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What Well-Known Actress Should Be Cast In The Role Of Summer On Days of our Lives?

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Days of our Lives is bringing in what is said to be a short-term, but on contract actress to play a the new role of Summer, according to Soap Opera Digest on Tuesday.

Summer is described as a “passionate loner who has been in and out of institutions and is a small-time thief.”

The NBC soap opera now heading towards it’s 50th anniversary in November is seeking experienced actors only, names preferred, to begin taping at the end of August.

OK, put your casting director hats on! Who would you suggest to play this part from a well-known actress from primetime or daytime television?  Give us your picks in the comment section below!

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Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

The actress who played the last Jessica on OLTL???…just hope she wont be stealing elephants…lol

Jeremy
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Jeremy

So, SOD describes Summer as being in her early 40s.

What about Jessica Collins? She’s 44.

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

Bree is 36…a few years shouldnt be a problem???

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

Well, how about Brooke Sheilds???

Bjtripp2
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Bjtripp2

Great choice

Llanviewer717
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Llanviewer717

Jimh – The Bree Williamson was the last actress to play Jessica Buchanan on OLTL. She did a wonderful job. I agree she would be a great choice for this Days role.

Sandra
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Sandra

Kristen Alderson

Evan
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Evan

No no. bad choice, the girl can not act.

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

Sorry, but you lost me at the character’s description. Talk about cheesy…

Stephanie
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Stephanie

Florencia Lozano? Martha Byrne? Beth Ehlers?

boes
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boes

All excellent choices. I’d really love to see Lozano or Byrnes again.

blake
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blake

Beth Ehlers definitely!

Joel
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Joel

Kimberlin Brown. Bobbie Eakes. Barbara Crampton. Melissa Hayden.

James R. Poissant
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James R. Poissant

I like your suggestion of Kimberlin Brown—it doesn’t seem like she will be back as Sheila on the CBS soaps and she can play looney better than anyone—here’s hoping!!!

Karen backer
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Karen backer

No pls do not I cannot tolerate her.

Aden
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Aden

Lol. Some of those broads are 20 years apart bro!

Joel
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Joel

Hayden is in her 40’s. All the former B&B broads are in their 50’s.

scott
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scott

Andrea evans

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

Michelle Stafford!

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!…Days is starting to get better…dont ruin it!!!

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

LOL, Jimh! I’ve decided to wish for Julia Roberts whom was suggested by Greg. Jennifer Aniston would be good too!

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

Now that she has been mentioned i just bet Jennifer Aniston will get the part and will be in scenes with her dad John…as Victor i can see him catching her stealing something from the K mansion and Victor remarking something like, ‘Where is your father? Have you had no proper upbringing?’ she replies, ‘You remind me of him’…she could turn out to even be his long lost daughter or maybe she kidnaps Brady and Theresa’s baby???

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

Yes, Jimh!

And her character can put Tate on the black market where he is eventually adopted by a character played by Brooke Shields (she played a rabid DAYS fan on ‘Friends’)!

louisa
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louisa

Robin Strasser!! She needs to be on Days some way, some how.

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

As Lee Dumonde…

Rob
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Rob

Take Summer from the Young and the restless, Ill start a crowd funding campaign

Harry
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Harry

I will be your co chair, Rob!

boes
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boes

If you do, I’ll start a counter-campaign.
Maybe we can dump her on GH? Show can’t get any worse.

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

Ew…that would be like having two Kiki’s!!!

Chrystie Delancey
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Chrystie Delancey

Only if she is the FIRST victim of this Salem killer!

Michael
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Michael

Lindsay Hartley, Alicia Minshew, Liza Huber, Bree Williamson, Emily Vancamp…

Jason W
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Jason W

Victoria Rowell!

Beth
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Beth

Alicia Minshew. She’s said she grew up watching DOOL and she has friends in the cast. Plus she lives in NY and probably wouldn’t want to do a long term contract on a west coast soap.

