A General Hospital star is heading to primetime…A Days of our Lives actress says goodbye for now…And a Bold and the Beautiful vet reminisces about some special past co-stars…Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.
General Hospital: A Killer Role
Nicholas Alexander Chavez (Spencer Cassadine, General Hospital) is heading to primetime. He’s set to play Lyle Menendez in the next installment of the Ryan Murphy series Monster.
GH’s Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos) shared a sweet family moment via Instagram. Check out the actor introducing his granddaughter, TT, to her new baby brother, Milo.
Meanwhile, on his video podcast State of Mind, Benard interviewed Jillian Rossi, a singer/songwriter with over 1.2 million monthly followers on Spotify. Among the topics discussed were one of her early viral hits, “So What?!,” and how a friend’s bout with mental health and her own struggle with anxiety inspired it.
After Parry Shen (Brad Cooper) told GH producer Frank Valentini that he and co-star Lydia Look (Selina Wu) both speak Cantonese, the honcho found a way to incorporate the language into a recent scene. The actors shared how it all happened during a Coastal Entertainment event.
An Imperfect Friendship
Maura West (Ava Cassadine, GH) weighed in on her character’s interesting friendship with Nina, despite their intense history. The actress explained the rationale behind it and what, specifically, made it easier.
Days of our Lives: Megan’s Last Stand
Miranda Wilson has wrapped up her stint as Megan DiMera on Days of our Lives, the dastardly daughter of the late Stefano. The actress spoke to Soap Hub weekly news about her departure and how actor Joseph Mascolo was “constantly” on her mind during her Salem run.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Bold Talent
Alley Mills has worked with some stellar talent during her reign as Pam Douglas on The Bold and the Beautiful. She shared a story about two actresses, Susan Flannery and Betty White, who played her sister and mother.
Back to School
Jacob Young (ex-Rick Forrester, B&B) and Trent Garrett (ex-Asher Pike, AMC) have teamed up on a new venture. The duo are teaching high school students the art of filmmaking.
In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: Birthday Time
Which of your favorite soap stars are celebrating birthdays this month? Check out the Soap Hub weekly news list of the happy daytime revelers.