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REPORT: All My Children Cast! Susan Lucci Back for One Episode! David Canary Ongoing Basis!

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Well here is some big news coming out of ABC Soaps In Depth this afternoon! They are hearing, through multiple sources and performers associated with the relaunch of All My Children, that Daytime Emmy winners and icons, Susan Lucci (Erica Kane) will be back for the reboot, as will David Canary (Adam/Stuart Chandler)!

However, the report goes on to say that: “As of now Lucci, alas, will appear in just one episode while Canary will be seen on an ongoing basis.”

SID is also hearing that “There are plans to include the character of Tad in storylines, but there’s been no word yet on the show securing a deal with Michael E. Knight.”

There has been no official word from Prospect Park on the status of Lucci, Canary, and Knight as of yet.

What do you think if this report is true that Susan is back for one episode, and David ongoing? Can you imagine anyone else playing Tad Martin than Michael E. Knight?  Weigh-in!

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Rachel Elisabeth
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Rachel Elisabeth

What exactly is ‘ongoing basis’ is it recurring… Adam is iconic. AMC without Lucci just feels like it’d be a different animal. And as for Tad, I hope the get MEK because uh no one else can be Tad.

Peggy Hegner
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Peggy Hegner

Nope! I can’t imagine anybody else playing Erica, Adam, or Tad. I don’t think a new actor would be accepted in any of those roles.

Amy Gail
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Amy Gail

AGREED!

Iris
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Iris

Of course no one else could play those three!!!!!!!! They’re soap world icons!!!!!!

Josiah
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Josiah

I think continuity is essential for the reboot. AMC started out as a show about families – the Martins, the Kanes, the Englishs… As a long time fan, I feel it would be most effective to start the Prospect Park Internet version with a similar framework for the story telling.

Tina Gray
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Tina Gray

No one else can play Tad. I adore Michael E. Knight!

Elhu
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Elhu

I agree Tina, and I sure hope they can lure Michael E. Knight to return, as Pine Valley will not be the same without him.

Gillian
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Gillian

Makes sense. I think Tad and Adam are the must have characters of AMC. Erica was legendary but had become a shell of her former self by the end of the series. The show does need new blood but the Martins and Chandlers are needed on the canvas. Erica Cane, not so much.

David
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David

That’s realistic. Susan Lucci owes her career to AMC so it helps that she comes back to “kick it off”. Why she would stay when she has a great career outside of it would be anyone’s guess. The cast still seems disjointed and I wonder how they are going to tell the stories, let alone resolve the cliffhanger they left off with.

Patrick
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Patrick

Susan…. I owe her gratitude…. SHE OWES daytime her star.

ok… grand stand w/me….

but… her press isn’t all that…. over the years… my teeth would ache…

she, like, Cady McClain…. want to give this new on-line venture their committed support… that it takes off and FLIES……

Susan Lucci…. more than a guest appearance at times…. please.

CTwildheart
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CTwildheart

I assume it is a scheduling issue…and I think it will be more eventually.

johnvalb
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johnvalb

Something doesnt feel right about Erica only being in one episode!! I am so disappointed they could get her to atleast come back on recurring! As I don understand the Marc Cherry project was already in the works. David C “on going” is fine. The man wanted to retire awhile back– so if Adam and Stuart make appearances here and there that is ok. The show needs DC in any form as it’s ushered to the web! Micheal E Knight shoudl make a deal with them. What has he doen since the show ended??? But hey– the only person I… Read more »

Patrick
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Patrick

well done…..

Julia Barr is a must at this point…. AGREE.

i mean really…..

if david c… does both Adam and Stuart…

this would fill the void….. for both Marion and Brooke….

and Opal the grande dame….

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i need to google MEK…. what has he been doing?

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AMC will be complete with Kendall and Bianca…. Love the Kane women…. no one was better than Mona.

ethel
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ethel

micheal just put up an article on michael e knight’s possibility of being on the amc reboot…………

Iris
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Iris

Adam’s twin, Stuart died! His widow, Marian went loony, & had to be committed! How long have YOU been watching? So, unless they’re doing ghost stories again, don’t think we’ll be seeing Stuart any time soon! Speaking of dead, does ANYONE know how Tad died in the reboot? I can’t believe they killed him off! We’ll miss you, Michael!

Lisa J.
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Lisa J.

Michael has been busy with a hit play, so perhaps when that is finished he will come onboard.

