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The Young and the Restless On Casting Spree: Who Would You Suggest For The Roles?

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Casting news from The Young and the Restless!  The number one daytime drama series is apparently on the hunt for four performers to fill four upcoming roles, and two out of them are definitely on contract.

According to Soap Opera Digest, the following parts are being added to the canvas.  First, a handsome African-American man between the ages of 30 and 40 to play Don.

Next, a 20-something to play the contract role of Claire, who is described as “fierce, clever, unapologetically ambitious, and possesses a keen intuition that drives getting what, and who, she wants.”  In addition, the show is looking for an actor mid-20’s/early 30’s for the role of Caleb, who is said to be “dashing, handsome and sophisticated, smart, ambitious and has a rebellious streak. The role is also contract.

Finally, look for Y&R to beef up it’s teen scene with the character of f Ella, noted in the casting breakdown as a “lovely, poised, spunky” girl.

OK now its time for you to put your casting director hats on and let us know, who you would suggest could play these parts from daytime or prtimetime television, that you would like to see in Genoa City? Share your casting choices in the comment section below!

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Jamesj75
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Frankly, I get a kick out of these character descriptions. They all seem to mirror each other:
—Two are “ambitious.”
—Three have similar elements: “fierce,” “rebellious,” and “spunky.”
—And, oh, what a surprise: both men must be “handsome.” I think it’s safe to say that soaps rarely, if ever, seek out those who perceived to be “ugly” or even “average looking.”
—And why is it that the African-American man must only be handsome and between the ages of 30 and 40? Doesn’t he have any vital character traits, as do the others?
Surely, he must be “ambitious,” or “smart,” or “spunky,” too!

Celia
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Celia

True, James…isn’t that always the theme, my friend?
Brace yourself for more of the ‘more’……Sonny will be even more prominent now…Isn’t that his father coming back, Mike Corbin? I read enough into GH’s background to know the history.
Isn’t Max , Stan Wojwhatever, from “Barney Miller”?….I watch reruns with my Dad, sometimes….

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

Hi Celia! You are correct on all counts! It’s bizarre that GH would need to give Sonny even more screen time. It is shocking and disappointing.

On the other hand, I used to enjoy Max Gail on Barney Miller, as you are now with your father.

Expanding the character of Sonny, i.e., re-signing Maurice Benard, just on the heels of the horrible treatment of Genie Francis, is hard to digest. ..Like soap opera digest! 🙂 Take care, Friend!

MJ
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MJ

James, I’ve only got one word for you……

PREACH!

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

Thank you, MJ! And…Amen!

Celia
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Celia

I hear you, James. Is it just one person who makes the decision of letting an actor/actress go, or recurring?….or does it take a team?
It is very depressing and disheartening. Genie and Nathan were two of my favorite characters……and, I adore Liesl. I suppose Ms Gati will leave as well, soon? ….I can’t see a place ‘saved’ for her without Nathan.
Good night, my friend.

Iakovos
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Iakovos

Something is in the air in Genoa City as stories are being wrapped with a bow (Goodbye Scott Grainger!), or put on hold (Please come back soon, Dina! Ravi who?), pending new castings and such. I appreciate comings and goings in daytime drama, but hope Mr. Young & Company continue to stay true to history and legacy characters. In recent days, there was a lovely exchange between Sharon and Chelsea about their shared pasts with Newman men. And I am so in love with Sharon again. Maybe she can become the beacon of hope and strength every show needs. I… Read more »

Celia
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Celia

I have always loved Sharon, Iakovos…..she is the only actress/character who has taken multiple beatingsvand bounced back, each and every time…..without rancor. Sharon Case is a true professional. Well, as far as Nick? I do admire his philanthropic heart, albeit I’d like to see him hands-on, instead of merely talking about it….yes, a noble cause, indeed….I was just tired of tool belts in his jockeys and the constant kissy-poos with Chelsea. I silently mocked him when Nick said he was going to tackle the new, improved bathroom…now, I see where TPTB were going with this ‘project’…..the infamous money in the… Read more »

k/kay
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k/kay

Poor JM/Nick he is either mad and storming around or having sex with someone surely we can find something for him to do? These casting calls are for Kyle & maybe a new Summer ugh. I am hoping the other one is for Olivia Hastings grown son I think his name was Nathan. MY still is going at too fast of a pace for me can’t keep up and Ashley has become snarky to the point I can’t watch her she obviously needs a love interest she is wrapped way too tight.