Kathy H
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Kathy H

Kimberlin Brown would be good! She’s missed in daytime!

PGP
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PGP

Beth Chamberlin, Fiona Hutchinson or Beth Ehlers! Of course of they could also make Carly have a twin and bring Crystal Chapell back!

blake
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blake

I said the same thing that it should be Fiona Hutchinson since she played a thief so well on Guiding Light! But I would be happy with Beth Ehlers and Beth Chamberlain also.

Greg
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Greg

Well since it’s the 50th and she is a major super-fan I would love to see them cast Julia Roberts in this role.

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

I love your idea!

TMJ
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TMJ

Cady McLain or Alicia Leigh Willis

Tom Jenkins
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Tom Jenkins

Jessica Lange.

MJ100
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MJ100

Knowing what age range would help. My guess is another youngin’…but the article didn’t say.

Tim
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Tim

The SOD article says early 40s

sheryl
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sheryl

Farrah fath Bree Williams

Harry
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Harry

Gary Busey

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

Caitlyn Jenner!!!

blake
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blake

They want a woman, not a woman wannabe.

Kat Hilderbrand
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Kat Hilderbrand

Martha Byrne, Beth Ehlers, Jennifer Landon, Cady McClain, or Noelle Beck would be great! And sometimes short term roles turn into long term ones! It happens all the time.

Llanviewer717
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Llanviewer717

Either Bree Williamson, age 35, or Florencia Lozano, age 45, would be great. Both did outstanding work on OLTL. It would be great to see Florencia and Kassie DePaiva work together again.

Andrea
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Andrea

Susan Haskell, who played Marty on OLTL, could do this role. She’s good at the troubled outcast looking for attention.

Llanviewer717
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Llanviewer717

Yes!!!!!!!!!!! That is a wonderful suggestion. Susan is absolutely terrific. I miss her so much.

Reagan
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Reagan

Love and miss Susan!!

damien
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damien

i really miss the second colleen on y n r – Adrienne Leonne, not sure why she was recast with the last one. I really miss her colleen and jt on y n r… maybe days could cast her as summer. She plays tough really well! i could picture her and Shawn D really hot together!

Bjtripp2
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Bjtripp2

Bree Williamson sounds perfect for the casting breakdown except that she’s a bit too young.

Reagan
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Reagan

If the age was right, I would say Debbie Morgan as the show NEEDS ethnicity. Also immediately thought of Brianna Brown (GH, Devious Maids) as she’s great at playing bad. She just signed on to a new pilot, so don’t know if she would do a short term role or if the pilot will take all her time.

Scott (ATWT Fan)
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Scott (ATWT Fan)

People seem to ignore that the breakdown called for someone in their 40’s. She may be a bit too old in the age bracket they are looking for, but what about Cady McClain? I think she’d be fantastic in the role and would kill to see her back on daytime! She should be working on a soap opera that is going to use her talents for all they are worth!

Mary SF
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Mary SF

Okay, I might be in minority here but I don’t think this is good news. All these actress being named are wonderful, but the gig is short term, I think they all deserve longer contracts if any of them are chosen. To me it is insulting to offer an experienced day time actress a part only to capitalized on their name and then tossed them to the curb when they don’t their bit to hike ratings during no doubt will be a sweeps period. This is basically stunt casting which really doesn’t add anything to the show– if this character… Read more »

Gia
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Gia

McKenzie Westmore

Tom Jenkins
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Tom Jenkins

How about Patty Duke – she’s young at heart and started acting was she was about seven years old. She deserves a consideration.

blake
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blake

How about Fiona Hutchinson since was delicious playing a jewel thief on Guiding Light?

Chrystie Delancey
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Chrystie Delancey

“Summer,” really? Y&R already has a (dreadful) character named Summer.

Are there no more names available?! Talk about your lack of imagination. I am disappointed in you, Sony, but that doesn’t surprise me when you put out one movie called PASSENGERS and then a few years later you do it again, but with a completely different plot.

