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Actor updates for December 26 – January 1.

The past week brought more hope for “AMC” going online and news of Daytime alums on the big screen, voicing video game characters, and holding fan event parties. As we wait for confirmation on the cancelled soaps being resurrected, catch your favorite former Daytime stars in other projects.

AMC migrating online update:
Some encouraging news came down last week regarding Prospect Park resurrecting “All My Children” online. Two former Pine Valleyites have already signed on to reprise their characters should the online version of the soap become a reality. Lindsay Hartley and Vincent Irizarry are ready to play Cara Castillo and David Hayward once again. In addition, former “AMC” writer and producer Ginger Smith has reportedly been tapped to take on the role of executive producer. Read more in’s Prospect Park to Migrate AMC and OLTL Online?

Emerson Brooks voices character in Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel:
Brooks, who played Jane’s (Susan Lucci’s) right hand man Ben during Erica’s (Lucci) kidnapping, has been keeping pretty busy voicing characters in video games. The last two years he could be heard in such games as “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3,” “Saints Row: The Third” and “Halo 4.” Coming up in 2013, he’ll be part of “Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel.”