Ellen Dix Wycuff
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Ellen Dix Wycuff

Susan needs to at least come back recurring and no I can not imagine AMC with out MEK! But I do not mean to sound ungrateful for the ones who have signed. I am very excited to see the reboot!

Michael Smith
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Michael Smith

That is some wonderful news!

Perhaps more then any other daytime drama and performer, Susan Lucci’s beautiful, vain, strong and deeply flawed Erica Kane and All My Children are a matched set. I have trouble thinking of one without the other.

I thought one of the reasons David Canary left was an inability to memorize all the dialog as well as not wanting to relocate to Los Angeles. I hope the actor thrives in new format and the show is very successful!

Patrick
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Patrick

for the memories of our yesturyears…..

Ms. Susan Lucci….

was game, set , & MATCH. Complete.

Oh…. I didn’t get that… his last scenes…. I sincereley hope the indominatable Mr. C… is thriving…

Patrick
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Patrick

indomitable.

Jewell
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Jewell

EEEEEEK well these sources so far have turned out to be true.. Have to have Michael Knight.

jim
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jim

No one else could play any of these three iconic roles. Some characters can easily be replaced but not when it comes to Susan, David, and Micheal They are the one and only Erica,Adam,and Tad. Id rather the charcters be killed off or not used than see them replace. If they only agree to appear in a few shows on occasion that is still better than nothing or recasting.

Jay
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Jay

If Adam is there, can Brooke be far behind? Please bring Julia Barr back. I want some real “Old School” Pine Valley! If Susan is going to appear in one episode, perhaps she will agree to more as her schedule permits. Let’s not forget, she had choices to make in her own career, after ABC dumped the show.

Val
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Val

A reduced SL, recurring MEK and occasional DC works for me! I hope David brings JR out of the coma (rumored in the full SID article) for AJ’s sake! 🙂

Patrick
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Patrick

OMG…. would that explain the gun shot?

Oye! that’s emotional.

Rally around folks….

GayAtheistLH
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GayAtheistLH

If Susan is indeed under contract to ‘Devious Maids’ then perhaps that simply could not be worked around. Everyone needs to remember that she could always come back at any time and in any form.

Thrilled that David Canary might return even on recurring. He’d previously retired so getting him back at all is wonderful. Hopefully Brooke is back, too.

I expect Michael Knight to come back. Debbi Morgan hinted that he would and they already have Cady.

brian
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brian

Well, I uderstand that Susan L. has a bunch of different projects going on… and ABC wasn’t the nicest to her…

but hopefully she will be back for more.

James McDonald
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James McDonald

If Susan Lucci is returning I bet you anything it is for the first episode of All My Children 2. Here is a question for you. Should they begin episode 1 from the cliff-hanger or begin with …one year and a half later?

Sheryl Postin
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Sheryl Postin

I agree no one else could play Tad and Michael E. Knight is an awesome actor and PP should rush to hire him as soon possible, the show would definitely without a doubt not be the same if they don’t hire him.

Sue
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Sue

No one else can play Tad . I love Michael E Knight… I can’t wait until AMC is back!!!! I miss it so much.
Hoping to see Walt back as Jackson too . I read he would be interested if asked!

Vanessa
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Vanessa

I’m thrilled with David Canary joining the cast! Praying that Michael Knight joins too. I’m really ok without Erica.

su0000
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su0000

Michael Knight. wanted nothing to with AMC after it ended and would not go on with PP, at that time.. He was a firm no ..
If his opinion has not changed we not see Tad 🙁 🙁

time will tell ..

Scott
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Scott

One is better than none.I’m sure Erica will be back more often when Susan’s schedule permits.

Stephanie
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Stephanie

I dont understand…Lucci for one episode, is that a teaser?? I thought David retired from the show when it was still on ABC? I see why they are putting all the high schoolers on the new reboot if the show is indeed set 5 years after JR shot someone (or more), and I can see how it would be easier to replace JR with somone who looks 5 years older, and hey if he can get out of his current contract sometime, we will all be ready to see the JR that we have grown to love/hate! I really hope… Read more »

Peggy Hegner
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Peggy Hegner

Nope! No new actor can fill the shoes of Susan, David, or Michael. Their characters have been around for decades. I don’t think fans would accept replacing a long-time character with a new face!

