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(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Jessica (Bree Williamson) may have just regained control of her life from her troublesome alternate personality Tess, but could the bad girl be coming out again anytime soon? Tess' onscreen love interest David A. Gregory (Ford) has the surprising answer in a recent interview with ABC Soaps in Depth. In the interview, which can be hold in the July 11 edition of the magazine, Gregory talks about the love/hate relationship between Ford and Tess, and how they fell in love with one another just before Jessica re-emerged. When asked how Ford will be able the fact that the woman he is in love with is not even a "real" person, Gregory hints that "In the next couple of months Tess and Jessica are going to fluctuate between each other, and Ford is going to have to deal with that. It's going to be interesting to see how Ford handles...

‘OLTL’ Casting Call: Paging Nurse Judy

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 12:45 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — "One Life to Live" issues a new audition script for the minor role of a nurse, and other casting insights and tidbits for the month of July and beyond. The scene opens with Tom telling "Nurse Judy" he he is aware of his rights, and that the hospital can't force a patient to stay under their care. She agrees, but states that if he leaves now, it could seriously hamper his recovery. However, Tom insists that he has pressing issues to attend to that are need to be taken care of in a timely manner, and that he feels perfectly fine. Nurse Judy tells him it is because he has been getting plenty of bed rest and following his doctor's orders, but that if he leaves, he could suffer a fatal hemorrhage. Tom demands a second opinion on his condition. She reminds him that there is no one...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — While at least one former "One Life to Live" has reportedly turned down offers to return to the soap in its final months on the air, another actress says she "would definitely jump at the chance" to return to Llanview a final time. In a new interview with Access Hollywood, Jessica Tuck, fondly remembered by "One Life" fans for her role of Megan Gordon Harrison, discusses the possibility of returning to her daytime roots. From 1988-92, Tuck portrayed the feisty, outspoken secret daughter of Victoria Lord (Erika Slezak), only to have her character die from complication of lupus in one of the most touching scenes in "OLTL" history. Tuck would reprise the role of Megan, albeit in spiritual form, in 1993, 1999, and 2004 (she had also planned on making a cameo as part of of the show's 40th anniversary celebration in 2008, but was forced to pass...

Spiderman Casts His Web on Llanview

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 2:58 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Is the masked Marvel Comics superhero bringing his "spidey sense" to Llanview to save the town's unsuspecting residents from impending peril? Not really, but a dayplayer in a Spiderman costume will be making an appearance on the show soon, much to delight of a certain Llanview tyke. Matt McGorry posted last month on his website that he had just "Booked a recurring role in 3 episodes on ABC's 'One Life To Live' playing Spiderman." The episodes will air in mid-July when his character is hired to entertain at a child's birthday party. However, an incident that occurs just before he is set to perform, could place several Llanview residents in danger. On a related note, click here to view some pictures of several "OLTL" cast members donning Spiderman masks last month as they were taking a break from filming scenes involving the comic book superhero.SpidermanOne Life to LifeMatt McGorryMarvel...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — With his on and off screen fiancé Farah Fath (Gigi Morasco) leaving "One Life to Live," fans have begun to speculate on John-Paul Lavoisier's status with the show as well. The actor, however, tries to put the rumors to rest by setting the record straight with Soap Opera Digest. "I think want me to go out with the show. I think I'll be there until the end," Lavoisier tells the magazine, despite recent speculation that he was leaving "One Life" this fall. The actor originated the role of Rex Balsom in 2002. As for Gigi, Fath reveals in the same interview that, despite the fact that her character is about to become plant food after Rex makes a bargain with Clint (Jerry verDorn) to get her heart, that "I can't say that I'm 100% done with the show." Fath echoed those same sentiments earlier this month in an...

ABC Soap Won’t See the ‘Light’

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 1:19 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Despite being a part of one of the most memorable scenes in "One Life to Live" history and topping many fan lists as the actress they would most like to see return to Llanview, veteran actress Judith Light has reportedly turned down not one, but two offers from the show asking her to reprise her breakthrough role of housewife turned prostitute Karen Wolek. Despite often fondly recalling her time on "One Life to Live," Daytime Confidential is reporting that Light recently told the show thanks, but no thanks when they asked her back for one final appearance on the show before it wraps up production in November. She is said to have rejected a similar offer to return as part of "One Life's" 40th anniversary celebration back in 2008. Speculation is that her decision may be partly based on the fact that, after...
While it remains to be seen if his character is really Todd Manning or an imposter, after nearly a decade in Llanview, Trevor St. John announces on his official blog that he is leaving the show later this summer, stating that "One Life to Live" has chosen not to renew his contract as the show prepares to wind down production this fall.
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Following weeks of speculation as to the identity of the woman cast by "One Life to Live" in the role of Ionia, who portrays Dorian Lord (Robin Strasser) in David Vickers Buchanan's (Tuc Watkins) biopic "Vicker Man," we finally learn the name of the actress cast in the recurring role. According to Soap Opera Digest Kate Hodge, best known for her breakout role of Michelle in 1990 slasher film "Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III," has been tapped by "OLTL" to play the aspiring actress, whose primary job is to make lives miserable for the newlyweds. Hodge has a long list of film and television credits including "Super Christian 2," "Rapid Fire," and "The Hidden II," as well as "As the World Turns," "She-Wolf of London," "Ellen," "thirtysomething," "NCIS," "Boston Legal," and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent." Look for Hodge to first appear on screen...

Torpey Returns to ‘Life’ to Say Good-Bye

Monday, June 27, 2011 2:47 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — In a surprising casting twist Erin Torpey, who played Jessica Buchanan from 1990-2003 is returning to "One Life to Live" this fall to make one final appearance in Llanview. However, those expecting the actress to reprise her former role, which is now played by Bree Williamson, shouldn't hold their breath. According to Michael Logan, of TV Guide Magazine, Torpey will "will play a different character, which the show has asked us to keep hush-hush. (Look for Torpey to reunite in a fun, special way with one of her former co-stars!)" In a statement, Torpey states that "I grew up on 'OLTL,' and I am happy to make one last cameo as the show prepares to end its run. 'OLTL' was a second family to me, and it will always hold a very special place in my life." The actress last appeared in honor of the show's...
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