Mild spoiler alert.

According to TV Insider, Rome Flynn, known for his role as Leon in VH1’s “Drumline: A New Beat,” has been cast as “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Zende, last played by Daniel Smith in 2005. Zende is the adopted son of Kristen Forrester (Tracy Melchior) and Antonio ‘Tony’ Dominguez (Paulo Benedeti) who was an AIDS orphan from Africa. He is reportedly brought to Forrester Creations to work as an intern by Ridge (Thorsten Kaye) and Pam (Alley Mills), who will keep his Forrester connection a secret. Zende will share an attraction with Nicole (Reign Edwards), who also applies for an internship.

Flynn will first be seen on the air as Zende on June 29. Check him out on Twitter: