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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
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Phil

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

knotsamc
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knotsamc

Heather Locklear should be Alexis!!

vinee
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vinee

Agree!

elm1951
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elm1951

have you seen heather locklear lately??

Jules
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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
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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
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blake

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

Kevin C
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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
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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
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Kevin C

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

vinee
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vinee

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

K/kay
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K/kay

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

Jovin
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Jovin

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

Phil
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Phil

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

Patrick
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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… Read more »

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

Bravo, Patrick! From beginning to end!

elm1951
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elm1951

excellent post!!

Alan
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Alan

He would make an interesting Dr. Nick Toscani…

Jimh
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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
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Jamesj75

Dex Dexter, is that you?

jaybird369
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jaybird369

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

Later, Brother.

rebecca1
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Rodd

Can’t wait to see him!

Diehardfan
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Diehardfan

Elizabeth Hurley = Alexis!!!!!!

and Joan Collin can play Alexis Sr LOL!!!

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GH’s James Patrick Stuart in the Cast of Disney Channel’s Super-Villains Pilot ‘Amy From Amarillo’

Casting news was recently announced for the Disney Channel’s upcoming half-hour live-action comedy pilot with a working title of Amy From Amarillo.

According to Deadline, while the series has named actress Isabella Pappas in the title role of Amy, none other than General Hospital star James Patrick Stuart (Valentin Cassadine) is also noted to be a part of the cast.

In story, the project follows a family of super-villains who must go on into hiding in Amarillo, Texas when they fall afoul of the League of Villains and are about to be liquidated.  Production on the pilot is set to begin this month.

Those joining Stuart and Pappas in the cast include: Hilda Spellman, Patricia Belcher, Kayden Muller-Janssen, Malachi Barton, Reed Horstmann and Lucy Davis will plays Amy’s mom, Eva aka Spark, a feisty supervillain who shoots electrical current out of her hands.

Production on the pilot is set to begin this month.  Stuart will be continuing his role on GH as per usual.

Furthermore, James took to Twitter this morning to clarify for inquiry GH fans who were concerned about the status the project might cause for his role on the ABC daytime drama series: “I am currently working on a Disney Channel comedy pilot. We film 15 minutes from the GH stage so, should the show get picked up for series, and while it would create scheduling headaches for some very cool people, I have no plans to hang up Valentin’s dancing shoes any time soon.”

So, intrigued by this pilot and what role James will have within it? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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GL Alum Kimberly J. Brown Joins the Cast of General Hospital

Another daytime favorite is coming to General Hospital.  This time its Kimberly J. Brown (Ex-Marah) of Guiding Light fame.  She last appeared on the soaps during her from 1993-1998 and then a brief return in 2006

According to Soap Opera Digest, she will make her GH debut next week in a mystery role.

Kimberly worked with two GH powerhouse actresses during her tine on Guiding Light. 

She noted to SOD about her time in Springfield: Cynthia Watros (Nina, GH, Ex-Annie Dutton, GL) was my stepmom for a bit, and Laura Wright (Carly, Ex- Cassie, GL) played my aunt.”

Brown has appeared in numerous primetime television shows and motion pictures over the last few decades.

Now the question becomes, who will Kimberly play on GH? Share your theories via the comment section below.

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General Hospital and ‘H.R. Pufnstuf’s’ Billie Hayes Dead at 96

She was one-of-a-kind, and now actress Billie Hayes has passed away at the age of 96.  Hayes’ family announced her death from natural causes on April 29th at Cedar-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.

Hayes was best-known for her unforgettable role as Witchiepoo on the 1969-70 Saturday morning live-action children’s classic H.R. Pufnstuf from Sid and Marty Kroft.

However, daytime fans will remember that then General Hospital executive producer, Gloria Monty, hired Hayes to play the recurring role of the street-smart international spy, Brighton O’Reilly, back in the 80’s series hey day.

GH’s Tristan Rogers (Robert Scorpio) took to Twitter to mourn the loss of Hayes on Monday sharing; “My dear wonderful Billie Hayes has died. Sadly I only got to work with her on GH but it was a magical relationship. Right away Gloria Monty saw something unique and ran with it. I cannot tell you how her passing saddens me.”

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In story, Brighton O’Reilly was shot and killed by Victor Cassadine back in 1981. Billie told Soap Opera Digest back in 2003 about her time as an agent on GH, and her exit from the series: “I asked Gloria why she killed me off, and Gloria said, ‘To tell you the truth, Billie, we really hemmed and hawed at it. But I decided to do it for selfish reasons. I knew if I killed O’Reilly there’d be such an abundance of sympathy and love for Scorpio that his stock would go up. And he’s my new leading man!’ I understand why Gloria knocked me off, but I would have loved to have gone on with it because I feel it could have been developed into a fascinating character.”

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Sid and Marty Kroft also took to Twitter and expressed:  “Margaret Hamilton (Wizard of Oz) once told us that Billie Hayes was “one of the best witches ever” We couldn’t agree more. Rest in Peace dear friend.”

Billie’s career spanned decades including Broadway, television, motion pictures and voice-over work. In addition, she founded the Los Angeles-based animal rescue nonprofit organization Pet Hope, a cause she had championed since adopting a puppy abandoned in the basement of Broadway’s St. James Theatre during the run of Lil’ Abner in which she was featured in the role of Mammy Yokum.

Share your remembrances of Billie Hayes and your condolences for her family and loved ones via the comment section below.

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