Johnny
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Johnny

I am sure they will leave it open for Susan Lucci to return as her schedule permits. As for Tad Martin, I like Michael E. Knight of course, but there have been Four actors portraying Tad at different stages. In the 1990’s, albeit for a few months, Tad was portrayed by another actor. Prior to Michael E. Knight, Tad was played by teenaged actors. Tad would now have to be an actor of around fifty or so, a youngish fifty if you will ~ at this point, I’m not exactly sure how old Tad is supposed to be. But rather… Read more »

su0000
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su0000

..
AMC with no Martin’s .
AMC with no Kane’s .
AMC with 1 recast Chandler and one 1 making appearances .
AMC with 1 Cortlandt .

hmmmmm dunno about that ..

Tad
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Tad

Well some more have signed on but the linkage is very weak without Tad, Erica, BIanca, Kendall full time imho.

louisa
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louisa

I sure hope Brooke is a part of the new show! AMC needs Adam big time.

And if Dixie is in–she’s going to need Tad. And I agree, there is only one Tad Martin. Michael E. Knight needs to be a part of this.

Patrick
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Patrick

Please, PLEASE, Puhlease! TPTB…. Brooke…. Brooke… and more Brooke.

to helm the show…. wi/Opal…..

Thank you David Canary. Humbled by your caring, giving, and sharing of yourself.

Brian Tripp
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Brian Tripp

No reason why Susan couldn’t do more than one episode. The show is taping for just 5 weeks. I can see if she was in the middle of taping for Devious Maids that she couldn’t work it out. Maybe she will come back after the second 5 weeks. Rumor has it that Devious Maids is very expensive to produce and if it doesn’t do well they may not renew it (even though it has not even aired yet).

su0000
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su0000

Susan could very well be under contacts that will not allow for her to appear in other programs etc etc.

ethel
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ethel

michael e knight will be back sooner rather than later – just read the article here on michael fairmans site – so glad that david canary will return but i am not excited at all about susan lucci……………..jmo

Kathy
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Kathy

I have no doubt that Michael Knight and Susan Lucci will be back. They have been with AMC forever. I am so happy that David Canary is coming back, he is a wonderful actor. I think my biggest concern is all the teenagers being added. There is nothing as boring as teenage story lines. Although, I really liked Colby .

Ina
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Ina

Well if David Canary is coming back where the hell is Julia Barr (Brooke)? I’m so sick of TPTB streamlining her! she is far more a better actress then Susan Lucci and as the sage left off, (Adam has just asked Brooke to marry him)

Tad
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Tad

Julia should be available for cheap; she hasn’t exactly been in demand since her AMC days despite being a very good actress. Adam /Stewart is a recurring role; people have to think bang for the buck too since it is online. Right or wrong, Susan Lucci brings the publicity. Julia Barr would just be of interest to die hard fans. Look at Devious Maids there are many prime time stars but Lucci holds her own – maybe it is longevity because though Grant Show has been on a monster hit with Melrose Place he isn’t getting the billing of Lucci.

RICKIE
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RICKIE

Would much rather see Julia Barr return than Susan Lucci. And if Bianca is returning, please bring back Christina Bennett Lind — Eden Riegel’s voice grated on me.

Shelley Martin
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Shelley Martin

I think getting Susan for one episode–maybe JR shot her?? That’s a way to wrap that story. And David C is awesome but may not want a big gig. Having him is awesome but I think they are going to skew it younger. The casting calls have suggested they are aging the kids to teens and young adults. I suspect it will be heavy on teen drama. With just a touch of Zack Slater hotness to get the current fans back in on it. As for Michael, he is Tad for sure but if he won’t play ball they could… Read more »

KEITH DANIELS
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KEITH DANIELS

Frankly, as I understand it, all of this boils down to contract negotiations: I personally think that it would be a major mistake not to have Susan Lucci as Erica Kane on a regular basis; and there should not only be Julia Barr and David Canary on the show regularly ideally but as many characters as possible that are connected family-wise to the two. As for MEK, he recently went into a great deal of detail in an interview as to his loyalty to AMC and his inability to envision Pine Valley without Tad Martin: So, obviously, MEK is waiting… Read more »

Arlene McGinnis
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Arlene McGinnis

Have you people forgotten over the years all the stars would have big absences, (doing films or plays or just vacations}. So how is this going to be any different? They will bring in the big guns in the beginning and as new story lines evolve around other players we will be just as hooked as before. I will take anything they give me just as long as I’m in Pine Valley and most of my family is still there making me cry or mad, whichever. I know with all the complaining you will do the same.

