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The Bold and the Beautiful Casting Young Male From A Prominent Family! Who Would You Suggest For the Part?

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Looks like CBS’ The Bold and the Beautiful is beefing up their younger male cast with an item today via the  Soap Opera Uncensored Twitter account, that has the soap opera looking for a male in their 20’s for a heavily recurring role, which could possibly lead to contract player.

The young male character is described: as articulate, assertive, charismatic, and educated from a prominent family.  So could the prominent family be the Forresters, Logans, or Spencers?  Or, could it be a prominent family we have never heard of before whose lives have been somehow intertwined with one of the above three major clans?

So put on your casting director hats and let us know:  Who do you think would be a good fit for the part … either a familiar name to daytime  soap fans , or a primetime television actor?  Why do you think B&B is bringing in this character?  Could he be a potential love interest for someone … or a young business man with an agenda?  Share your thoughts below!

 

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k/kay
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k/kay

Probably going to age Ridge Junior or maybe a recast of Thomas Forrester.

Iakovos
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I think RJ gets SORAS’d. Everyone else grew up fast, so why not him? Maybe he will return with Brooke from wherever she is. Not sure this adds or detracts for B&B, but it surely does give us another pretty face to stand around and get involved in more near incestuous and interminable shenanigans.

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He might be too old for the part, but man, would I love to see Brett Claywell and Scott Clifton opposite each other again. Kyle and Schuyler’s frenemies rapport on OLTL always sparkled.

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Brett Claywell is definitely far too old for the part; they want someone in their 20’s, and Brett is 36.

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richard

Well, Bill definitely doesn’t need another son, when he has Will, Wyatt and Liam. With Hope leaving(temporarily) my money is on this FINALLY being RJ Forrester!!!! I have been waiting for this, the love child of my 2 fave B&B characters, Ridge and Brooke!!!!! They better not mess this up!! This man needs to be gorgeous!!!!!!!!

richard
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Or with Deacon being on screen and Rick, could this be Lil Eric?? Hope’s half brother, son of the deceased Becky?? That’s highly doubtful though with Amber not on the show…..:(

Scott (ATWT Fan)
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Sounds like they’re recasting R.J. again, this time as an official replacement for Hope Logan. Educated alludes to R.J., since he went to school in Europe when Ridge was there. Makes most sense to me for the recast.

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My bet is on a new Thomas. When Taylor slipped into town, she mentioned him to Eric. Aging RJ would be major SORAS!

k/kay
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k/kay

Actually RJ was born in 2004 and Hope was born in 2002. I suspect it is probably going to be a RJ recast to try and put his parents back together since they were such caring loving ones. You know we mentioned him once every year or so! Lol

Lew S.
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HA! So true!

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I really hope they aren’t looking to recast Thomas. I like Adam Gregory in the role a lot and if they want to bring Thomas back to the show, they should bring Adam back too.

I really hope this is a casting call for R.J.! He should have been aged when they brought him back to the show with Ridge last year, not just recast to be the same age. I’d love to see Mick Hazen in the role.

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What’s Chandler Massey up to these days?

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Is it casting or re-casting? It sounds more like casting for a male character. So I don’t think it’s a Forrester, Logan, Spencer or Spectra member.

I’m taking a wild, wild guess that since he’s from a prominent family, it’s someone from Caroline’s past.

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Drew Garrett, Chandler Massey, or Eddie Alderson

Ghlover
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Drew Garette please!!!!

All My Children

All My Children and Guiding Light Vet, Gil Rogers Passes Away

Gil Rogers, who played one of the all-time most dastardly villains in soaps on All My Children and was the on-screen father to the one and only Reva Shayne (Kim Zimmer) on Guiding Light, has died at age 87.

News came via his daughter, Amanda Rogers on her Facebook page, relating that Gil passed away on March 2nd.

The actor had played Tad (Michael E. Knight) and Jenny’s (Kim Delaney) father, Ray Gardner on All My Children from 1977-1978 making multiple appearance though 2001, then later as Hawk Shayne on Guiding Light from 1985-1992 making multiple appearance through 2009.

Gil also appeared on Another World, Search for Tomorrow and The Doctors.

In her post, Amanda wrote: “Gil Rogers died this morning. As you all know, my dad was awesome. He was my best friend, confidant, mentor and just an awesome dad. He came to pick me and  Charlotte Whitaker Zdanowski up at clubs at 2AM in our teens to keep us safe, and drank bourbon with me every day since moving out here 2 years ago. He was welcoming and kind, funny and gregarious, a shameless flirt and a fierce protector. He loved his dinners with grandkids and endured animated movies and discussions about pokemon. And I miss him so terribly already. He died in his sleep, without pain or fear. I am so grateful to have had such a great father and to have spent these past 2 years with him every day.”

Check out this vintage scene below from All My Children where Ray played by Rogers blows up the Martin house.

Now share your remembrances of Gil’s performances and along with condolences for his family in the comment section.

