Actor updates for July 3 – July 9.

There are a few more great TV movies coming up, a play reading date for one actor, funny theatre for another, a chance for fans to win tickets to a show, and production updates on a movie and a web series. Don’t blink for fear of missing something.

Sydney Penny in Perfect Summer.
This weekend, “Perfect Summer,” staring Sydney Penny (ex-Julia Santos) premieres on the UP cable network (formerly GMC). Penny plays a single mom who moves to a small beach town with her shy son to be near her estranged father. The “Perfect Summer” sounds like a perfect summer movie reminiscent of a good book you’d take to the beach. The movie airs July 13 and 14 at 7:00 PM, 9:00 PM and 11:00 PM.

Tonya Pinkins in Patti Issues.
Not too many weeks go by that we don’t have news to report on Tonya Pinkins (ex-Livia Frye Cudahy). Check out a mock-PSA promoting her latest part in Ben Rimalower’s Patti Issues. Get your tickets today for this extended production which runs on select dates at various locations through September 7. It’s sure to be a hoot!

Walt Willey promotes Deathtrap.
Walt Willey (ex-Jackson Montgomery) recently finished spending time with Bobbie Eakes (ex-Krystal Carey Chandler) at the Miss Virginia pageant and is now off to promote his annual summer theatre presentation, “Deathtrap,” with an autograph session at the 3 French Hens French Country Market in Morris Illinois on Saturday July 13. For more information and an opportunity to win two tickets to the show on Saturday July 20 in Ottawa, visit the 3 French Hens Facebook page. Bobbie Eakes and Willey’s 18 year old son Chance will guest star in this comedy thriller billed as a play within a play where a playwright considers killing a student for to obtain his successful sounding play.

Stacy Haiduk in The Nightmare Nanny.
Soaps.com has the clip of this weekend’s must-see Lifetime movie, The Nightmare Nanny featuring Stacy Haiduk, (ex-Hannah Nichols and “Y&R’s” Emily Peterson). It’s sure to be another edge-of-your-seat thriller.