Skater Boy
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Skater Boy

I am very disappointed Susan Lucci didn’t agree to recurring though I am not sure what commitments she has with Devious Maids and Deadly Affairs. Surely those shows can see the benefit of Lucci being on AMC again (and I hope Propsect Park can see the benefit of Lucci – they say they want young and fresh and many anti Erica types will say they don’t need her but if they have David Canary recurring and Opan and even Tad or Angie – these characters are all well over 40 if not 50. I can’t believe Lucci in only one… Read more »

Arlene McGinnis
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Arlene McGinnis

THANK HEAVENS YOUR NOT WRITING THE SHOW

Tad
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Tad

Ah Arlene loosen up. It is amazing what AMC and other soaps have put out there. You really think having Jesse and Angie, David, Cara, Opal is going to be that compelling? Where is the history? The relationship ties? AMC needs Tad and Erica. You have to have a little imagination. But seriously why in the heck PP is putting AMC first with a smaller cast and one far less intermingled or witha history I have no

Tad
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Tad

After hearing this story and sleeping on it. It will seem like part of AMC is missing if Lucci isn’t on the show. I know there were rumours of another actress playing Erica Kane but I think that would lead to a revolt – maybe tonnes of media attention though like the “new” Coke then went back to classic. I was going to blame Lucci for not coming back assuming PP wanted to hire her – why wouldn’t they if they hired other “mature” characters. But as some pointed out she has at least two other gigs – Deadly Affairs… Read more »

B.J.
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B.J.

I would love to see David Canary and Julia Barr return, plus MEK if he wants to return. Otherwise, I’m fine with MEK and Ms. Lucci continuing whatever projects they prefer.

Since I’m not a lifetime AMC fan, their absence or possible replacement would not be sacrilege to me. I do understand the feelings of the long term fans though. 🙂

Judi
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Judi

I definitely hope that MEK/Tad comes back soon. He is my favorite character on the show.

Johnny
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Johnny

I’ve got it! I’ve got it! Erica was last seen running after Jackson after he told her a la Rhett Butler that he didn’t “give a damn” – Erica jumps into her car after Jackson but is in a terrible car accident. She needs cosmetic surgery! We see “Erica” Kane in the hospital, but her family and friends are told she may not look the same anymore since her injuries required extensive plastic surgeries. After several weeks, the bandages are removed and Erica Kane is now played by……. MORGAN FAIRCHILD! She doesn’t remember anyone…..but this isn’t really a problem since… Read more »

Tad
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Tad

HOw do you explain Erica Kane would have grown a few inches too??? LOL

JIM
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JIM

Erica was the back bone of the show. They are smart to get Susan Lucci back even for one episode to lure us fans to watch with the hope that the story lines hook us from day one. The character of Erica will hand the reigns over to the rest of the cast and of course she would be invited back as often as her schedule permits depending on what her salary demands are I think everyone needs to stop being so possessive of this show and just let it be. Certainly we can want certain story lines but we… Read more »

Linda
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Linda

Well l’m sorry but…l think a opinion is not being possessive of these actors and actresses lives…Everyone is just hoping to see some familiar faces from what l see…And l totally agree….They were the backbone of AMC!! That is just my opinion!!!

Johnny
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Johnny

Well said Jim ~ of course I was kidding about the Erica Kane recast – you are right we are all a little possessive of the show. What will be, will be. I am willing to give the new show a chance, and will probably purchase Hulu Plus because I refuse to watch it from my home computer, LoL – if I can stream it on my TV as I do other things that will be fine. Watching TV nowadays is a whole different experience from years ago – and if the show does see some recasts, that is fine… Read more »

Arlene McGinnis
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Arlene McGinnis

OH CRAP!!! only a half hour, didn’t hear that

Linda
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Linda

l do hope they reconsider…it won’t be AMC without them and the other AMC actresses and actors…So please everyone of you…Come Back!!!!