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Chris Harrison In First Interview Since ‘Bachelor’ Controversy Says He Wants To Be Back as Host; But GMA’s Michael Strahan Says Apology was a “Surface Response”

Thursday’s Good Morning America featured the highly-publicized first interview with ‘Bachelor’ franchise host and executive producer, Chris Harrison, since he stepped away from the show following his controversial remarks on current Bachelor contestant Rachel Kirkconnell, amid the airing of a season that has seen the first-ever Black male lead of the reality series, Matt James.

Speaking with GMA co-host, Michael Strahan, Harrison spoke of remarks he made during his interview with ex-Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay on Extra that sparked the firestorm.

Harrison admitted the words he spoke to Lindsey were “in a manner that perpetuates racism,” adding “I am an imperfect man I made a mistake and I own that. I believe that mistake doesn’t reflect who I am or what I stand for.”

 

The incident began when photos surfaced on social media of Kirkconnell at an Old South-themed party that she attended back in 2018, along with allegations she “liked” many Instagram posts that were racist in nature, and what many viewed as Harrison coming to her defense in this time of what he then called “cancel culture”.

On GMA, Chris expressed: “Antebellum parties are not OK,  Past, present, future, knowing what that represents is unacceptable.”

He also apologized to Lindsay, who had to shut down her Instagram account because of viral vitriol being sent her way over the incident with Harrison, adding this message to the public, “Anyone who is throwing hate towards Rachel Lindsay, please stop. It’s unacceptable.”

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As to how he is trying to make amends, Harrison shared: “I made a mistake and I own that, Racism, oppression, these are big dynamic problems and they take serious work. I am committed to that work.”  The longtime Bachelor host then announced he is working with race educator Dr. Eric Dyson who has taught him about the idea of “counsel, not cancel”.

Chris says he plans to be back hosting the reality-dating series, expressing:  “I plan to be back. I want to be back.  This interview is not the finish line. There is much more work to be done.”

Following the exclusive, Michael Strahan described his conversation with Chris Harrison stating: “His apology is his apology, but it felt like it got nothing more than a surface response on any of this. Obviously, he is the man who wants to clearly stay on the show, but only time will tell if there is any meaning behind his words.”

So, what do you think of Chris Harrison’s responses during his first interview since the controversy? Should he return to hosting The Bachelor franchise? Comment below. But first check out his GMA exclusive.

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GH’s Wes Ramsey Makes Statement on Criticism, Social Media, and Professionalism

General Hospital’s Wes Ramsey, who portrays polarizing character, Peter August on the ABC daytime drama series, responded to a recent take on his role from cast mate, Tristan Rogers (Scorpio) when a video made its way through social media.

The video was from a Cameo appearance, where Rogers offered an assessment of the Peter August storyline and expressed that while he knows Ramsey is a strong actor, he felt he was “wrong for the character” being that Peter was the son of the evil Faison played by Anders Hove.

Rogers also came to the defense of Ramsey and shared: “Don’t be too hard on Wes Ramsey. He’s got himself into a horrible storyline, and the storyline is the fault of the show. What they’ve literally done is they’ve painted themselves into a corner, and they don’t know how to get out of it.”

Currently, Peter’s story is front and center on GH with his wedding to Maxie (Kirsten Storms), and the fallout from all of the character’s dirty deeds.

Now Ramsey took to his Instagram account to address what transpired and his thoughts on the perils of social media, professionalism and acting, expressing: “Actors are storytellers, shapeshifters, chameleons. We’re also in the business of cultivating trust bc that’s how the best work is brought to life. We have to trust our imaginations, our instincts. We have to trust our fellow actors, because without them, there’s no scene to play. In the collaborative efforts of bringing any show to life, we also have to trust our directors each day to steer the arch of our story (like a conductor with a symphony) & trust our writers who are tasked with composing the symphonies we play out. I came up in a world of classical theater, where trusting the play, text, story is essential to the tightrope balancing act of making magic.  You will never hear me critique (on any public platform) the people responsible for the creative opportunities I enjoy each day. Without the trust of my writers, directors, producers & fellow actors, it would be impossible to live out my dreams. My job (& my only job) is to bring fearlessness, playfulness & passionate conviction to what has been created for me. My aim is to stretch myself (beyond the limits of where I think my boundaries may lye) each time I’m entrusted with material that allows those boundaries to be tested.

 

Every actor must believe they are the right person for their part or they will never achieve their potential, let alone surpass it. I was raised a gentleman & have two wonderful parents to thank for that, however, my polite personality (while rendering me easy to get along with on set) should have little bearing on my caliber of performance nor my castability as a professional.  I am leery of the pitfalls of social media & believe there are advantages to maintaining some mystery (even as a public figure) but I will always defend & protect what I hold dear (my job & my career) when they are publicly challenged, especially by those closest to me, whom I love & respect. Please know I bear no ill will. As a society, we are all still learning the full ramifications of living in an internet dominated culture. To all my many fans out there who offer encouragement & support, I hear you & am grateful for you. I’m having a blast… 🙂. Onward we go.”

Share your thoughts on Wes’ statement on playing the role of Peter August and more via the comment section below.

 

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