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Actor updates for February 27 – March 5.

This week finds the cast of "AMC" cutting loose, Cady McClain talking sex, Josh Duhamel doing drag, Ellen putting Cameron Mathison to the test and more. Keep up with the latest developments of your favorite Pine Valleyites past and present.

Video of official AMC & OLTL photo shoot:
The casts of the rebooted soaps gathered for official photos during the first week "All My Children" started filming. Take a look at "Entertainment Tonight's" video of AMC & OLTL's official photo shoot featuring Thorsten Kaye (Zach), Darnell Williams (Jesse), Debbi Morgan (Angie) and more.

The Cast of AMC does the Harlem Shake:
In honor of resurrecting the cancelled network soap, the AMC cast did the Harlem Shake.

Josh Duhamel's Kids Choice Awards promo:
Josh Duhamel (ex-Leo) is hosting the Kids Choice Awards on Nickelodeon on March 23. In one of his promos, Duhamel dresses up as nominees Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen, One Direction and PSY. It's equal parts hilarious and disturbing. Watch the Josh Duhamel KCA 2013 promo.

Josh Duhamel's Scenic Route trailer:

Not only is he hosting the Kids Choice Awards, but Duhamel also stars in the film "Scenic Route" premiering at SWSX (The South By Southwest Conferences & Festivals) held in Austin, Texas. The film, screening on March 8 at the Topfer Theatre at ZACH located at 1510 Toomey RD, is about two life-long friends, who have grown apart, but decide to go on a road trip. They end up stranded on a deserted road, where their pondering of the state of each other's lives ends in extreme physical confrontation. Take a look at the promo below.

SCENIC ROUTE CLIP from Scenic Route on Vimeo.

Carol Burnett to Hot in Cleveland:
Burnett, who played Verla Grubbs on "AMC," will be guest starring on the TV Land comedy "Hot in Cleveland." Per TVLine, she'll play Victoria's mother (Wendie Malick), who is also a puppeteer. The episode will reunite Burnett with her former "The Carol Burnett Show" co-star Tim Conway, who plays an ex-boyfriend of Elka's (Betty White). However, he now has eyes for Burnett's character. Burnett will tape her scenes in March to be aired during the second half of the current season.

Chrishelle Stause's new project:
Stause (ex-Amanda) teased a new project she's involved with when responding to a fan question on Twitter about whether or not she'd be joining the reboot of "All My Children."

Cameron Mathison's Ellen video:
Mathison (ex-Ryan) stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" last week to promote his Lifetime movie "The Surrogate." During their chat, Ellen quizzed the former soap star on additional Lifetime movie titles. Watch the video to see how well he knows the network's films.

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Cady McClain talks about sex:
She's reprising her role on "All My Children" as Dixie Cooney and dishing about the reboot on her blog. In Cady McClain's latest installment, she brings up the fact that the online version will be much more risqué than the network version of "AMC" and she's all for it. What do you think? Read Cady McClain's blog and then let us know your opinion below.

Colin Egglesfield's The Client List season 2 promo:
Egglesfield (ex-Josh) returns to "The Client List" as Jennifer Love Hewitt's character's brother-in-law for season two. After watching the clip you'll see he's become more than just an in-law this season. "The Client List" season two premieres on Lifetime on March 10.

Today in AMC history:
On March 7, 2008, despite still being with Greenlee and Zach in varying capacities, Aiden and Kendall were promoting her romance novel together in LA. Ryan tracked them down in hopes of proposing to Kendall, but found the two having fun in a hotel room.

Keep up with the status of "OLTL" actors on "GH" with's One Life to Live Digest and relive the drama surrounding bad cops, mobsters and drug dealers in Soap History: Edge Of Night.

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- Lori Wilson