Llanview Gossip: June 16 Edition
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 7:45 PM ET by Scotty Gore
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — The latest casting insights for “One Life to Live.”
Sabine Singh will pop up again as Wendy the friendly hooker on Thursday, July 1st when the stripper causes problems for Matthew and David after Bo and Nora call to say they are on their way home from the airport.
Will Evangeline’s arm or torso be making another appearance? Perhaps, since Layla and Cristian hurry off to visit her comatose sister on Friday, July 9th.
David Mogentale will continue to appear as Bull, the thug who is after James, through early July.
ABC Soaps in Depth hints that “OLTL” is rumored to be looking into re-casting Viki and Clint’s son Joey Buchanan.
Patrick Allen Cole announced on his website on June 9th that the had “just booked another episode [of “OLTL”] that will tape soon. Will keep you posted on the air date.” Cole plays the recurring role of Jeff, the Rodi’s Manager.
Florencia Lozano (Téa) will be making a guest appearance on the June 17th episode of “Royal Pains,” on the USA Network at 10:00 PM ET
“One Life to Live” has relased a new audition script for the role of “TJ.” The scene opens with TJ, worried about what his life will be like now that he has graduated high school, being comforted by his girlfriend “Whitney.” While sipping a beer, TJ rambles on about going to Harvard, having school spirit, and becoming a lawyer, and eventually retiring and growing old in Florida. Confused, Whitney tells him that she thought it was the life he always wanted. TJ responds that it’s the life his parents want for him. When Whitney asks him if she makes him happy, TJ responds that she does take his mind off all the drama in his life. Whitney tells TJ that she believes that all he likes to do is complain. TJ quips that he enjoys being around his girl, and least until he has to leave for school that is. Whitney tells TJ that he could call her everyday, but he says that once he leaves, he’s never looking back at his old life. However, Whitney tells him that he has to look back because she’ll still be here. As the scene ends, TJ promises Whitney that he’ll stay in contact while he is at Harvard. Remember that “OLTL” often changes the names in this scripts to try and throw off viewers.
In an update to a previous casting call for a “Private Investigator,” “OLTL” is describing the recurring character as a “charming, good looking and extremely successful private investigator.” The soap is looking to fill the role with an African-American actor that is in his mid-30’s. The casting call was issued on issued on June 4th; the deadline to apply is July 2nd.
Daphnee Duplaix (ex-Rachel) has landed a role in the off-Broadway production “All-American Girls,” which begins August 5th.
Kassie DePaiva (Blair) guest co-hosted “The View” on June 15th. Click here to watch a video of DePaiva learning about that day’s hot topics before the show.
In case you missed Robert S. Woods and Hillary B. Smith‘s commentary from the June 7th episode of “OLTL” in which Bo and Nora got married, you can access it here.
Kristen Alderson (Starr) dispels rumors that “OLTL” is on hiatus, discusses her hairstyle for the upcoming Daytime Emmy Awards show, and has posted on a picture of herself in a dress that her alter ego Starr will soon be wearing, on her Twitter page.
Fans can expect more of Greg Evans in upcoming episodes, as Terrell Tilford made the following tweets on June 7th: “Just found out I’m shooting tomorrow…someone screwed-up MAJORLY!!! I have 15 scenes to shoot and JUST got the script….I’m grateful, but PISSED!!!!! Tilford seemed a bit calmer the following day when he tweeted: “5 down…10 scenes to go…Back to the set … SHOWTIME … Stay tuned … 9 scenes to go!!! Stop. Drop. & Roll. A brotha was on fiya!!!! 8 hrs, 15 scenes, one day to memorize. It’s a wrap!!! Correction: 12 hrs! Stop. Drop. & Roll. A brotha was on fiya!!!! 12 hrs, 15 scenes, one day to memorize. It’s a wrap!!!” Tilford also commented on June 15th that he was “shooting ‘One Life to Live’…”
ABC has placed all the clips from “One Life to Live’s” recent high school musical “Starr X’d Lovers” online for fans to view. You can watch them here.
The song featured in the montage at the end of the June 8th episode was Cheap Trick’s “The Flame.”
“One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on ABC.com and SOAPnet.com. Check local listings.