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Y&R Casting Contract Role of College Grad, Max! Could it be a SORAS'd Kyle or Someone Else?

The Young and the Restless is adding yet another character to the canvas, and this time its for the younger set!  According to CBS Soaps In Depth, “A casting call for the contract role of Max, who is returning to Genoa City after graduating from college. While he’s a clean-cut, all American good guy, Max seems to have it all, but carries a chip on his shoulder for certain people in his past. ”

Many are speculating that this sounds like Jack Abbott’s son, Kyle, who was last seen being shipped off the canvas for a Hockey Scholarship!  If it is Kyle, he would definitely be SORAS’d, and if it isn’t, who could this be?  Clearly, with the summer upon us the younger set is always featured.

Who do you think fits the bill for this casting call?  Let us know!

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Well he should be close in age to Abby and this would do that.

Maybe a son for Darnell Williams’ new character, Sarge?

Whomever it is, please, please, PLEASE do NOT let it be more family for Chelsea!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It wouldn’t be for Sarge. It’s something RETURNING to Genoa City.

Could it be another recasted Noah?

Another new character to add too the pack of newbies? Good grief. I’d rather they bring “clean-cut, all American good guy” Chance back.

Phillip Chancellor the IV is major legacy character, why isn’t he in town being groomed to run his grandfather’s company. We hear the name Chancellor all the time yet no real Chancellors (by blood) live in GC.

it would be a big leap if it was kyle especially with it being a college grad………i wold like it more if it was noah………..

Could be a recast if paul’s son Ricky or Noah

Could patti have possibly had a son during those years she was gone

How a about Scotty lauren’s son just in time to be a suspect in daisy’s revenge shooting?

They’re not recasting Ricky at all. Nor Noah. They tried Noah and it failed. Plus, Peter Porte is fine as Ricky. It’s either Scotty or Kyle.

Unrealistic if MAB does this for Kyle she should have done it right the first time. He is a yr older then Abby. I just scream this show is a Mess! How the morale can be anything but in the dumps is beyond me but still every actor from that show sings her praises I know they need a job. I would have more respect if they just would not discuss that woman who has the brain of a twelve year old and that is being generous!

Kyle? I hope not. The pre-adolescent kid left around Christmas 2011 and now we’re supposed to think he’s an adult? That’s quite a stretch. The new character may be Lauren’s kid, Scotty or the presumed dead Dylan (the baby Sheila wanted Lauren believe was hers). BTW, who is Jill’s biological mother? We know Neil Fenmore is her biological father. Attn: MAB this is good story material and no need for a bunch of newbies. Just saying.

Worse things have happening in the past concerning SORAS’ed characters. I mean, the guy playing Noah now played him as a teenager, then they SORAS’ed him again with someone new then brought the old actor back.

i think it micheal and lorin son

Do not SORAS Kyle, let the poor kid have some time alone without his mother.

Hopefully it’s just a recasted Fenmore, or something. But does this show really need more people? Ditch some cast and update the opener for once!

I am back in country after 10 years, I was able to watch young and restless and
catch up without any problem, it amazed me how a lot of the characters have
reformed do the writers not realize people have been following these characters for years I guess miracels are possible on soaps still it is hard to change my opinion of
some of the characters !!!!!!!!!

According to Hollywood Reporter…someone named Blake Hood will be playing the part of Kyle soon. Didn’t he just leave town as a teen? This guy looks like a 20 something actor. I have no idea who he is, but he was on 90210 re-dux. Didn’t they just wrap up the who killed Diane Jenkins so-called mystery…as if anyone really cared!

I LOVE Maura West, but quite frankly, she was screwed big time in that deal. Now the kid will be aged beyond belief. Should we wonder why the soaps ratings are so bad? Writing and Production that makes no sense. I am about to try the new/old General Hospital for a change. Maybe brining back characters viewers know and love and hopefully understand with the crazy writing/aging beyond belief going on in soaps these days will make sense.


Tom Arnold to Guest Star on The Bold and the Beautiful

The Bold and the Beautiful is adding a new pilot to its cast of characters to fly the Forresters overseas this summer to Monte Carlo, and it’s none other than Tom Arnold.

According to US Weekly, Arnold will appear in two upcoming episodes of the CBS soap opera airing at the end of July.  In story, Arnold will play the Forrester’s new pilot named Captain Deuce Stevens.

Arnold said of working with the B&B actors and crew, “It was great fun. People love The Bold and the Beautiful. The loyalty, the fans, the opinions … I started going online and listening to fans argue about certain things. It’s like sports.”

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In the scenes, Ridge (Thorsten Kaye), Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) and Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) head back overseas to relaunch the iconic, Brooke’s Bedroom fashion line for Forrester Creations.

One of the more hilarious behind the scenes moment Arnold shared, was with now two-time Daytime Emmy-winning actor, Thorsten Kaye: “I was in makeup and this guy comes in and goes, ‘Hey, can I get you anything?’ I go, ‘I don’t know, do you have Sugar Free Red Bull?’ This guy who I thought was the crew — he had a very hard handshake — was Thorsten. The rich, wealthy father.”

