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Soap Opera Comings and Goings: All Your Latest Casting News

Who’s coming and who’s going from the casts of The Bold and the Beautiful (BB), Days of Our Lives (Days), General Hospital (GH), and The Young and the Restless (YR)?

Here’s a list of the top exit and entrance news from all four daytime dramas. Find out if any of your favorite performers from yesteryear are returning to the shows you follow, or if any new actors or actresses have been cast in contract, recurring, or day player roles. Here’s the latest casting news from all the soaps.

The week of December 14, 2020

Days of Our Lives

Jackée Harry, former star of primetime series 227 and Sister, Sister, is heading back to her daytime roots. The actress, who played Lily Mason on Another World from 1983 to 1986, has been cast in an undisclosed new role on Days of Our Lives.

On the Days return front, Thaao Penghlis and Leann Hunley are returning as Tony and Anna DiMera, while Will Utay pops up as Dr. Wilhelm Rolf on Friday, December 18.

General Hospital

Asante Jones assumes the role of General Hospital’s Marcus Taggert on Thursday, December 17. It’s a temporary assignment for the actor whose previous credits include guest spots on Shameless and Hawaii Five-0, and recurring roles on Scandal and Rosewood. Jones is filling in for Real Andrews, who has had to bow out for a few weeks for undisclosed reasons.

The Young and the Restless

The Young and the Restless has confirmed that both Jason Canela and Eva La Rue will be back as Arturo and Celeste Rosales to attend the month’s end wedding of Rey (Jordi Vilasuso) and Sharon (Sharon Case).

YR has also cast a pair of recurring roles. Leigh-Ann Rose is set to play Imani Benedict, while Ptoshi Storey will portray Naya Benedict. Rose previously appeared on the nighttime series Love Thy Neighbor and Younger. Storey held down the series regular role of Nancy Hallsen on BET’s The Oval and also recurred as Chyna on Empire. Both actresses begin airing later this month

Please note that air dates may be subject to change.

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