All My Children Soap Digest
Actor updates from October 9 – 16.
TV shows, TV movies, feature films and a revolution. Find out what your favorite “All My Children” alum are up to now.
Alex, Ben and Caleb Eckstein on Boardwalk Empire:
The triplets who played Spike were back as Al Capone’s (Stephen Graham) son Sonny on the HBO series. They previously appeared in an episode in 2010. Interestingly, on “AMC,” Spike had cochlear implants so he could hear, while on “Boardwalk Empire,” Sonny is completely deaf. Did you catch them this past Sunday, as Al tried to toughen him up after he was bullied at school?
Colin Egglesfield runs Chicago Marathon:
“AMC’s” former Josh Madden recently ran the Chicago marathon. He tweeted before and after messages and pics:
— Colin Egglesfield (@CEgglesfield) October 6, 2012
— Colin Egglesfield (@CEgglesfield) October 7, 2012
Natalie Hall in The Seven Year Hitch:
Hall, who played the last version of Colby, will star in the Hallmark movie premiering October 13. Also starring Danielle Parker (ex-Emma), Darin Brooks (ex-Max, "Days of our Lives"), George Wendt ("Cheers") and Frances Fisher ("Titanic"), "The Seven Year Hitch" is about two lifelong best friends (Hall and Brooks). Jennifer is successful, while Kevin is a slacker who temporarily moves in with her. When it goes from short term to seven years, Kevin discovers they are legally married according to common law. He sets out to prove he is good enough to stay her husband forever. Watch the promo below.
Michael B. Jordan in Hotel Noir:
Jordan (ex-Reggie) stars in the film about a 1958 detective who stays in a L.A. hotel waiting for killers to come for him. As he meets various guests at the hotel, his backstory is revealed. "Hotel Noir" is available On Demand October 9. It features an all star cast including Jordan, Mandy Moore ("Tangled Ever After"), Danny Devito ("It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"), Rosario Dawson ("Unstoppable"), Carla Gugino ("Political Animals") and others. Check out the trailer below.
Melissa Leo in Prisoners:
The ever busy Leo (ex-Linda) is currently attached to the film "Prisoners." She joins Jake Gyllenhaal ("End of Watch") and Hugh Jackman ("Real Steel") in the story about a carpenter who takes the law into his own hands when his daughter and best friend are kidnapped. Production is set to begin next year.
Michael Nouri in Easy Rider: The Ride Back:
The former Caleb Cortlandt is attached to what has been labeled as a revisionist drama of the 70's classic "Easy Rider." It will focus on original character Wyatt Williams' (Peter Fonda) family and their struggles from the 40s to present day. The film will also star Chris Engen (ex-Adam, "The Young and the Restless") and Lauralee Bell (Christine, "The Young and the Restless").
Jordi Vilasuso's Paos Revolution:
Vilasuso (ex-Griffin) has been tweeting recently about Paos Revolution. The Facebook page describes it this way: "This word, Paos [soap backwards], next to Revolution, describes how we plan to take the rich history of Daytime television and transform it into something that audiences are now craving in the 21st century." The Revolution apparently has a film and reality series in works showcasing Daytime actors. Go to Paos Revolution for updates.
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- Lori Wilson