Celia
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Celia

@K/kay,
Too funny, Kay, my friend….maybe, just maybe, when Chelsea leaves, for parts unknown, yet; Nick will have more structure and escape from this fantasy world TPTB have created for him.
The only purpose he has, as I see it, is giving the bathroom a makeover…and, of course, the ’cause’. But, Kay, as I said, the writers need to give this ’cause’ feet and a mouth—Nick needs to give it life.
Then, there’s Sharon…waiting….waiting….

James R. Poissant
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James R. Poissant

Let’s get Mila Kunis to play Claire.

Celia
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Celia

LOL, James…Mila is no 20-year-old…..about fifteen years too old….but, it’s a soap, my friend—-no age limit. Everything goes?

James R. Poissant
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James R. Poissant

Wow—i thought she was younger. Shows what I know!!!

Celia
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Celia

Oh, no worries, James…..Mila does look twenty, LOL…soooo…….

Damien
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Damien

For the black4 male Don…either bring back Tyler with the gorgoeus Redaric Williams to befriend Lily again and that way his sister Leslie can pop in too and maybe mix it up with Neil again. Or …finally bring back legacy character Nate jr so he can mingle with Hilary and continue the devon triangle. Also Olivia his mom is sorely missed as the barber sisters were huge for y n r fans in the 90s. Please stop adding dedacto new characters with no ties to the rich history of genoa city.

Mr. X
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Mr. X

Amen Damien

Celia
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Celia

Definitely Robert Scott Wilson in the role of Caleb? This guy is soooo hot—how can any girl/woman or man, not drool????? More importantly he is sooo talented—he can play the best ‘bud’, lover, son, the best in any role…….AND, the worst baddie. “Petey” can bring it !! LOL. I only hope that whoever Caleb is, will not get ‘hooked’ up, un, deux, trois. I can’t think of any ‘Elle’ to fit the role…..she sounds perfect for Ravi…..make this poor guy be young, have fun and live life….massive jump from Ashley….give him a break, PTB. Don….Hmmmm….Charles Divins ( Passions’ Chad) sounds… Read more »

Soaphound
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Soaphound

Totally in the Robert SW camp, Celia. The guy is gorgeous beyond belief AND can act. As for ANY other add-on, I recommend: NO ONE. Enough already. In the last 6 months, we’ve had to put up with sleazy Zack, Tessa’s “couldn’t pass high-school drama” sister, and the egregious Graham. Give us a break!

Celia
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Celia

Oh, yeah, Soaphound…..number 1 for sure–runner up? Ryan Paevey could come on over to Y&R. But, I’m sure he has other plans….

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

Celia, I am definitely on board with your ideas for Robert Scott Wilson, that is, your ideas elaborated here… 🙂

Celia
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Celia

He’s the whole package, James…..no pun intended….LOL…. forgive moi ??

Chrystie_Delancey
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Chrystie_Delancey

Robert Scott Wilson really proved his acting chops when they moved him from “aw, shucks” goodie two shoes to psycho. He would be good somewhere in the middle like a corporate raider type that has a tough exterior and no-holds-barred kind of attitude like Don Diamont as Bill Spencer on B&B. HOWEVER he is more sleazy like the oily bo hunk of Sixteen Candles. He just gives me the creeps. HaHa!

Celia
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Celia

Awww, shucks, Chrystie, LOL…..yeah, Scott, as Psycho Ben did give me the creeps, too….but, in the back of my head, I saw him as “Petey Cortlandt”.
Ben didn’t start out as a feral maniac….TPTB decided to use their typically bizzare moves for convenience sake….as they did for both Andres: ( GH and Days)…. and, of course, our beloved Genie Francis…..
I never like Don Diamont as Brad Carlton…he, actually, did give me the creeps, LOL.

Alan
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Alan

I’d like to see the show not hire any more actors until they come up with some actual storylines for the actors they already have. When are the soaps ever going to learn that you can hire whoever you want but if you don’t have long-term story in place it doesn’t matter one bit…?

boes
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boes

Well said, and so true of Y&R now that Mal is also writing the show. I don’t even know who the characters are supposed to be from one day to the next anymore.

