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Actor updates from January 2 – 8:

Soaps.com has the latest details surrounding what’s going on in the careers of the former “One Life To Live” actors. This week includes an official statement from Prospect Park on the reboot – with one Llanview actor signing on, a new song, a “Dallas” appearance, a fan event, new films, a full episode of a former Llanview actress’ new Primetime role and more…

Prospect Park gives go-ahead for One Life To Live reboot:
Just days after show creator Agnes Nixon responded to Prospect Park and their upcoming plans for a reboot the company released an official statement – and it’s a go! Visit the link for that and more.

Jerry VerDorn signs on with Prospect Park: Clint Buchanan will be coming back with Llanview. Portrayer Jerry VerDorn posted on his official Facebook, “Hello Everybody. ‘One Life’ lives. And good things come to those who wait. Or so it is said. About an hour ago I agreed to be part of the ‘OLTL’ revival and I’m thrilled to be involved in entertainment history as the show we love moves to other formats. The fans consistent drum beat of support played a large part in Prospect Park never giving up trying to find a solution. And today they announced it to the world. With the cherry-on-the-top-news that Agnes Nixon has been hired as a consultant! For those who doubted, I don’t blame you as this has never been done before. For those who never lost hope and never stopped writing and calling, well, good things come to those who wait. Congratulations to you all. Welcome back to Llanview.”

Judith Light’s Dallas airdate:
Judith Light, who played Karen Wolek from 1977 to 1983, will make a “Dallas” appearance during the series return to TNT on Monday January 28 at 9:00 PM. Look for her to play Harris Ryland’s (Mitch Pileggi) mother in the recurring role. If you ever miss an episode Soaps.com will be posting Dallas Weekly Recaps after the show airs.

Matt Walton in The Sisterhood Of Night:
Matt Walton, Llanview villain Elijah Clarke, will be playing a reporter in a new project titled “The Sisterhood Of Night.” The plot surrounds a New Jersey girl who uncovers a secret society right in her own suburb. Gary Wilmes (“The Good Wife”) and Nikki Holister (“Men In Black 3”) have also been cast.

Nafessa Williams in Dumb Girls:
Deanna Forbes portrayer, Nafessa Williams, will appear as a female co-ed in the upcoming film “Dumb Girls.” Josh Kelly (ex-Cutter Wentworth) will also appear as Danny in the comedy about a girl who sets out to snag the guy she wants.

Casper Van Dien in 500 MH Storm:
Casper Van Dien, who played fan favorite Ty Moody back in the 1990s, has been cast to play Nathan Sims in the 2013 film “500 MH Storm.” A high school science teacher rushes to get his family to safety after an energy experiment goes haywire, causing massive hurricanes to tear across North America.