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Soap Opera Fan Blog has the latest casting notes as to who is leaving and arriving in Genoa City during the month of May. Bookmark and visit this page often, as we’ll update with details as they come in.

McKenna Grace will last air as Faith Newman on May 29, due to a new movie she’s filming.

Soap Opera Digest is reporting that the show has released a casting call for the role of Phyllis. The description goes as follows, “Phyllis is beautiful, smart and conniving. She is confident in her own sexuality and is unafraid to use it to get what she wants. She knows she has power over men and many times has used it, both to her benefit and to her detriment. She definitely has an edge.” Michelle Stafford, who previously played Phyllis, now plays Nina on “General Hospital.” Stay tuned for details as they come.

Camryn Grimes, who plays Mariah (ex-Cassie), announced on Twitter that she’s been put on contract with the show.

Helen Slater has landed a guest arc for roughly five episodes as an OB/GYN doctor named Dr. Chiverton and will first turn up on May 2.

Michael Robinson of the Seattle Seahawks will return as a business associate of Victor’s (Eric Braeden) on May 19.

The Irish Herald is reporting that Irish model Roz Lipsett has landed a small role on “Y&R.”

Elizabeth Hendrickson has decided not to renew her contract and will last appear on Tuesday May 27. On April 22 the actress posted on her Twitter page, “It’s an emotional day, cleaning out my dressing room, a place I will truly miss.”

The show is looking to cast an African-American surgeon named Barton. With scenes set to start taping this month the character is said to be intelligent, good-looking and in his late 30s to early 40s.

The show is casting for the contract role of Aaron Newton, who’s described as a handsome, sexy, appealing and charming, mid to late 30s, Caucasian leading businessman. Due to the major storylines the character will be involved in, only actors with strong skills, no accent and at least 5’10″ will be looked at. Taping begins in May.

Read our Y&R April casting news to see who recently left the show and for more details on others who have arrived in Genoa City.

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