Carolyn
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Carolyn

I agree 100%

JK
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JK

THANK YOU ALAN……..WELL SAID!

Kevin C
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Kevin C

Like all the other’s feel Alan, very well said and I agree 100%…I wish Mal Young would wake up and understand that…I think he is making Y&R like a nighttime drama and do stories that move and no investment in characters and like you mentioned long-term story…

Chrystie_Delancey
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Chrystie_Delancey

I actually would like to see the newbies that are really not gelling tossed in favor of bringing back some of the oldies like Nina and Phillip and Chance. They really had potential there and I know Thom Bierdz really wanted to come back.

I know Michael Graziadei is busy, but I would love to see Daniel come back with his daughter.

Tani Sterling
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Tani Sterling

Like these thoughts!

boes
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boes

I suggest Topo Gigio with rabies to play Kyle – the little rat.

Phyllis Fontaine DeMarco
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Phyllis Fontaine DeMarco

What is the status of Kristoff? I know he was having personal problems, but that was months ago? I hope he is alright-is he still on the show or what is going on-does anyone know? Is Tessa sleeping on the couch in the Hamilton Winters office since being kicked to the curb by her boyfriend? I was really liking what Mal was doing-and also giving him big hopeful benefit of doubt-but lately some things seem stupid and leaves me wondering. I do kind of like the beginning -previously on YR-as it seems to focus me right in on what is… Read more »

Kevin C
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Kevin C

I notice that Kristoff is still listed on contract actor on the credits, just going to take time and he will return…

Celia
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Celia

I think thst Kristoff is still mourning the loss of his son, Phyllis….. takes a very long time to get back among the living, albeit the pain never goes away.
He was back for a while, but, perhaps, ‘his’ time was not enough.

Fanny
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Fanny

@CeeCee UR right Sweets….everyone mourns at their own pace, there Isn’t a right or a wrong way to heal….however you do need time. I sincerely hope Kristoff returns to the show… He is missed. Speaking of which I’m not getting enough Victor of late… Mal Y. should be concerned about writing for his beloved characters. Giving them more interesting storylines to sink their teeth into…Nick needs a challenging career overhaul, Billy needs focus, Jack needs to STOP biting his lower lip… Abbey has to start acting her age, Mattie is more mature 4 goodness sake…. I like Victoria’s Ex, he’s… Read more »

Fanny
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Fanny

P.S. That should keep the writing team busy for a while ‼️‼️

Celia
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Celia

@Fanny, Hi, my lady, Fanny, As you know, my boy went to heaven to play with the angels five years ago….he would have been turning six soon….I am crying as I type this….. The pain never goes away—some days are better than others….we just pick ourselves up for the sake of the family’s wellbeing, and our own health….I come from good stock, Fanny, but I am a mother first, and it hurts!!….I have a most supportive husband who puts my life and that of our our kids’ lives before his, lots of family, my children, friends….coming here helps, as well….… Read more »

Chrystie_Delancey
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Chrystie_Delancey

Having my own mental health struggles last year due to my thyroid, I have a new understand and appreciation for those that are afflicted. I am sure the holidays were not easy and especially after the holidays.

He is a beautiful man and an incredibly talented actor so I hope that Sony gives him the time he needs to make progress. There will always be set backs, but that can be minimized if given the time and distance one needs to find themselves.

Celia
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Celia

Sorry to hear that, Chrystie……we have all suffered through something……sometimes, I had to struggle for my next breath, in my dark days, Chrystie….two songs described my emotional state when Imlost my little boy…..”Ashes”, by Lily Kershaw; and “Painted Black” by the Stones…. I thank God for my not succumbing to depression or “losing it”….I am woman; I am strong!! Nevertheless, mental health is not something one throws in someone’s face. This is why I was so upset, tonight, after watching GH. I cannot believe the writers…..Carly ‘slapping’ Nelle with ” I know about your past mental issues and having been… Read more »

eventsdiva28
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eventsdiva28

Kristoff is planning to make an announcement soon, his ex wife said it on Twitter earlier today.

TDO
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TDO

So, we’re still pretending that “Claire” isn’t Summer and “Caleb” isn’t Kyle?

Okay.

