General Hospital shocks viewers with double switcheroo… Days of our Lives star talks fatherhood… and a daytime legend passes away… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Port Charles Switcheroos
General Hospital fans were stunned when a new actor stepped in for Marcus Coloma as Nikolas Cassadine. Soap Hub checked in with actor Adam Huss about his Port Charles appearance and where fans can see him next.
Meanwhile, a new Wiley suddenly turned up on the soap, too. Parry Shen (Brad, GH) revealed the reason behind the 3-year-old twins Theo and Erik Olson’s departure from the role.
During a Fantasy Events Zoom gathering, GH’s Laura Wright answered lots of questions about her Port Charles alter ego, Carly Corinthos. Among the highlights, she discussed Carly and Jason’s (Steve Burton) relationship moving forward, now that Sonny’s (Maurice Benard) is back.
No one was happier about Lexi Ainsworth’s recent return to GH as Kristina Corinthos Davis than her TV mom, Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis). Grahn even had a suggestion for a scene she’d love to share with her “middle child.”
GH alumna Hayley Erin (ex-Kiki) is on an acting break, but for the best of reasons. She just gave birth to twins. Here’s everything we know about her adorable babies.
Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) posted a special tribute to his wife Paula on her recent birthday. Plus, he shared a sweet photo of the two of them from their early years together.
DAYS: EJ’s World
Dan Feuerriegel has been thoroughly enjoying playing Days of our Lives’ EJ DiMera, but there is one thing about the character that caught him off guard. He opened up about what it is in a recent interview.
Speaking of Feuerriegel, did you know that he’s an accomplished writer? His graphic novel, Fractured Shards, recently received two awards. Check out the details.
Big ‘Bold’ Beautiful News
Big news for Darin Brooks, who’s been simmering on the back burner as The Bold and the Beautiful’s Wyatt Spencer of late. The actor has landed a role in the streaming series Amber Brown and is currently filming on location in Utah.
Rena Sofer (Quinn, B&B) revealed her go-to activity when life gets a little too hectic for her. Find out what it is here.
Over at Y&R: Let’s Talk
Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe, The Young and the Restless) discussed her struggles with anxiety in the latest installment of Maurice Benard’s (Sonny, General Hospital) YouTube show, State of Mind. Meanwhile, her co-star Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki, Y&R) discussed her lengthy career in an in-depth interview with Pat Harvey, co-anchor at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles.
In Other Projects
Linsey Godfrey (ex-Sarah, DAYS) announced some big news about two of her pals. Kim Matula (ex-Hope, B&B) and Broadway star Carmen Cusak, the real-life wife of Days of our Lives’ Paul Telfer (Xander), are joining forces in a theatrical production of Designing Women.
Loss of a Legend
The daytime world is mourning the loss of Michael Tylo (ex-Quinton McCord, Guiding Light; ex-Blade/Rick, Y&R; ex-Sherman, B&B). The actor, who was once married to Hunter Tylo (ex-Taylor, B&B), was 73.