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‘UnREAL’ New Role for ‘B&B’ Alum Kim Matula

Kim Matula
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(ex-Hope Logan, “”) has landed an “UnREAL” new role in primetime. The actress has been cast in the upcoming second season of the Lifetime drama that gives a fictitious behind-the-scenes look at the chaos surrounding the production of a dating competition series.

Matula will play one of the contestants on “UnREAL’s” fictional dating show, “Everlasting,” reports TVLineHer character, Tiffany, is being described as a hot, smart and rich All­-American girl, who is the daughter of a professional football team owner. Her hope is that her appearance on the show will help her step out of her father’s shadow.

Matula, who joined “B&B” in 2010, left the soap after four years in 2014 to pursue other career opportunities in primetime and film. She briefly returned to the show in 2015 to make two special appearances. Matula recently completed a lead role in the film “Maybe Someday,” which has just finished production.

Also joining the “UnREAL” cast next season is Meagan Tandy (“Teen Wolf”) as Chantal, a beautiful and polished Southern debutante, who thinks she’s destined to marry bachelor Darius Hill, after the tragic loss of her fiancé.  Monica Barbaro (“Hawaii Five-0”) and newcomer Denée Benton are also playing bachelorettes vying for Hill, while (“Jane the Virgin”) has been cast as a filmmaker and Gentry White (“TURN: Washington’s Spies”) is portraying Hill’s cousin.

Season 2 of “UnREAL” is set to debut this summer on Lifetime.