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Rick Hearst Lands Role On CW’s Dynasty Reboot!

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Daytime Emmy winner and former General Hospital star, Rick Hearst spread the word today that he booked a primo role in an upcoming episode of CW’s Dynasty.

The series was also just given a full season order of 22 episodes! Hearst took to social media and related on the casting news: “Booked a nice role of the CW reboot of #dynasty.”

Look for Rick to appear in the 12th episode of Dynasty’s season. As to what role he will play, mum’s the word thus far.

Excited to see Rick mix it up with the Carringtons and the Colbys? Comment below.

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Phil
Phil

Maybe he will play Dex Dexter? Now please cast Tiffani Theissen as Alexis!

knotsamc
knotsamc

Heather Locklear should be Alexis!!

vinee
vinee

Agree!

elm1951
elm1951

have you seen heather locklear lately??

Jules
Jules

This man should be in everything. His acting is subtle, natural and visceral. He makes acting look so easy and that is a testament to his talent. He is among the greatest, yet underappreciated, actors in the genre. There’s no reason he isn’t in big television shows or doing movies. I hope he gets more opportunities and finds more success.

(Not a fan of his hawking grandiose money making schemes or what have you. I think he’s better than that.)

Patrick
Patrick

I’m so … sick.. of the focus…. @GH.. lack of production value.

they do not read .. care.. or mind

the dire dullard : Sonny and Carly ; BM Jason and Sam ; Michael and Nelle ; Finn; and Franco

WOULD THIS SHOW MOVE WITHOUT ?

so I calmly put forth

the only .. other man.. who’d make Carly.. REAL

who’d make Carly… REEL

Rick Hearst as Ric Lansing @GH

kudos to the finer mindset of other productions to value what a hot commodity and surefire HIT

WOW .. how GH languishes

my best to you Mr. Hearst

blake
blake

I loved him as Alan-Michael Spaulding on Guiding Light!!!

Kevin C
Kevin C

Don’t watch the new Dynasty…would love for him to come back to daytime…Rick looks GREAT with his graying hair…

Kevin C
Kevin C

I remember Rick taking over the role of Matt on Y&R from Eddie Cibrian when Matt returned to Y&R…Rick Hearst in my opinion is one of my favorite actors…Rick is a class act…

Kevin C
Kevin C

I meant to say, IMO Rick is one of the best actors on TV and is one of my favorite actors…

vinee
vinee

Would have made a much better Blake as he is a much better actor than Grant Show.

K/kay
K/kay

Look close folks this is the handsome face of a great actor and a heck of a nice guy.

Jovin
Jovin

He will probably be Adam. Although with the gray hair he might actually look older than Blake. Lol.

Phil
Phil

How about Dex Dexter? Now please cast Tiffani Theissen as Alexis, ASAP!

Patrick
Patrick

shucks – I get confused on whether this is a guest spot.. recurring etc

like I had hoped with Michael Muhney on @The good doctor

it just doesn’t follow.. @GH

WHAT power Maurice Benard and Laura Wright must have

to be allowed to suck up so much air time

they just stink together…

I even try to post that Rick Hearst is the only – man – she’s every come across as a woman

same goes for Sonny… he’s so dull.. the only other woman who meets him eye to eye.. is Dahlia Salem ex Claire Walsh

if these two actors “think” they are all that and a bag of chips

ratings prove otherwise

the increase is in fact for .. Steve Burton.. and that jump will have to be WRITTEN FOR.. once the reveal of who’s who and who’s the real Jason

OK – I couldn’t believe what magic and chemistry between Leslie Charleson and Billy Miller… once again… were they at the Quartermaine crypt ?

who couldn’t feel the mother / son relationship just solidify and .. when watching both of their faces.. just knocked me over

let Billy Miller be Drew – that way .. now bonded.. and with BM tough stance and yet sensitive portrayal… he already has an easy passage and path toward the Quartermaine familial.

Steve Burton cannot act past his bug eye
let Carly and Sonny and Sam kiss his arse… end of show

Jamesj75
Jamesj75

Bravo, Patrick! From beginning to end!

elm1951
elm1951

excellent post!!

Alan
Alan

He would make an interesting Dr. Nick Toscani…

Jimh
Jimh

He would be better off not wasting his talents there…but if i was doing the reboot i would had made him Cecil Colby!!!

Jamesj75
Jamesj75

Dex Dexter, is that you?

jaybird369
jaybird369

James…I was thinking the exact same thing, Brother!!!!! Y-e-p.

Later, Brother.

rebecca1
rebecca1

I don’t watch the show but congrats to Rick for landing the role. Of course I’d love to see him back on GH…for that matter, he’d fit in nicely with several prime time shows. Surprised he hasn’t been scooped up sooner.

clb
clb

Enjoyed Rick Hearst on GL and GH. Not so sure about the Dynasty reboot as the CW is a failing network. ABC should have brought it back just as CBS should have brought back the Dallas reboot over TNT. But TNT did a better job than the CW will ever do.

jaybird369
jaybird369

Rick Hearst’s new role on the CW’s Dynasty Reboot could mean one of the following…
1. Adam Carrington/Michael Torrance
2. Dex Dexter
3. Mark Jennings (Krystle’s hunky ex-husband)

Who knows……….

