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A change of scenery.

One actress bought a new home, others have committed to new roles and more updates on what the former actors from canceled soaps “Another World,” “As the World Turns,” “One Life to Live” and “The Secret Storm” have been up to these days.

Josh Duhamel joins James Franco in Hulu miniseries 11/22/63.
Josh Duhamel, known to “All My Children” fans as Leo du Pres (on and off from 1999 to 2011), has been cast in the upcoming miniseries based on Stephen King’s novel “11/22/63.” The actor will play a playboy butcher named Frank Dunning with “General Hospital” alum James Franco as an English teacher named Jake Epping. The story follows Jake Epping’s trip back in time in an attempt to prevent John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Keep an eye out for the series on Hulu sometime in 2016. Duhamel and wife Fergie welcomed their first child Axl Jack in August 2013 and the actor most recently played Milt Chamberlain on CBS’ “Battle Creek.”

Julian McMahon lands recurring role on Hunters.
Soaps.com is taking readers way back to 1993 when Julian McMahon played Ian Rain on “Another World.” Best known for his role as Dr. Christian Troy on “Nip/Tuck” (2003 to 2010), the actor has landed a recurring role on Syfy’s thirteen-episode alien drama “Hunters.” McMahon will play an unhinged junkie and Hunter cell-leader named McCarthy as the series investigates the disappearance of a Philadelphia cop’s wife and the secret, possibly paranormal, government unit he uncovers. The series will film in Melbourne, Australia and will premiere sometime in 2016.

Chris Browning: From daytime to villain in Supergirl.
Former “As the World Turns” actor Chris Browning (ex-David Allen, 1999 to 2000) has been cast to play an enemy of Superman’s in CBS’ upcoming series “Supergirl.” He’ll appear as Ben Krull aka Reactron whose gift comes from a nuclear energy-powered suit and will seek revenge on his nemesis by trying to kill Supergirl. The series premieres on Monday October 26 at 8:30 PM with Browning’s first appearance in episode three. In recent years the actor has had roles on “Sons of Anarchy” (Gogo), “The 100” (Jake Griffin), will play Nathan Blanchard in season two of the El Rey channel’s “From Dusk Till Dawn” and will appear in the upcoming season of “Agent Carter” on ABC. Stay tuned!