Kyle Brandt (Philip) is leaving the show on Wednesday, September 20th. Based on statements from the new headwriter Hogan Sheffer, I expect Philip to be recast at some point in the near future.
STAYING WITH DAYS:
James Reynolds (Abe) has signed a two year contract which will keep him in Salem until the summer 2008.
Alison Sweeney (Sami) has signed the dotted line to keep her role on DAYS until fall 2009.
Shayna Rose Mordue portrays Stephanie Johnson, Steve and Kayla's daughter.
Abby's friend Josh is portrayed by Brock Kelly.
Billy Warlock reprised the role of Frankie Brady/Francois von Leuschner on Friday, June 24th.
Farah Fath will remain as Mimi Brady until Feb. '08.
Darin Brooks portrays Max Brady (June 21, 05-present)
Renee Jones (Lexie) will stay in Salem for another two years until early '08.
Chris Gerse remains as Will Roberts.
Bryan Dattilo (Lucas) has a contract role through February 2008.
Ashley Benson portrays Abby.
Martha Ann Madison portrays Belle Black.
Deidre Hall (Marlena) has renewed her contract with DAYS! This will keep her in "Salem" until August 2006.
Brody Hutzler portrays Mimi's big brother/Bonnie's eldest son, Patrick.
Kyle Brandt: Portrays Philip Kiriakis signed short-term contract to keep him in Salem through the summer of '06.
Alison Sweeney (Sami) will be staying in Salem until September 2009.
Tanya Boyd: reprises her role as Celeste.
Melissa Reeves (Jennifer) has decided to leave DAYS. Her previous contract is set to expire this September.