Major exits, possible returns and the scoop on two big recasts – via two exclusive interviews – were among the daytime highlights reported on. Here’s what you missed, courtesy of the Soap Hub Weekly News Brief.
Going, Going, Gone?
No sooner was General Hospital’s Nelle carted off to prison, then Chloe Lanier took to Twitter to give fans hope that her love-to-hate-her character isn’t dead and could be returning. Find out what she said.
Some of Lanier’s co-stars shared pix and messages to the talented actress, following her final day of taping… for now.
A rumor surfaced that Days of Our Lives’ Billy Flynn’s days at the NBC soap are numbered, along with exactly how he’ll being written off the soap.
Ray Wise caused trouble galore for Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) as Ian Ward on The Young Restless, before being sent off to The Big House. Is there a comeback in the cards for the menacing cult leader? Wise weighed in on the possibility.
Michael Easton took on Finn in a new interview. Particularly his thoughts on losing Hayden (Rebecca Budig) and their baby, as well as a potential scenario for her return that could mess with his new romance with Anna (Finola Hughes).
Two GH stars, whose onscreen significant others are gone and going, talked recast possibilities and more. Emme Rylan (Lulu) shared her thoughts on losing Dominic Zamprogna as TV hubby Dante and revealed the two things she’s opposed to at the moment.
Meanwhile, Elizabeth’s (Rebecca Herbst) eldest son Cameron was recast… again!
Projects, Tributes and Celebrations
Camila Banus, who wreaks havoc as Days’ Gabi, is moonlighting on another project far from LA.
Days’ Lamon Archey (Eli) posted a special tribute to women, including his fiancée, model/actress Mercedes Cornett, while co-star James Reynolds (Abe) celebrated a birthday.
Nichelle Nichols, who briefly appeared as Neil’s (Kristoff St. John) mother Lucinda on The Young and the Restless, has been diagnosed with moderate progressive dementia.
Eileen Davidson (Ashley, Y&R) gave fans a peek into the life of her pampered Wheaton Terrier, Charlotte.