I'm disappointed that they are recasting. I've come to realize the Lope would never be happy. Either they are apart or together while one of them is longing for somebody else (which I feel is even worse). And if Steffy is back, it will be 10 times as bad.
I know you guys won't agree, but I was kind of hoping they will kill Hope off. Have her last scenes with Liam, something romantic and unforgettable, and watch everyone heartbroken over her loss, especially Liam longing for her forever even when he's with other women.
At least that way Lope's love will never be ruined, and I will enjoy watching Steffy ruin Liam and Ivy's relationship - which for me will be twice the fun since I hate them both.