Jamesj75
Jamesj75

jaybird369, I like your options! I’m rethinking the Dex Dexter thing because Alexis has to be there first… I fondly remember the characters you mentioned. God, I miss that show…

Rodd
Rodd

Can’t wait to see him!

Diehardfan
Diehardfan

Elizabeth Hurley = Alexis!!!!!!

and Joan Collin can play Alexis Sr LOL!!!

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Join Michael and his special guests: GH’s Jon Lindstrom (Kevin), Y&R’s Beth Maitland (Traci), DAYS’ Freddie Smith (Sonny) and soap icon, Linda Dano (Ex-Felicia – AW, ex-Gretel – OLTL, GH, AMC, Port Charles, and ex-Cynthia, ATWT) for this 90-minute broadcast, plus you never know who might pop up during the show!

Make sure to listen in for our trivia game show segment, when one lucky caller has the chance to win a Days of our Lives goodie/swag bag, and a personalized autograph picture from our guest, Freddie Smith.

To call-in and pose a question, or a comment to any of our guests, dial the exclusive listener-line at 818-295-2130.  

The season premiere begins its stream-live at 7PMPST/10PMEST.  You can also head on over to the Soap Nation Live! page at Spreaker.com, if you have any trouble listening to the show here.

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Join Michael and his very special guests: General Hospital’s Jon Lindstrom (Kevin/Ryan), The Young and the Restless Beth Maitland (Traci), Days of our Lives Freddie Smith (Sonny), and beloved soap vet, Linda Dano (Ex-Felicia Gallant, AW, Ex-Gretel Rae Cummings, OLTL, GH, Port Charles, and AMC) who will be appearing with Alison Sweeney (Sami, DAYS) in Hallmark’s The Chronicle Mysteries next year, for this entertaining 90-minute broadcast.

Make sure to listen in for our trivia game show segment, when one lucky caller has the chance to win a very soapy prize, a Days of our Lives swag bag, and a personalized autograph picture of Freddie Smith.

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GENERAL HOSPITAL Flips The Switch In Sonny-Centric Episode Featuring Standout Performances

On Monday, in honor of Maurice Benard’s 25th anniversary as Sonny Corinthos on ABC’s General Hospital, the daytime drama took a look at what life would have been like if Sonny had not fallen in to a life of crime and in the mob. The standalone episode featured the return of Dominic Zamprogna as Sonny’s eldest son, Dante.

But in the twist on ‘soap-reality’, Dante was now the ascending mobster in Port Charles, and Sonny was a sergeant in the police department in Brooklyn married to Olivia Falconeri (Lisa LoCicero).  It all beings when Sonny remembers being 18-years-old and that fatal day when he shot Vincent Marino.  The young Sonny is played by Maurice’s real-life son.   Sonny then dreams of what would have happened to him if he never pulled that trigger.

Sonny is now a by-the-book cop, who visits his son Dante along with Olivia.  When they get there, Dante is now married to Sam (Kelly Monaco), who is his trophy wife.  Dante is working for the Jerome family – enter Julian (William deVry) and Ava (Maura WestO – and we quickly learn that “Jason Smith” is the hit man who works for them.  And, wouldn’t you know?  Seems like Ava and Jason have a “thing” going on … sealed with a kiss.

Now disturbed by his son’s life of crime, Sonny goes to the PCPD to talk to the police commissioner, who is now Anna Devane (Finola Hughes).  In the story, Anna is very inward, depressed, and more.  We find out that her daughter, Robin died of complications from AIDS in the 90’s, in which Anna has never recovered from.   We also learn at the PCPD that Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn) is the current District Attorney.

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Carly (Laura Wright) enters the scene, and she is still married to A. J. Quartermaine.  Sonny takes a liking to her and vice-versa.  We later learn that Jordan (Briana Nicole Henry) is back working for the DEA and Dante has gone undercover to bring down the Jeromes; so the entire territory is under his control.

Dante and Sam have a major falling out, as he is excited by the power he will have once he rids the Jeromes out of his business.  Sam has had it. She doesn’t want to dress like this, be his trophy wife, or have this kind of life. When Dante walks out, an upset Sam is alone with Jason, and the two connect.

In the conclusion of the episode, Dante shoots Jason on the pier, a scene which Sonny walks in on.  Sonny and his son struggle for the gun, and once again Dante is shot, just like in the original version of the story years ago, but with the twist of the struggle.  Olivia comes running onto the pier and sees Dante shot, and yells at Sonny the signature line, “You shot your own son!”

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At the end of the dream, Sony goes back to the mark in time where he decides whether or not to pull the trigger on Marino with Mike (Max Gail) and him looking on at the young version of himself.  In the end, Sonny still pulls the trigger.

The episode featured stand-out performances by: Dominic Zamprogna (how great was it to see him again, and to see him play Dante’s dark side), Maurice Benard (who illustrated the other side of Sonny, more reserved, and delivered a heartbreaking speech as Sonny to Dante about his life being abused, and the choices he made), Kelly Monaco (who showed a woman unhappy with the outward shell she had created and been a part of), and Finola Hughes,who gave us a different look  at what life would have been like for Anna had Robin been taken from her years ago.  Additionally, it was nice to see the entire cast deliver in support of making this episode work in the ‘flip the switch’ sequence of events.

So, what did you think of the Sonny-centric episode? Who was your favorite in it?  Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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