One Life To Live Soap Digest
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Actor updates from May 22 – 28:
Soaps.com has gathered some scoops to share what’s going on in the careers of the current and former “One Life To Live” actors. This week includes a film screening, outside of Daytime roles, a new album release, a three week recap episode, new head writers and cast members and more…
Former Daytime stars join cast:
Paolo Seganti (“As The World Turns'” ex-Damian), Marnie Schulenberg (“ATWT’s” ex-Alison) and Ron Raines (“Guiding Light’s” ex-Alan) have all been cast as new characters. Read our OLTL Comings and Goings to find out who they’ll play and when to expect them in Llanview.
Jessica Klein and Marin Gazzaniga as co-head writers:
Already, Prospect Park has made a change and appointed Jessica Klein and Marin Gazzaniga as the new OLTL co-head writers. Klein wrote for “As The World Turns” from 1984 to 1985 and for “Capital” from 1986 to 1987. Gazzaniga also wrote for the now defunct Oakdale soap.
Wendy Moniz in Betrayal:
Wendy Moniz, who played Mayor Finn in 2011, is currently filming the made for television movie “Betrayal.” She’ll appear as Elaine McAllister as the story centers around an unhappily married female photographer who starts an affair with a powerful family’s lawyer. Hannah Ware (“Boss”) and Stuart Townsend (“XIII: The Series”) star.
Melissa Fumero and Saundra Santiago’s film at the Los Angeles Film Festival:
Melissa Fumero (ex-Adriana Cramer) and Saundra Santiago’s (ex-Carlotta Vega) film “The House That Jack Built” will be featured at the 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival in June. For more information, and to purchase a pass to the event, visit the Los Angeles Film Festival. The film also stars “Guiding Light’s” E.J. Bonilla (ex-Rafe Rivera).
Kamar de los Reyes’ second USO Tour:
Kamar de los Reyes (ex-Antonio Vega) just left for the Middle East on his second United Service Organizations/Armed Forces Entertainment Tour. Due to the popularity of the video game, “Call of Duty: Black Ops II,” which he stars in as Raul Menendez, the actor will take a week to meet with servicemen and women and host gaming sessions amongst them.
John Brotherton in We Are Men:
John Brotherton (ex-Jared Banks) is taking part in Rob Greenberg's "We Are Men." So far all we know is Brotherton will appear as 'a handsome guy' in the television series that follows a guy who finds friendship among more experienced guys living in a short-term rental property. Jerry O'Connell ("Burning Love") will appear as well. Stay tuned for more details as they are released.
Ilene Kristen in Pride: The Series:
Ilene Kristen (ex-Roxy Balsom) is currently finishing up work on "Pride: The Series," where she'll appear as Professor Eleanor Brixton. The television series will display the battle between good versus evil when four people are connected by blood, friendship and love.
Lenny Platt in Chasing Life:
Lenny Platt (ex-Nate Salinger) will play Richie Miranda in the upcoming made for television movie "Chasing Life." Set to be released sometime in 2014 the movie follows a young woman's journey after being diagnosed with a terminal illness.
Snoop Lion talks about the show's theme song:
Snoop Lion will be returning to Llanview today Tuesday May 28. He recently talked about his love for the show, as well as his new artist who not only sings the theme song but loves the show as well! "If I wasn't rappin' I'd probably be a part of this seven days a week…" Hear more in the video below.
— One Life to Live (@onelifetolive) May 24, 2013
Shenaz Treasury's upset with her One Life To Live make-up artist:
Shenaz Treasury (Rama Patel) posted a video to express her upset with "One Life To Live" make-up artist Julia. Find out why as the actress stated, "I love Julia, but today I'm very upset with Julia…"
One Life To Live recap episode:
Hulu, as well as The Online Network, is giving those who weren't able to watch the first three weeks of the Llanview reboot a chance to do just that. Watch the recap episode below to catch up, and don't forget that Soaps.com posts One Life To Live Recaps Tuesdays and Thursdays bright and early so fans won't miss a thing.
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Brittany Underwood releases Flow:
We've been keeping fans up-to-date for months on Brittany Underwood's (ex-Langston Wilde) music and now have a release date for her new EP. Fans will be able to purchase "Flow" on June 4. Hear what the former Llanview star had to say in the video below.
New announcement video!! youtube.com/watch?v=YBi4xX…
— Brittany Underwood (@britt_underwood) May 22, 2013
One Life To Live fun fact:
Did you know that back in 1988 the show did away with the use of teleprompters? One actor who was very happy to see the change was Michael Storm, who played Dr. Larry Wolek on and off from 1969 to 2004. With the teleprompters gone actors were forced to look each other in the eye during scenes and gave them an extra push to memorize their lines.
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