. I hope it strengthens the dialogue our country is currently having about the fight for equality on all fronts. Exec produced by Oscar-winner Spike Lee. Proud of this one.@son_movie”

You can check out a trailer for Son of the South below, along with Manning’s tweet.

So, have you been enjoying Mike’s work on DAYS? What do you think of his message sent out yesterday on these important moments of our time? Share your thoughts via the comment section,

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