KIIS-FM radio personality Ellen K. of “On-Air with Ryan Seacrest” will be showing up on “Days of our Lives” on Friday February 3. K. will be appearing as the special moderator for the debate between incumbent mayor, Abe Carver (James Reynolds) and his challenger EJ DiMera (James Scott). Read the rest of this entry »
Updated: January 20.
Entertainment Weekly has reported that Beverly Todd (“Bucket List”) has been tapped to take the role of Celeste. The actress has already started shooting. Look for her to make her first appearance on April 3.
For more about this casting news, be sure to read Days Of Our Lives Casts Beverly Todd..
Updated: January 17.
According to Soap Opera Digest, a statement released by the show states that Branco was wrong. “Reports are incorrect. We were unable to move forward with Tanya due to scheduling conflicts,” the statement said before announcing that they are casting for an established actor to take the role and make it their own. It will be a recurring role to shoot beginning January 17 for a 7-10 episode arc. Read the rest of this entry »
Updated: January 5.
According to Soap Opera Digest, the producers of “DOOL” are in talks with Dattilo to keep him back in Salem for a few years.
Updated: December 7
It has been officially confirmed that Bryan Dattilo will be returning as Lucas. Look for him to make his first appearance in late February.
Original article: December 2.
Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Bryan Dattilo (ex-Lucas Horton) has been spotted around the “Days Of Our Lives” set in Burbank, California. This sounds suspiciously like it could mean that his character will be returning to Salem. Read the rest of this entry »
George Wyner will appear as Judge Goldberg, December 23 to give his verdict on John’s future. Wyner played Leon Stern and Judge Carlson on “DOOL” in the past.
Mary Beth Evans is back as Kayla beginning on December 14. Although she brings her son Joey, he will be off screen the whole time.
Ethan Rains plays the head thug and kidnapper on December 7 and 8. Read the rest of this entry »
Updated: December 12.
Lisa Rinna is back on contract and will be appearing in Salem again as Billie beginning on March 8.
Original article: October 25.
The Huffington Post has reported that Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed) may be returning to “Days Of Our Lives.” Rumor has it that she will start shooting again in December. Rinna made a name for herself playing the role of Billie from 1993-1995 and again from 2003-2005. She also had roles on “Melrose Place” and “Baywatch” in addition to doing a string of Primetime guest appearances. Read the rest of this entry »
“One Life to Live” alum Brynn Thayer (ex-Jenny) will be making a brief appearance on “Days Of Our Lives” next month as none other than Elvis’ (James Scott) mother, Susan Banks. The role was previously played by Eileen Davidson (Ashley, “The Bold And The Beautiful,” “The Young And The Restless”). Read the rest of this entry »
To cope with all of the content “DOOL” is producing, the series has hired two more writers onto its staff. Roger Schroeder, a 55 year old from New Orleans began writing for the series on October 27. This is his first experience working in Daytime. Lacey Dyer joined the staff on October 20. The 25 year old previously worked on “Days” as a writer’s assistant from March 2, 2010-June 13, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »
Real life veterans will appear as themselves in this episode which will focus on Marlena (Deidre Hall) trying to get Jack (Matt Ashford) help by taking him to a veteran’s hospital and visiting with patients who are struggling, like him, with their return home and with their own memories of being at war. Read the rest of this entry »
Back to Salem.
Wonder what’s up with all of those strange phone calls Madison (Sarah brown) has been making? You’re about to get an answer. Soap vet Ian Buchanan has joined the cast as a super rich businessman who has a hold on her. The character of Ian McAllister promises to be as dangerous as he is charming. Viewers may recognize Buchanan for his role on “The Bold And The Beautiful” (ex-Dr. James Warwick), and “All My Children” (ex-Dr. Greg Madden). They might also remember that he used to be on “DOOL” way back in 2001 as Lord Sheraton. Read the rest of this entry »
Grant Harvey will be playing Artie, a student at Salem U on Nov 3. It will be a recurring role.
Bren Foster will be back as Quinn on November 1.