Ruth Tetreault
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Ruth Tetreault

I am glad that the charecter of Adam will be back on .I f susan only wants to play Erica for one time thats ok with me she was getting to old for the show anyway.If the showed had protrayed her as the grandmother that she was surppose to be she would have fit the show.Instead they had her running around like she was still in her 20s with dresses for women that age one strap clothes . She has always had ugly looking legs. writers should have keep them covered at A LL times.She probably don’t want to play… Read more »

Johnny
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Johnny

To some extent, Ruth, I agree with what you are saying – I don’t know by now how “old” the character of Erica Kane is supposed to be, she has grown daughters and they have children but no one calls Erica “hi grandma” – Susan Lucci played the role well for forty one years, but although thanks to modern medical procedures she doesn’t quite look her age Erica is not 35 anymore and I do think the characters should “act their age” to to speak and having her running around in skimpy outfits designed for the contours of a young… Read more »

Arlene McGinnis
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Arlene McGinnis

Well Erica can certainly maintain a well heeled more mature and still stunning much smarter person with a lot of knowledge to lay on the problematic people of Pine Valley

Di
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Di

If this new show wants to succeed, they need Erica, Tad And Adam. Adam could have an occasional roll, but Susan and Michael are a MUST. I really hope they work out all their differences with these people or this show doesn’t stand a chance. They are the backbone of the show and are truly wanted and needed.

Amy Gail
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Amy Gail

Come on Susan, David and Michael….You are the backbone of AMC! We need you!

Tad
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Tad

Oh come on folks, Erica Kane is well Erica Kane. What fun to have a forever young character. Let someone else play the grandma and let Erica Kane be gosh darn it. She is a bit fantasy, bit fetish, bit myster and bit hell on wheels. If AMC wanted a 66 year old matrony figure then they should go hire a Ruth Martin or Mona Kane type.

Josiah
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Josiah

Come on people. Time in soaps is malleable and soap fans are forgiving. We’ve seen a single character age overnight while all the others remained their same age. How many times did we hear “the role of Wally McFaddon (or Phil Brent) will now be played by…” and we kept watching. Certainly our favorites who earned their places in our hearts should not be recast. Lets keep in mind that Agnes Nixon is guiding these shows back into existence and lets keep an open mind with regard to how old people are and whats appropriate for them to do.

shari
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shari

I can’t imagine that susan lucci, of all people will not return it will not be the same without her that is for sure. I remember watching her when she where in high school or college or of the two that’s how long it where and I where 8 years of age.

I’ve been a loyal fan every since then.

Judy Hyman-Miller
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Judy Hyman-Miller

I can’t enjoy it without Erica and the previous actors . Please negotiate to bring them back! Thanks!!

Kem
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Kem

They need to bring Erica back for good, she is AMC. Heard Tad will be back but not the original actor. Wish they’d do the series on a daily basis, twice a week isn’t near enough.

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Hallmark Channel’s ‘Home & Family’ Returns to Production For Ninth Season; Premiere Date Revealed

Another daytime show is heading back to production amid the coronavirus pandemic.  Now comes word that Hallmark Channel’s flagship morning lifestyle series, Home & Family has returned to production at its Universal Studios set for its ninth season.

All My Children favorite Cameron Mathison (Ex-Ryan Lavery) and Debbie Matenopoulos will return as co-hosts .

Look for the new season to kick-off on Monday, September 14th at 10am EST.

In a statement, Home & Family executive producer, Tracy Verna Soiseth shared: “We are thrilled to be returning to our home for the new season. Home & Family is a daily destination of comfort television, and we are very happy to be returning with two hours of daily interviews, cooking segments, DIY crafts and our hugely popular animal adoptions.”

For the past several months. a daily series featuring the cast called At Home with Our Family has run across the show’s social media platforms during the Covid-19 pandemic.

According to Deadline,premiere-week guests are to include: Jenna Bush Hager, Danica McKellar, celebrity chefs Jet Tila, Carla Hall, Buddy Valastro, Curtis Stone, Rashad Jennings and Dennis Quaid.

So, glad to know Home & Family is also back in production? Comment below.

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Michael B. Jordan Pays Tribute To Chadwick Boseman: “Since Nearly The Beginning Of My Career, Starting with All My Children When I was 16 Years Old You Paved The Way For Me”

Following the news of the tragic death of now motion picture icon, Chadwick Boseman late Friday, tributes and sentiments have poured in from celebrities, politicians and fans from all across the world.

Chadwick Boseman passed away late last week at the age of 43 from colon cancer – a battle he kept silent about for the last four years of life.

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No one could be more intertwined with Boseman’s career than that of his fellow Black Panther star, Michael B. Jordan.  For Jordan took over the role of Reggie Porter on All My Children from Boseman after the late actor lasted one week, following standing up to, and addressing concerns, of racial stereotypes in the way that the part was written.  Reggie was introduced to Pine Valley as a gang member in 2003.  As previously reported it was Boseman who helped the soap opera improve the role that Jordan took over with some recommendations.

