* The dapper Eric Martsolf will be returning as Ethan Winthrop.
* The inimitable Ben Masters will be returning as Julian Crane.
* Kim Johnston Ulrich will return as the gleefully vicious Ivy Winthrop.
* Boyish heartthrob Dylan Fergus will return as Noah Bennett.
* Born to be a leading man Galen Gering will return as Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald.
* Blond beauty Emily Harper will continue to shine as Fancy Crane.
* Perennial fan fave Lindsay Hartley will stay on as Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald Crane Casey.
* Her chief nemesis, the wonderful Liza Huber, will also be continuing as Gwen Hotchkiss.
* James Hyde will continue to add his agile charms to the role of Sam Bennett.
* Juliet Mills will still be Tabitha (but who could ever replace her?)
* The busy Heidi Mueller will return as Kay Bennett.
* Award winner Tracey Ross will still be Harmony's only doctor, Eve Russell.
* The vivacious Eva Tamargo (Pilar Lopez-Fitzgerald) will still look out for her troubled children.
* Current goddess of evil McKenzie Westmore will not give the role of Sheridan Crane up.
* Erin Cardillo will also be continuing, with her fabulous portrayal of Esme.
Now that many of us have breathed a heavy sigh of relief, please remember that Soaps.com shall continue to keep you informed of any further announcements.