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Revenge Star Nick Wechsler Cast In New Fox Drama Pilot RECON!

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It’s a long way from the Hamptons, but the former Jack Porter of ABC’s Revenge, the sexy and talented Nick Wechsler, has landed yet another enticing primetime role to his resume.  Nick has been cast in the new Fox drama pilot Recon, which follows a rookie FBI agent (Tracy Spiridakos) who embeds herself in a suspected terrorist family.

TVLine broke the news of the casting of Wechsler who joins the pilot as Freddie, who is said to be a “skillful and hardworking FBI agent who struggles with moral conflict.”

After the finale of ABC’s Revenge in 2015, Wechsler has since appeared on several episodes of The Player and roles on primetime’s RoswellWithout a Trace, and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

The behind the scenes personnel of Recon features some very in-demand creators and producers including: Caroline Dries of The Vampire Diaries wrote the pilot for Recon, and who will executive-produce alongside Kevin Williamson (The Following) and Julie Plec (The Originals).

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Good for him to be moving on, I liked him in revenge.. ( really liked Nolan too!

Revenge, for a primetime soap was ok, but not near as good as Scandal ..

I like that Scandal has incorporated our now political mess into the story, that I like..

Revenge, I have missed it 🙁

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I like this actor…loved him on “Revenge”. I’m also a big fan of Vampire Diaries and The Originals…so it sounds like a team with a great formula for success.

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THRILLED I loved him in Revenge and cannot wait to see this

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GH Faves Finola Hughes, Ian Buchanan, Brooklyn Rae Silzer, Marc Anthony Samuel In New IGTV Series, ‘Enter Exit’

This week, General Hospital’s Finola Hughes (Anna) and some very good friends and acting partners debuted in a new IGTV series, directed by Hughes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s a thriller! What else would we expect from the woman who plays super spy Anna Devane on the ABC daytime drama series.

The IGTV (Instagam’s longer video application) series is called, Enter Exit, and there are 11 episodes, and the first one dropped on Monday.  It is  written by TV scribe Matt Boren, and also stars some of Port Charles’ longtime favorites that include: Ian Buchanan (Ex-Duke), Brooklyn Rae Silzer (Emma) and Marc Anthony Samuel (Felix).

Hughes told SOD how she was inspired to come up with the concept for the show:  “I started to think about, if you’re in lockdown, what would be a narrative where you could act in a vacuum, basically? I first started thinking about what my character would be — a retired (government) agent. And then there’s some reason that I’m retired. And I started to think about stationary shots and walking into your closeup and all those kinds of things. I left (the rest) with Matt; it was basically, ‘Whatever he writes, we’ll do.’ And I just sort of concentrated on how, feasibly, we could do it.”’

Boren, who has been an ardent viewer of GH from its hey day, shared on working off Hughes seeds of an idea to what Enter Exit is about: “In a sense, it’s a local detective thriller that starts out small — and understandably so as season one takes place during the pandemic. However, what we seed throughout these first 11 mini-episodes hints at a show that longs to be on a much larger, more global scale. We were absolutely inspired by ’80s GH — the WSB, the espionage and larger than life stories that were so thrilling, and through Devane/Scorpio/Lavery/Donnelly/Jones, so grounded. Throw that in with some Killing Eve, X-Files and (this will make sense down the line) Stranger Things, and you have a recipe that might be pages away in our cookbook.”

Now check out episode 1 below featuring Hughes and Silzer and make sure to follow Finola’s IG account for all-new installments of Enter Exit.

So, what do you think about the concept of the series? Excited to see more? Let us know via the comment section.

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Another World Reunion On Tap With Alice Barrett, Alicia Coppola, Anna Stuart & More

What to know more about how Frankie Frame was killed-off in an unpopular storyline move on Another World? Well, you may get more insight when stars of the beloved NBC daytime drama visit with Alan Locher in his Locher Room You Tube channel.

The online virtual reunion will happen next Thursday, August 13th at 2 pm. EST/11 am PST.

Joining Alan will be: Alice Barrett Mitchell (Frankie Frame / Anne O’Donnell), Kale Brown (Michael Hudson), Alicia Coppola (Lorna Devon), Anna Stuart (Donna Love)  and Christine Tucci (Amanda Cory Harrison).

To log on see the live event click here.

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OLTL Alum Christopher Cousins Appears on General Hospital as Dante’s Doctor

On Thursday, the very shrewd fans of daytime drama, noticed a very familiar face on General Hospital in scenes with Dominic Zamprogna in Dante’s return storyline.

Playing Dante’s Doctor turned out to be Christopher Cousins, most soap-famous for his role as Cain Rogan on One Life to Live from 1991 to 1994 and later reprising the role of the conman back in 2008.  Cain was romantically involved with Tina Lord (Andrea Evans) while in story in Llanview.

Cousins also made appearance on two other daytime drama: as Greg Houston on Another World in 1986 and as Colin Crowley on As the World Turns in 1990.  More recently Christopher has been appearing in numerous primetime TV shows and films.

So, do you hope Christopher sticks around on General Hospital?  Do you think it’s just a guest stint for him to serve Dante’s story? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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