It’s been four months to the day since As The World Turns was cancelled. Soaps.com has been receiving emails asking what has happened to their favorite cast members, so we decided to do a little sleuthing and learned what most of the cast is up to. Some of the films they’re in, we’ve learned, are still in post-production, so keep an eye out for those either this or next year!
Starkidz staff tells us, Jason Bastelli (ex-Ethan) was seen in an eBay commercial. It's really cute!
Martha Byrne (ex-Lily) wrote a newer series along with Lisa Brown (ex-Nola, GL). Martha’s the executive producer and also acts in Gotham Series, which is on hiatus at the moment. Currently, the actress is in Amsterdam and told Soaps.com that she was hoping the series would make a return. Already, we’re in love with her character Catherine Prescott, so our fingers are crossed.
Daniel Cosgrove (Chris) is pulling double duty, playing ‘Scott Chandler’ on All My Children and ‘Larry Trout’ in "SteamBoat Series," which we’ll get into more, further down.
Ewa Da Cruz (Vienna) plays ‘Lucia’ in "Dogs Lie," which is in post-production.
Mary Beth Evans (Sierra) is back on DOOL playing ‘Kayla Johnson’.
Alexandra Chando (Maddie) is playing ‘Gloria’ in "The Bleeding," which is in post-production.
Terri Columbino (now Conn) (Katie ) is on One Life to Live playing ‘Aubrey’.
Judi Evans-Luciano (Maeve) is back on Days of Our Lives playing ‘Adrienne Johnson’.
Eileen Fulton (Lisa) is playing ‘Katherine Wise’ in "The Life Zone," which is filming now.
Sarah Glendening (Lucy) is now playing ‘Marissa Chandler’ AMC and she was also in "Henry’s Crime," as ‘Varya’ in 2010.
Meredith Hagner (Liberty) was ‘Alexia’ in "Art Machine," that comes out in 2011. It’s in post-production. She’s also filming "Damsels in Distress," as ‘Alice’, and has debuted in a new boxing series, "Lights Out," as ‘Ava’.
Van Hansis (Luke) is playing ‘Danny’, in the thriller, "The Occupant," which doesn’t have an airdate, so far.
Mick Hazen (Parker) is ‘Zeff’, in "Going The Distance," which was out September 3 2010. He acted alongside Drew Barrymore, Christina Applegate, and Justin Long. We always knew this younger actor was going places.
Lesli Kay (Molly) is still playing ‘Felicia’ on B&B.
Wally Kurth (Sam) is back on DOOL as ‘Justin Kiriakis’, though we haven’t seen much of him on canvas.
Jennifer Landon is playing ‘Mary Brunner’ in Manson Girls which is in pre-production. It’s about the Mansion murders in 1969.
Paul Leyden (Simon) wrote and co-produced "The Factory," which is to star John Cusack (Hot Tub Time Machine), and Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter), due in 2011.
Jon Lindstrom (ex-Craig) will appear on "Blue Bloods" starting January 19 as ‘Judge Fenton’.
Marie Masters (Susan) is ‘Carol Calder’ in "Archaeology Of A Woman" which is in post-production.
Robin Mattson (Cherie Love) is playing on Days of Our Lives as ‘Trustee Lee’.
Michael O’Leary (ex-Rick) has been busy with writing and acting in his webseries, "Steamboat The Series," along with other ATWT alum, Scott Bryce (ex-Craig), who is directing, actors Michael Park (ex-Jack) and Daniel Cosgrove (ex-Chris), and a few Guiding Light Alumni such as Beth Chamberlain (ex-Beth), Kurt McKinney (ex-Matt), Kim Zimmer (ex-Reva), Justin Deas (ex-Buzz), and Orlagh Cassidy (ex- Doris). We post these humorous videos of Steamboat The Series on Soaps.com’s Latest News Section, but you can also find them at Steamboat Series Official Website.
Michael Park (ex-Jack) is also is headed to Broadway, starring with Daniel Radcliffe (of Harry Potter) and John Larroquette and Tammy Blanchard (ex-Drew from GL). in the upcoming Broadway revival "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying." Michael will play ‘Bert Bratt’ and the play opens March 27 at the Al Hirschfeld Theater in NYC.
Tom Pelphrey (Mick) is playing ‘Brad’ in "Spring Broke," which starts filming in June.
Julie Pinson (Janet) played ‘Her’ in a ‘short’ called "A Chance Encounter," in 2010.
Jon Prescott (ex-Mike) was ‘Prescott’ in "Maladies," which is currently filming. Incidentally, GH’s James Franco is also in this as ‘James’.
Vanessa Ray (Teri) is playing ‘the best friend’ in "Nice Guy Johnny," out in 2010.
Zach Roerig who played Casey, is now ‘Matt Donovan’ on Vampire Diaries, which Soaps.com covers.
Paolo Seganti (Damian) was in "It Happens" a short, as ‘actor’, in 2010.
Tamara Tunie (Jessica) directed and produced a movie called "See You In September" in 2010.
Jake Silbermann (Noah) wrote, produced, and played ‘Haken’ in a short called "Stuffer."
Eric Sheffer Stevens (Dr.Reid) is ‘Peter’ in "The Silent House" which is in post-production.
Maura West (ex-Carly) is now ‘Diane Jenkins’, on The Young and The Restless.
Colleen Zenk (Barbara) has been spending her time acting on Broadway. Before the soap ended, she was already ensconced in "Summer Stock NYC," and lately, fans have been posting petitions everywhere, wanting to see her on Dancing With The Stars!
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