Now Michael B. Jordan has written a heartfelt remembrance of Chadwick that he shared on his Instagram, and what he has meant to his life, including how he showed him how to be better, to honor purpose and create legacy.

Read below Michael’s post:

“I’ve been trying to find the words, but nothing comes close to how I feel. I’ve been reflecting on every moment, every conversation, every laugh, every disagreement, every hug…everything.

I wish we had more time.

One of the last times we spoke, you said we were forever linked , and now the truth of that means more to me than ever. Since nearly the beginning of my career, starting with All My Children when I was 16 years old you paved the way for me. You showed me how to be better, honor purpose, and create legacy. And whether you’ve known it or not…I’ve been watching, learning and constantly motivated by your greatness.

I wish we had more time.

Everything you’ve given the world … the legends and heroes that you’ve shown us we are … will live on forever. But the thing that hurts the most is that I now understand how much of a legend and hero YOU are. Through it all, you never lost sight of what you loved most. You cared about your family , your friends, your craft, your spirit. You cared about the kids, the community, our culture and humanity. You cared about me. You are my big brother, but I never fully got a chance to tell you, or to truly give you your flowers while you were here.

I wish we had more time.

I’m more aware now than ever that time is short with people we love and admire. I’m gonna miss your honesty, your generosity, your sense of humor, and incredible gifts. I’ll miss the gift of sharing space with you in scenes. I’m dedicating the rest of my days to live the way you did. With grace, courage, and no regrets. “Is this your king!?” Yes . he . is!  Rest In Power Brother.”

What do you think of Michael’s tribute to Chadwick and how they have been interconnected dating back to 2003 and All My Children? Comment below.

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Chadwick Boseman, ‘Black Panther’ Star and the Original Reggie On AMC, Dies At 43

In just heartbreaking news in an already dismal 2020, one of the brightest motion picture stars, Chadwick Boseman has died at the age of 43.

Boseman was battling colon cancer for the last four years of his life.  According to his rep, Boseman was diagnosed in 2016 with stage 3 colon cancer and his battle continued as it progressed to stage 4

Chadwick passed away with his wife and family by his side in his home.   In a shocking revelation, all of the movie performances in the last four years he has filmed were done in between chemotherapy and countless surgery.

Boseman is best known for his groundbreaking role as King T’Challa  in Black Panther.   His performance was the first ever Marvel Studio movie headlined by a black actor.  The film was nominated for an Academy Award.   He first appeared as the character in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War.

Most recently, Chadwick appeared in the Spike Lee’s Vietnam War drama Da 5 Bloods, and this year he’s due to appear opposite Viola Davis Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” the film adaptation of the August Wilson play.  The actor starred in other films, including playing James Brown in Get On Up and Jackie Robinson in 42,  and the lead role in Marshall.

However, Boseman actually got his start on All My Children when he was the original actor cast in the role of Reggie Porter.  He appeared on the soap for only one week before the role was recast with none other than Michael B. Jordan, and their paths could eventually cross years later on multiple film projects.

In an interview in 2019, Boseman revealed what led him to be fired from All My Children stating:  “When I got it (the part), I was like, ‘This is not part of my manifesto. This is not part of what I want to do. How can I make it work?’ Because with a soap opera, you don’t know the full scope of what’s gonna happen — you don’t know where they’re gonna take the character, because they don’t always know where the character is going. And because of that, there’s possibly room for me to adjust this and change it and make it so it’s stereotypical on the page but not on the screen.”

For Boseman had issues with how Reggie was portrayed and how it was written with racial stereotypes.  In story, Reggie was a young gang member who was adopted by Erica Kane (Susan Lucci) and her husband, Jackson Montgomery (Walt Willey). “I remember going home and thinking, ‘Do I say something to them about this? Do I just do it?’ And I couldn’t just do it. “I had to voice my opinions and put my stamp on it. And the good thing about it was, it changed it a little bit for Michael B. Jordan.”  Apparently the producers told Boseman he was too much trouble but took some of his suggestions on the role moving forward.

Share your thoughts and condolences on the passing of Chadwick Boseman via the comment section below.

Watch below, when Chadwick speaks at the Howard University commencement in which he shared to the graduating students about losing his gig on All My Children(Thanks to Renee for this)

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