Sony what has happened to you? You are better than this!

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

They often use a different name in the casting call than the actual name of the character.

Chrystie Delancey
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Chrystie Delancey

Let’s hope. 🙂

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DAYS Alum Molly Burnett Promoted To Series Regular on ‘Queen of the South’

Wanna know where you can find Salem’s Melanie Layton, sorta?  You can watch her killing it on USA’s drama Queen of the South.  That”s where former Days of our Lives star, Molly Burnett has just been upped to series regular for the show’s upcoming fifth season.

According to Deadline who broke the news, Burnett will continue to play her complex and delicious role of Kelly Anne.

Soap fans Molly as Melanie on DAYS from 2008-2016 and when she stepped into play the role of Maxie Jones for Kirsten Storms on General Hospital in 2016.

Queen of the South is based on the bestselling book La Reina del Sur by Arturo Pérez-Reverte. It tells the story of Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga), a woman who is forced to run from the Mexican cartel and seek refuge in America.

Burnett’s Kelly Anne is a frequent member of Teresa’s drug operation, has already killed her abusive husband, was an informant, and had a cocaine habit.  When viewers last saw Kelly Anne she was finding her sobriety and her way back into the Teresa’s operations in New Orleans.

Since exiting Days in 2014, Burnett has also been seen on  CSI: Cyber, Relationship Status and True Blood. 

So intrigued to watch Molly on Queen of the South? Comment below.

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Days of our Lives Returns To Production After Temporary Halt Amid COVID-19

UPDATED:  According to Deadline  the cast and crew of NBC’s Days of our Lives will actually be returning tomorrow, October 20th to begin taping ahead of schedule after a positive Covid-19 test shut production down originally scheduled for two weeks.

The outlet cited, “Following a thorough investigation including contact tracing, quarantines, testing, and a deep cleaning of the studio, the health and safety experts at Days of our Lives have determined that it was safe to return to production before the end of the two-week period. As a result, the show will be back on set tomorrow Oct 20.”

The word of the early return initially got out Monday, although at that time unconfirmed by the show, apparently, via a posting by Lauren Koslow on her Instagram account where she is pictured in a Kate Roberts outfit in her dressing room.

Koslow shared: “Stepping into Monday in alice + olivia black velvet,” She also tagged the post #dressingroomselfie and the words. “Stay strong.”

She also added a quote from poet Maya Angelou: “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”

So, happy to hear it seems like DAYS is back … once again? Comment below!

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Kristian Alfonso Bids Farewell to DAYS as Final Episode Airs Today Sharing; “Thank YOU From The Bottom Of My Heart For Welcoming Me Into Your Homes All Of These Years”

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020 marks the final appearance of Kristian Alfonso’s iconic run as Hope Williams on NBC’s Days of our Lives, a role she played on and off for more than 37 years.  Make no mistake about it, Alfonso was a staple of Salem and the DAYS family since she made her debut back in 1983.

However, over the summer viewers learned she would not be returning to the show when the series began production again in September, after she was told they were planning on resting the character of Hope for five months or so.  A decision that prompted Kristian to make a decision to leave the show for good and start a new chapter in her life.

To celebrate her run and to say a thank you to everyone at the show and her enduring fans, Kristian posted a video on her Instagram account of some backstage moments through the years to the tune of “I’ve Had The Time Of My Life”.  She accompanied her post with these words of thanks to everyone that has been by her side every step of the way:  “Being today is my last airshow, I wanted to share some of my favorite memories onset & behind the scenes I hope you enjoy it.  Thank YOU from the bottom of my heart for welcoming me into your homes all of these years.  And making me a part of your lives #xoxo ❤️  Thank you Ken & @nbcuniversal @nbc for a #beautiful #ride . #❤️ #😘”

 

So, are you sad that Kristina will be gone for DAYS on-screen after today?  Share your thoughts om this, her final airdate, via the comment section below.

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