Soaphound
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Soaphound

Probably right, TDO. I never understood why they let go of Blake Hood as the first SORASED Kyle. He was handsome, sharp, and quirky. As for Summer returning, I can only say, “pass the flask”.

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

I have a feeling, that the new teen, mentioned might be a SORASED Faith.

randy spring
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randy spring

i never ever got that casting error of letting blake hood go thought he was amazing as kyle.but shouldnt surprise me they let genie francis go as genevieve..

Iakovos
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Iakovos

Good points. Maybe this time, Kyle Abbot can be used to maximum effectiveness. Jack deserves a son with whom he can connect.

A Summer redo is welcomed. I did not care for the characters during previous producing/writing ‘regimes.’ If Phyllis can get a massive overhaul and we buy it, so can her daughter.

Harry
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Harry

I keep saying recast Summer and have come come back from England with a British accent. After all, if Madonna and Lyndsey Lohan can come back from England after spending two weeks there, why can’t Summer?
Then, she bumps into Ravi (literally) and a lovely young romance commences.

Celia
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Celia

I like that, Iakovos….Kyle may give Jack’ s perception on life, professionally and personally, a new, more positive direction.
I, also, like Violet’s idea of sorasing Faith…..I had a smidgen of a thought of Faith and Reed—then I realized they’re cousins, LOL…..how about Charlie? Too young?
Could the writers be thinking of sorasing Moses? Is he older than the twins?—-not that it matters in soapland.

Barbara from Atlanta
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Barbara from Atlanta

“a 20-something to play the contract role of Claire, who is described as “fierce, clever, unapologetically ambitious, and possesses a keen intuition that drives getting what, and who, she wants.”

There is ONLY one clear choice for the part of this 20-something………………..

JOAN COLLINS

Ric
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Ric

That’s a good one

JustSaying
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JustSaying

And why not? If not her, then Susan Lucci.

Celia
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Celia

Oh, my gosh, Barbara….had a good laugh…I needed that!!!! Hilarious.

Chrystie_Delancey
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Chrystie_Delancey

Sounds like Claire from DOOL. (smh)

Patrick
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Patrick

“could” that 30-40 year old African American … be

a recast of Devon – bells and whistles

Chrystie_Delancey
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Chrystie_Delancey

Yeah, ever since he cheated on Tatyana Ali (Roxie) with his father’s girlfriend…

They should have had the Fresh Prince come and knock him around a bit.

And they never, ever should have put Hilary with Neil knowing full well they meant to have her and Devon together. That was just horrible and painted the character in a corner. It is time for him to act like Catherine’s grandson and become a leading man.

Karen R
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Karen R

How about Kristen Alderson as Claire.

Fanny
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Fanny

Fantastic idea!

Chrystie-Delancey
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Chrystie-Delancey

Just get rid of Tessa.

Olivia
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Olivia

Teagan Sirset for Claire

Pjc722
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Pjc722

The 20-30 yr old male sounds like Kyle. We need to understand why he voted against his dad.

Another sounds like yet another love interest for noah. Cut this guy get a break. Or its a love interest for Mariah. Sadly mariah is the same description so i hope if for her its not diluting her spunk.

Could the Don guy either be for Hillary or i would hope Lily. I truly want Cane away from Lily and i think Hillary could be a great connection for Cane n bring spark to stories.

An

dante williams
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dante williams

I would agree with Hillary and Cane if it didn’t involve re-writing history, because Hillary has spent the bulk of her time on the show up until recently being the main nemesis of the Winter’s family, despite at several points being married to Devon and Neil. It was bad enough when tptb ‘forgot’ that Chelsea drugged and raped Billy, and now they’re great friends when that would never happen the other way around, and on top of that no longer mentioning that Chelsea gave up a child for Billy and Victoria to adopt. Noah needs either someone that gels with… Read more »

Chrystie_Delancey
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Chrystie_Delancey

Hilary has so much potential now that she is coming out of her conniving witch days. She could be a very big powerhouse female lead like Drucilla used to be. I would definitely welcome her with Cane because Cane and Lily are just milk toast. If Cane and Lily are not having marital problems then all they ever do is have them get a room at the Athletic Club. It’s time to realize there really is nothing left for this couple and to move on. Cane was never more fun as when he was paired with feisty Amber. He really… Read more »

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

I have always felt that Noah and Mariah had chemistry, too bad they are brother and sister.

dante williams
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dante williams

I really hope these are either new legacy characters or have strong enough ties to the canvas to be relevant, and not waste the fans time, and hogs up the screen. I would think by now that new regimes would see the huge mistake every other regime has made, with just force-fed glorified day players that are just used more often, when we could delve into Ravi’s background, and show more of Gloria like they’ve been doing with Tracy, which was a great idea and a no-brainer since she strengthens the Abbott family along with being the moral center and… Read more »

Kevin C
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Kevin C

Well said Dante, Loved JT, Colleen, Mac, Brittany and Raul…those were the days.

