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    Brandon Buddy, Susan Batten and Jessica Tuck Return To One Life To...

    Thursday, November 10 2011


    J. Tuck (FayesVision/WENN.com)
    Big returns!

    Updated on November 10:

    Brandon Buddy explained through Twitter why he couldn't continue with his planned return and stated, "I wanted to say that I am so sorry that I was unable to make a return to "OLTL" as I intended due to personal family issues. I cherish the time that I had on the show and always will. The fans mean more to me than words can express. I'm devastated about this! Again I am so sorry! Thank you all for your love and support! It really helps me in times like this. Thank you and God bless!"

    Previously Reported on November 1:

    Daytime Confidential is reporting, though Brandon Buddy has taped a day as Cole, he could not continue with the role, which will leave the show recasting the part if they plan to carry out Cole's storyline. Soaps.com is awaiting confirmation and will deliver any updates should they come.

    Same Day Update:

    Van Hughes Recast As One Life To Live's Cole Thornhart.

    Previously Reported on October 31:

    Soap Opera Digest has learned that former "One Life To Live" actors Brandon Buddy (ex-Cole), Susan Batten (ex-Luna), and Jessica Tuck (ex-Megan) were spotted at the studios and have taped scenes for their big return before the show leaves ABC in the beginning of January 2012, prior to migrating online with Prospect Park.

    Brandon was last seen on November 10, 2010 when his character was sent to Statesville. Susan's Luna Moody Holden died on August 25, 1996 from a gunshot wound and has reappeared over the years in ghost-form. Jessica, who returned to Daytime in 2010 as "Days Of Our Lives" Madeline Peterson Woods, played Llanview's deceased Megan Gordon and has also appeared as a ghost from time to time.

    Soaps.com will alert readers to the actors' return dates when they become available. Read about some other big returns through our One Life To Live Comings and Goings.



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    USER COMMENTS

    Posted by jumps at Monday, October 31 2011 01:42 PM

    Thrilled that Cole is returning!!!!

    Now if only TIIC can get Max and Kevin back!!!!

    Posted by piqueroi at Monday, October 31 2011 02:29 PM

    It's disgusting that Cole is returning. Hopefully only for Starr to divorce him and hasten to marry James!

    Posted by days4ever2 at Monday, October 31 2011 03:45 PM

    Loved Megan and Luna. I think OLTL writers were too easy to kill characters off instead of just send them out of town. I hate that all these great characters from the history of the show are dead and have to come back as ghosts.

    Posted by jorie at Monday, October 31 2011 04:47 PM

    do not want cole back,

    Posted by KC11 at Tuesday, November 01 2011 10:22 PM

    Love Brandon Buddy. I would love to see Hope and her dad have some father and daughter time. Starr will never forget Cole! James is definitely the rebound guy! I want Brandon to reprise the role of Cole before someone else snatches him!

    Posted by martheev at Wednesday, November 02 2011 09:46 AM

    LUNA!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Just ressurect her, bring her back for good, and make my day already! Sheesh!

    Posted by Cherryberry at Saturday, November 12 2011 05:33 PM

    I was MIA can someone bring me up to date on who Luna Moody Holden is? Thanks.

    Posted by TipsyTess at Wednesday, November 16 2011 10:01 PM

    All 3 will be great having back.

    Posted by martheev at Saturday, November 26 2011 07:40 AM

    Cherryberry: She was one of the sweetest Southern belles to ever grace Llanview's presence. She was very New Agey and into crystals and all that sort of stuff. Hmmm....wonder if Madame Delphina will have something to do with her reimmergence!!! I can't say I remember much about her stoylines outside her ongoing romance with Max Holden. I know she had a radio show which caused her to have a stalker (named after a brand of fabric...it'll come to me in a minute...Suede!) She also owned a spa in town. She had at least one kid, Al, with Max and I think a girl too. She also had a brother who became a cop. Which is why she ended up at the Youth Center at the wrong time and was shot. After her death Christian Vega made an angel statue in her honor, which is still featured pretty promonently on the show today (the one in Angel Square). She has returned as an angel a few times to her son and husband but hasn't been seen even in that capacity for a while.

    If you want to know more detail, you can read her bio at Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luna_Moody#Luna_Moody_Holden)

    Posted by raylit at Monday, December 05 2011 03:17 PM

    I am glad Brandon Buddy cannot return. He was so dull in any role!!! I too would love to have a return of Max Holden before this show ends

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