DAYS lands two Another World alums; big casting news as The Young and The Restless; and get to know General Hospital’s Jason, Spinelli, and Nikolas… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Opera News: AW Vets Headed to DAYS
Genoa City Bound
Some familiar faces will be popping back into Genoa City for the upcoming nuptials of Jordi Vilasuso’s Rey and Sharon Case’s Sharon on The Young and the Restless. Find out which actors are returning.
Plus, Empire’s Ptosha Storey and Younger’s Leigh-Ann Rose are joining the Genoa City fold, too. But who will they be playing?
Chatting with Steve and Bradford
Did you miss Soap Hub’s fireside chat with General Hospital stars Steve Burton (Jason) and Bradford Anderson (Spinelli)? You can watch the fun-filled conversation here.
In other Burton and Anderson news, the pair featured Marcus Coloma (Nikolas) on a 7 questions segment on their Youtube channel. Among other things they discussed inclue princesses and Chihuahuas.
Mom Speaks Out
Scott Clifton’s (Liam) mom, Faye Snyder, left him a hilarious voicemail after watching her son’s major mannequin mistake on The Bold and the Beautiful. You won’t want to miss this.
GH’s Josh Swickard (Chase) talked with Soap Hub about A California Christmas, the Netflix movie he’ll be starring in opposite his wife Lauren, who actually wrote the project. Meanwhile, Jen Lilley (ex-Theresa, Days) is set to appear in the Hallmark movie, Snowkissed.
Deidre Hall (Marlena, DAYS) unveiled her latest Westbrook Collection holiday cards. You can catch the whole thing on Instagram; plus, there’s a special message from his sister Andrea Hall (ex-Hattie), too.
Denise Richards (Shauna, BB) talked to Soap Hub about her role in the film Timecrafters: The Treasure of Pirate’s Cove. Also appearing in the
project is former Days star Patrick Muldoon (ex-Austin).
Justin Gaston, who recently subbed as Chance on Y&R, released the single Which for You. The song will be featured in the upcoming ION movie, The Christmas Sitters.
William deVry is about to wrap up his run as GH’s Julian Jerome. The actor posted a special goodbye to fans, noting that it had “been a pleasure entertaining” them.
COVID Hits GH Star
As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, the soap world continues to be affected. GH’s Briana Nicole Henry (Jordan) recently tested positive for COVID-19.
As YR approached its 12,000th milestone episode, more co-stars got to know each other better. There’s a fun video of mother/son team Jess Walton (Jill) and Jason Thompson (Billy) interviewing each other, while Tracey Bergman and Christian Jules Le Blanc, who play Lauren and Michael, took part in a revealing Twitter exchange.
Camila Banus (Gabi, DAYS) spent some downtime connecting with fans on Instagram. She answered an array of interesting questions about her decade on the soap.
A Good Cause
YR’s Michelle Stafford (Phyllis) and some friends got into the holiday spirit of giving. They purchased a slew of toys to be distributed to kids in need.
Using COVID protocols, Vanessa Marcil (ex-Brenda, GH) paid a visit to her mom for her birthday. And she chronicled the entire, heartwarming visit.
Marguerite Ray, who originated the role of the Abbotts’ beloved housekeeper, Mamie Johnson, on YR, has died. She was 89.
A Day in the Life
What’s a day in the workday life of GH’s Maurice Benard really like? The actor shared an Instagram video chronicling one of them, and you won’t want to miss it.
BB’s Don Diamont (Bill) shared some sweet thoughts about his son Luca, who recently celebrated a birthday. Meanwhile, Jennifer Finnigan (ex-Bridget) paid tribute to her late dad, Jack Finnigan. The Canadian radio announcer was recently honored on the CJAD 800 Wall Of Fame.