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 October 29, 2018
Eileen Davidson wraps up her run as Ashley Abbott on Monday, October 29.
The actress, who originated the pivotal character in June 1982, departed the soap in 1988 and was subsequently replaced by Brenda Epperson (1988-1995) followed by Shari Shattuck (1995-1998). Davidson reprised the role in 1999. The door has been left open for her return.
Noemí Gonzalez has been cast as Mia, the estranged wife of Jordi Vilasuso’s Rey. Shell make her debut in November.
Alice Hunter premieres as Kerry Johnson, the new lab scientist at Jabot, on Wednesday, October 31.
Hunter’s previous primetime credits include the role of Tiffany on H20: Just Add Water (2006), Chantelle on House of Lies (2014-2015), and Flobelle on Another Period (2016-2018).
Cathy Marks and Jonathan Stoddard are back as Young Dina Mergeron and Young John Abbott on Monday, October 29.
The Young and the Restless (YR) airs weekdays on CBS. Check your local listings for air times.