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Pretty Little Liars and Ex-DAYS Brant Daugherty Cast In Fifty Shades of Grey Sequel!

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Brant Daugherty who first garnered notice to daytime fans in the recurring role of Brian on Days of our Lives, then as Noel on Pretty Little Liars, and then as a celebrity contestant on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, has been cast in the upcoming motion picture, Fifty Shades Freed.

‘Freed’ is one of two sequels to Fifty Shades of Grey, and will be the third movie released in its franchise.  According to EW.com, Daugherty will play Luke Sawyer, the bodyguard Christian (Jamie Dornan) employs to look after Anastasia (Dakota Johnson), as revealed by Fifty Shades author E.L. James on her Twitter account.

Daugherty tweeted back to James: “Thanks for the warm welcome @E_L_James! I can’t say how excited I am to bring Sawyer to life #FiftyShades”   Next, Brant received a tweet from Marcia Gay Harden that related: Welcome to #FiftyShades @brantdaugherty glad u r joining the #FiftyFamily. Love Mama Grey”  To which Daugherty replied:  “So sweet of you, thanks Mama Grey! I’ll take good care of your family.”

James Foley is set to direct the next two installments of ‘Fifty Shades’ from scripts penned by James’ husband, Niall Leonard.  Fifty Shades Freed is scheduled for theaters on February 9th, 2018, while the second installment, Fifty Shades Darker, set for release on February 10th, 2017.

What do you think of the casting of Brant Daugherty in Fifty Shades Freed? Will he sex up the franchise even further? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!

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The 5 Best and Worst Movies of 2015 Worst of 2015 1. Fifty Shades of Grey Source: Universal Pictures This train wreck of a movie was one of the most anticipated films of the year, as the erotic novels have famously sold bazillions of copies and ignited tons of controversy about whether or not the central relationship portrayed in them is a horribly misogynistic vision of a woman being abused and brainwashed by a powerful man or a sex-positive look at BDSM. Tons of women in particular read the books and much was made about whether the BDSM practices described… Read more »

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agree 100 percent, horrors!!

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Suooo says the movie was so bad and disgusting that she almost left the theater. Seriously, happy for the actor but do wish this Fifty Shades crappolla would go away. I hate that the good books and good writers are being ignored while the writer of this book, a woman who doesn’t even understand sentence variation, makes millions upon millions. I also understand folks like erotic fiction. But you do not have to prostitute your good taste in order to be turned on by prose. You can read DH Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover or Henry Miller’s The Tropic of Cancer… Read more »

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so well deserved

he has an innate sexual presence.. he exudes sensation all over the place

DAYS lost the opportunity to not have brought him back… for Paul

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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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