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)?
Soap Opera Casting
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.
It looks like William deVry has taped his final scenes as General Hospital’s Julian Jerome. The actor took to Instagram to share a photo of himself exiting the show’s studio for the last time on November 12, along with a goodbye message to executive producer Frank Valentini, Nancy Lee Grahn, who played his longtime love interest Alexis, and others, thanking everyone for all the love the last seven years.
Inga Cadranel, who last aired as Willow’s (Katelyn McCullen) mother in August, won’t be reprising her role as Harmony. The actress is currently filming another project in Toronto, which has impeded scheduling a GH return. Cadranel debuted as Harmony in February 2019.
Finola Hughes wrapped up her role as Anna’s evil twin, Alex Marick, on November 9, when the character tossed herself off the deck of The Haunted Star after being shot by Anna.
Meanwhile, there are a couple of big returns in the kiddie casting department. Theo and Erik Olson, who have been missing in action as Michael’s (Chad Duel) son, Wiley Corinthos, will be heading back to the soap to resume taping, pending the results of a COVID test. The tykes haven’t been on set since March.
The Bold and the Beautiful
Over at The Bold and the Beautiful Henry Joseph Samiri returns as Douglas Forrester, Thomas’s (Matthew Atkinson) son, on Tuesday, November 17. The young actor hasn’t been seen on screen since the soap resumed production, following the coronavirus shutdown.
Days of Our Lives
Remington Hoffman reappears as Li Shin, the son of longtime DiMera Enterprises board member Mr. Shin (Michael Hagiwara). The actor was last on the Salem scene back in August 2020 This time around he’ll share scenes with Billy Flynn’s Chad and Brandon Barash’s Jake.
Stacy Haiduk is back as the imprisoned Kristen DiMera on Tuesday, November 17, Eric Martsolf’s Brady pays a visit to his baby mama. Will Utay airs as Dr. Wilhelm Rolf on Wednesday, November 18. Look for the DiMera minion to receive another visit from Emily O’Brien’s Gwen.