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As a preview of one of his scenes, Steffy will be running late to the flight and cannot locate her passport. Tom shared, “One thing that is true is you have a window to land at the airport. And if you mess around and you’re late, you will miss that (window). I like when there’s some reality to this stuff. It heightened the scene because Steffy forgot her passport.” Look for MacInnes Wood to pull off some “I Love Lucy-esque” moments.

Arnold added, “You expect (the drama) for a character, but it opens the doors for some hilarious stuff. It’s very funny because things are so dramatic that it lends itself to comedy.”

B&B is not Tom’s first foray into soaps, having previously appeared on General Hospital in the 90’s. He spoke on how he and ex-wife Roseanne Barr (who also appeared on GH as Jennifer Smith), were into daytime dramas, “Roseanne and I loved soap operas. (After I was on General Hospital), we ended up having all these folks on (Roseanne]) from the show, because soap operas are very good actors. They don’t mess around.”

Look for Arnold’s episodes to air on B&B on Tuesday, July 30th and Wednesday, July 31st.

So, what are your thoughts on Tom Arnold coming to B&B? What do you think of his respect for soap opera actors? Comment below.

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The Young and the Restless’ Michael Mealor Says of Summer/Kyle/Claire Storyline, “It’s Going to Get Nasty”

On CBS Daytime’s The Young and the Restless, Kyle (Michael Mealor) seems to be spending more time with Claire (Hayley Erin) much to the chagrin of Summer (Allison Lanier). All this has gone down since little Harrison was held captive along with Claire by Jordan (Colleen Zenk) and rhe

While Summer has told her concerns over and over to Kyle, that she doesn’t like Claire getting so close to the little boy, Kyle seems to be somewhat smitten with Claire, or is he?

Michael Fairman TV caught up with Michael Mealor on the red carpet at last week’s 51st annual Daytime Emmy Awards to get his thoughts on this possible love triangle, or as the popular Aretha Franklin tune says, “Who’s Zoomin Who?” Can anyone be trusted?

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Mealor revealed that coming up on Y&R between Summer, Claire and Kyle that, “It’s going to get nasty. I gotta say that. No one trusts anyone, which makes good TV.”

To that end, it looks like no one in the Abbott family trusts Kyle either, to which Mealor replied, “Jack (Peter Bergman) doesn’t trust Kyle. Summer doesn’t trust Kyle. Diane (Susan Walters) doesn’t trust Kyle. Claire may be the only one, and I (may) have her fooled.”

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Fans have been speculating that Claire isn’t the now “good’ girl she seems to be and that her psychotic tendencies may take over. Mealor says, “That’s a testament to Hayley (Erin) and how amazing she is because she plays this lovable character, but you just kind of go, something may be off here.”

Recently, Y&R aired the two-person episode featuring Kyle’s on-screen dad, Peter Bergman and Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki) where Jack tries to get Nikki to stop her bender and sober up, but ultimately loses his own sobriety and almost loses his life. Mealor shared he saw the unbelievable performances when it was being filmed.

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Michael expressed, “God, that’s such a fantastic episode. They showed up for that and they filmed that over two days –  split the episode in half. I was there on set shooting other scenes, but just watching them pour it out on the monitor. It was incredible.”

Watch our red carpet conversation with Michael Mealor below.

Now weigh-in; Do you think Claire will ultimately take to underhanded tactics to get Kyle and Harrison in her clutches and away from Summer? Let us know your theories via the comment section.

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Michele Val Jean Gives Update on Daytime’s Newest Soap: “The Team for ‘The Gates’ is Coming Together and It’s Fire”

CBS daytime’s newest soap opera, The Gates, is set to bow in January of 2025.  Until now, not much has been known of who else behind the scenes or in front of the camera might be coming on to the show.

However, The Gates writer, and co-executive producer, Michele Val Jean, shared an update on the series ,which has as its premise and epicenter, the story of a wealthy black family living in a gated community.

Now, Val Jean has taken to her Instagram account to share an update on the show.  Michele expressed, “You guys! The team for #TheGates is coming together and it’s 🔥🔥🔥. I couldn’t be happier. Exciting announcements coming soon. Stay tuned!”

Previously, Michele attended last weekend’s 51st Annual Daytime Emmy Award ceremony where she also shared on her IG, these sentiments: “Had a great time at the #daytimeemmys tonight. I so love this community of such colossally talented and genuinely nice people. I’m humbled to be adding to the legacy with ‘The Gates’. Shout out to my #boldandbeautiful peeps. You guys are the best.”

Val Jean has been a writer for The Bold & The Beautiful, Generations, Santa Barbara, General Hospital, and Port Charles throughout her daytime career, and she has won Daytime Emmys for her work on B&B and GH.

Now the question becomes, who would you like to see cast on ‘The Gates’? What kind of roles might be available? Who could be helping steer other creative elements behind the scenes? Stay tuned. Share your thoughts in the comment section below.


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