Barbara from Atlanta
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Barbara from Atlanta

I agree with this. I think a large problem is the writers have spent NO time on character development — we know nothing about them and they have no interesting personality. Some of the casting also seems to be based on physical beauty alone with no consideration of their screen “presence.” Looks alone generally won’t cut it. For example, the actors playing Abby and Noah are nice looking but they are as bland as can be. It is a HUGE missed opportunity that these legacy characters are such “blank slates” — There is nothing about either actor that makes me… Read more »

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

When Neil comes back, he should have a new love life. I loved his wife, before Hillary, Karen, played by Nia Peoples. They were so good together, and hopefully a new Malcolm, instead of the Don’t guy, they are probably getting to be Hillary’s baby daddy. That SL is boring, and it really hasn’t started yet. Who cares if Hillary has a baby? The woman loves herself so much, where will she ever find a little left over, for a poor baby? Totally sick of Devon and his cow eyes, drooling, every time they are together. Bad enough having to… Read more »

Barbara from Atlanta
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Barbara from Atlanta

I liked Nia Peebles as well. I’d love to see her return to the show. However, I’d prefer if Karen became involved with other characters (I wouldn’t mind seeing her paired with Jack) rather than be stuck with the Winters clan. IMO, the writers should get RID of them all (Devon, Lily, Cane and those twins), keep Neil, and bring in the other relatives — Olivia, Nat Jr., and Aunt Mamie. Where exactly are they?

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

@ Barbara from Atlanta. Thanks for responding, despite all my spelling errors. They used to let us edit, but now are stuck with our mistakes, unless we make another comment, with the correction. I agree with getting rid of the Ashbys, although I don’t mind Devon, but not with Hillary. About Mamie, she must be quite elderly, as she was older than John, I think. I did not care for Dru, but did like Olivia. New SLs coming up look pretty good, especially this thing with Chelsea. Some people don’t like spoilers, so I won’t give away, what I’ve read.

Timmm
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Timmm

Recast Adam, Chelsea, Billy, Phyllis Kyle and Reed, cut Devon, Tessa and Ravi.

Barbara from Atlanta
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Barbara from Atlanta

Ever since the character has been on the show, I have HATED Cane. There is NOTHING interesting about this boring grifter who has only LIED the entire time that he’s been there. Yet, the parade of writers have worked their darndest to make this guy a main character. They have given this character plot after plot focused on him —- somehow connected to Phillip Chancellor; mob father; unhinged mother; sexual target of Amber; businessman; etc. And still, he remains an uninteresting character that, maddeningly, other folks fawn all over him (the scenes with Jill cooing at him are nearly unwatchable).… Read more »

Enrique Victor Buenrostro
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Enrique Victor Buenrostro

Two of these casting calls sound like Kyle Abbott and Summer Newman.

Hope Garner
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Hope Garner

Chelsea is a very good actress, who is very important to us
The show is a part of our lives and we want her to stay, or at least brought back soon to stay
Thank u

Denise
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Denise

I did not know that Chelsea was leaving the show. I can seem to get into her and Nick relationship, she was good with Adam. she could be herself, with Nick she can’t. IF she leave will the truth come out about Kristen and Adam being his father. If Nick and Sharon get back together they will raise him as their son and the truth will not come out. There are so many lies, the truth needs to come out about a lot of issues on the soaps. Bring back Ben (the doctor) he and Ashley had a wonderful connection,… Read more »

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Days of our Lives fans from all the United States and abroad are counting down till this Saturday, November 21st for the first-ever Day of Days virtual fan event.

The annual NBC fanfest usually held live is this year adapting to the changes and challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic, and thus the network along with the iconic 55-year-old soap opera are offering a free online event with a brand new event site to engage with and watch content throughout the entire day.

