Who’s coming and who’s going from Days of Our Lives? Are any favorite performers from yesteryear returning to the daytime drama, this week, or in the near future?
Have any new actors or actresses been cast on the show in contract, recurring or day player roles? Are any well-remembered stars from other soaps, past or present, about to join Days of Our Lives fold in surprise new parts? Here’s the latest casting news from the NBC soap.
The week of July 29, 2019
It’s been reported that Lucas Adams is being written off the soap as Tripp Dalton. Adams joined the cast in March of 2017 and is expected to air his final scenes in August.
Chrishell Hartley (formerly Stause) is heading back to the soap as Ben’s (Robert Scott Wilson) sister, Jordan Ridgeway, next month. The character was last seen in April when she begged Rafe (Galen Gering) to retrieve and take care of her baby son, David, while she was in a psychiatric ward. Word is Hartley will be back for an abbreviated stint.
Michael Hagiwara debuts as DiMera Enterprises board member Mr. Shin on Thursday, August 1. He’ll share pivotal scenes with Camila Banus’ Gabi, Brandon Barash’s Stefan and Arianne Zucker’s Nicole (really Kristen), as his character decides who to put in charge of the powerful company. Mr. Shin was originally portrayed by Donald Li, who debuted in the role back in 2014.
Shawn Kathryn Kane turns up as a bartender on Wednesday, July 31. Days of our Lives (DOOL) airs weekdays on NBC. Check your local listings for airtimes.