One Life To Live Soap Digest
Actor updates from February 20 – 26:
Soaps.com has the latest details surrounding what’s going on in the careers of the current and former “One Life To Live” actors. This week includes a few new gigs, a cover song performed by one of Llanview’s biggest talents and why one actress had to turn down an offer to return for the Llanview reboot…
Casper Van Dien in Assumed Memories:
Casper Van Dien, who played Ty Moody from 1993 to 1994, will be appearing in the upcoming film “Assumed Memories.” The actor will play Sam Morrow, opposite Barbie Castro (“Not For Human Consumption”) who plays Sam’s wife Daria Valdez Morrow. Daria will be faced with a journey to the truth after realizing the serial killer she was investigating just might be her husband.
Shenell Edmonds not returning to One Life To Live:
Shenell Edmonds has announced via her official Facebook page that she will not return for the Llanview reboot as Destiny Evans. “I have been enjoying life to the fullest and slowly easing into college life since you last saw me on ‘OLTL’. During the past year, you might have seen me in a few commercials and most recently out & about as a nominee for the 44th NAACP Image Awards held in Los Angeles on February 1st. I had a chance to visit with Frank Valentini, ex-‘OLTL’ and current ‘GH’ Executive producer and Paul Glass, ex-‘OLTL’ and current ‘GH’ Musical Director. It was so nice seeing them again. Many of you have asked me about the Prospect Park reboot of ‘OLTL’ online so here goes. I am very excited about the return of ‘OLTL’ as many of you are. Obviously I can’t give specifics but I will tell you that I was invited to join the cast. Unfortunately, they were unable to accommodate my school schedule therefore, I had to politely decline. My heartfelt thanks to all of you for rooting for my return and your continuous support. ‘OLTL’ will always be dear to my heart and hey, you never know, soaps may return into my life at another time.”
Kerry Butler and Renee Elise Goldsberry at Broadway Scores For P.S. 84:
Kerry Butler (ex-Claudia Reston) and Renee Elise Goldsberry (ex-Evangeline Williamson) will be taking part in a benefit for P.S. 84 educational enrichment programs/The Lillian Weber School Of The Arts on Sunday March 3 at the Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New York Historical Society at 170 Central Park West in New York City, New York. The cabaret, “Broadway Scores For P.S. 84: A Celebration of Songs Featuring Kerry Butler & Friends,” will kick off with a cocktail hour at 7:00 PM followed by a live auction and performances at 8:00 PM. Joe Iconis (“Smash”), percussionist Erik Charlston, Randy Redd (“Beautiful Creatures”), pianist Mark Soskin and musical director Dan Elish will all join Butler and Goldsberry. Visit P.S. 84 Cabaret for tickets.
Bree Williamson on CSI:
Though there has been no word whether or not we will ever see Bree Williamson back in Llanview again as Jessica Brennan the actress has landed another Primetime gig. Williamson has been cast to play a dead girl in an upcoming epsiode of "CSI." We will keep readers updated with details as they come.
Cady Huffman in Molly's Theory Of Relativity:
Cady Huffman, who played Paige Miller - onetime love of Bo Buchanan (Robert S. Woods), is taking part in the new film "Molly's Theory Of Relativity." Directed and written by Jeff Lipsky the story follows a young astronomer, recently unemployed, who makes a reckless decision on Halloween night. Huffman will play the role of Natasha.
Nick Choksi's The Food Play:
Nick Choksi, who will return to Llanview as Vimal Patel, is looking for support for a new project he's not only acting in but has written the music for. "The Food Play" focuses on how people use food to relate to one another. To learn more, and to show your support, watch The Food Play for details.
Timothy Gibbs in Brotherhood Of Evil:
Former Kevin Buchanan portrayer (1998 to 2001) Timothy Gibbs has a new project in the works. "Brotherhood Of Evil" is adapted from the book by Fredrick Sondern Jr. and focuses on how the mafia brought the heroin trade to Manhattan in the 1930s. Look for Gibbs to appear as Joe Accarlo.
Terrell Tilford recognized by Astor And Black:
Most women love a sharp dressed man, and Terrell Tilford (ex-Dr. Greg Evans) knows how to rock a look! In fact, the actor has been recognized by Astor And Black, a custom clothier, as one of their featured clients.
— TERRELL TILFORD (@TerrellTilford) February 19, 2013
Brittany Underwood's Gotye cover song:
It's no secret that Brittany Underwood (ex-Langston Wilde) can sing. For fans of the actress, as well as one of the hottest bands, Gotye, you'll get a kick out of her singing this cover of "Somebody That I Used To Know."
In other news, Underwood will be hosting a live chat during her "Flow" video release on March 1 and tweeted:
Official release date of Flow video March 1st! I'll also be doing a live chat that night with a special announcement,so don't miss it! :D
— Brittany Underwood (@britt_underwood) February 24, 2013
Lenny Platt's Antisocial short film:
Veronica Cooper, who produced the short film Lenny Platt (ex-Nate Salinger) wrote and directed, posted "Antisocial" for fans to watch. If you can't make the film's screening at the Florida Film Festival in April watch it right here on Soaps.com. Viewer discretion is advised, due to profanity.
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One Life To Live fun fact:
The late Phil Carey, who played the iconic role of Asa Buchanan from 1979 to 2008, was a spokesperson for Oakland's Granny Goose Potato Chips back in the 1960s. Watch this Granny Goose Potato Chips Commercial featuring Carey.
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- Amy Mistretta