Vaughan Joins 'Days of our Lives' and Plays Sweeney's Love Interest in Hallmark Channel Film - Soap Opera Network
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Best known for his portrayal of Lucky Spencer on ABC’s “,” actor has joined the cast of NBC’s “” in the contract role of Eric Brady. Vaughan tweeted a picture of his first day arriving at the shows Burbank Studio lot on Wednesday, August 8, where he said to his followers, “Here’s to to new beginnings’s!!”

For those new to “Days of our Lives,” or if you have forgotten, Eric Brady is the twin brother of Samantha “Sami” Brady (). He was last seen in town in July 2000 and was the first love interest of Nicole Walker (), which was the basis of Sami’s long standing feud with Nicole. The role was previously portrayed by “” star .

Ironically, despite Vaughan signing on to play Sweeney’s on-screen twin brother, the two actors began filming the original movie “” in late June. The film finds Sweeney portraying a single mother working at a 911 call center who answers an emergency call from a firefighter (Vaughan) in desperate need of help after he broke his leg while fighting a fire. As the two find themselves drawn together due to circumstances beyond their control, they begin to wonder where their mutual attraction will take them. The film is set to have its world premiere on the sometime in 2013.

Based on the current filming schedule for “Days of our Lives,” fans of the series can expect to see Vaughan on-screen as early as November.

In addition to his stint on “GH,” Vaughan also appeared as Diego Guttierez on “” and most recently appeared in ABC’s primetime soap “.”

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  • ROSEBUD

    Can’t wait to see him again on Days, I miss him as Lucky.