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Simply log on to DayofDays2020.com to watch … and follow along for show information on the official Days of our Lives social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as well.   Below is a breakdown by day-part of what fans can expect.

 

 

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The festivities kick-off at 10 am EST/7 am PST.  The cast will appear in various Q&A sessions where they will banter with each other and answer some of your burning questions, plus there will be quizzes and trivia challenges; a virtual behind-the-scenes set tour with an exclusive look at Salem in 2020; “at-home” content with cast members; and much more.

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Look for the following to participate in the day-long celebration: Deidre Hall, Drake Hogestyn, Brandon Barash, Robert Scott Wilson, Lauren Koslow, Josh Taylor, Marci Miller, Billy Flynn, Emily O’Brien, Cady McClain, Matthew Ashford, Judi Evans, Wally Kurth, Mary Beth Evans, Stephen Nichols, James Reynolds, Sal Stowers, Lamon Archey, Nadia Bjorlin, Mike Manning, Paul Telfer, Linsey Godfrey, Camila Banus, Isabel Durant, Lindsay Arnold, Bill Hayes, Susan Seaforth Hayes, Eric Martsolf, Arianne Zucker, Stacy Haiduk, Brandon Beemer, Martha Madison, John Aniston, Jay Kenneth Johnson, Lucas Adams, Suzanne Rogers, Galen Gering, Tamara Braun, and Bryan Dattilo.

So, are you excited to watch Day of Days 2020 direct from your homes? Comment below.

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Tracy Quartermaine is coming home for the holidays when Daytime Emmy-winner and enduring fan favorite, Jane Elliot reprises her signature role on General Hospital.

According to the very latest Soap Opera Digest, look for Monica (Leslie Charleson) to summon Tracy back to Port Charles to deal with the trouble Tracy’s son, Ned (Wally Kurth) is finding himself in.

How will Tracy’s return effect what’s been going down with ELQ?  Stay tuned.

Elliot, was last seen on the show in 2019 during holiday time, after she had exited the series for her retirement back in 2017.  Jane began portraying the one and only Tracy back in 1978

During her last visit, Jane also participated in the GH version of A Christmas Carol, which was one of GH’s Emmy-nominated drama episodes in the running for the Outstanding Drama Series prize this past June.

So, excited to see Jane back on your screens very shortly? Comment below.

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Ryan Phillippe Opens Up About How Parents Shunned Him For Taking On Gay Role On One Life to Live & Part In ‘Cruel Intentions’

Ryan Phillippe has been in the entertainment news cycle this week. First, for the shocking premiere episode of Big Sky in which he is/was headlining (read more about that here) and also about his very candid remarks on the KFC Podcast.

During his interview (which you can watch the remarks below), Ryan shared that because of his religious upbringing his parents shunned him, most especially after his role in the comedy Cruel Intentions.

However, it all started when Phillippe first landed on our TV screens as the young Billy Douglas on One Life to Live – Billy was the first gay teenager ever portrayed on a daytime soap opera, and to this day this storyline remains one of the most groundbreaking for the genre.

 

In the conversation with the KFC Podcast, Ryan expressed:  “I’d grown up going to Baptist school, Christian school, and stuff. My first role ever, though, coming out of the Christian school when I was a senior in high school, I played the first gay character on a soap opera … the first gay teenager, ever. So I was shunned at that point, so they were already out of the picture.”

Then at 23, Ryan’s big follow-up role also sat badly with his religions parents when he landed in the 1999 film, Cruel Intentions in the role of Sebastian Valmont,  The film also starred former All My Children star, Sarah Michelle Gellar (Ex-Kendall) as well.  The cult movie featured a kiss between Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair; while Joshua Jackson played a gay role.  Phillippe was remembered for a nude scene and his character kissing his stepsister in the film.

Phillippe shared he would love to return to a role in the vein of Sebastian. “I’ve still never played a character like that since.  I’m dabbling in comedies here and there, I’m doing a lot of comedy stuff.  But I want to get back to playing a character like Sebastian in Cruel Intentions. It was just so fun to be so flippant and theatrical.”

Check out the podcast conversation below, followed by the key scenes where Billy tells his parents he is gay from One Life to Live. 

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