Who’s coming and who’s going from The Young and the Restless (YR)? 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 or beloved stars from other soaps, past or present, about to join The Young and the Restless fold in surprise new parts? Here’s the latest casting news from the CBS soap.
The week of March 11, 2019
The first casualty of the post-Mal Young (former head writer and executive produce) regime at The Young and the Restless appears to Alice Hunter.
The actress, who joined the soap in October of 2018 as Jabot lab scientist Kerry Hunter and began garnering more screen time when she was paired romantically with Jack (Peter Bergman), has reportedly been let go.
Hunter shared news of her upcoming departure on Twitter, posting, “Yes, Kerry is taking an indefinite hiatus.” Hunter added that she loved her five-month arc on the soap and was “sad to leave.”
The Young and the Restless (YR) airs weekdays on CBS. Check your local listings for air times.