Robert McKay Replaces ‘GL’ Alum Monti Sharp in ‘Asunder’

With production set to begin Monday, August 28 on the first season of “,” the digital drama has announced that “” actor will replace “” alum (ex-David Grant; ex-Lewis McCloud, “) in the role of Thomas Chandler, the patriarch of the Chandler clan and head of Chandler Parfums and Cosmetics Corp.

Sharp had a scheduling conflict that would have prevented him from taking part as filming commenced, forcing the show to recast, Soap Opera Network has learned.

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McKay, who has appeared alongside in “” and “” with and , joins his good friend and “GL” alumnus (ex-Felicia Boudreau) on the show. Brockington is set to play his wife, Adele Chandler.

“I’m honored to be coming on board the series, and to be working alongside Kim who besides being a world-renowned soap actress is someone whom I consider a good friend. I look forward to learning all I can from her and the other members of this talented cast as I take on the mantle of Thomas,” states McKay. “I’m also looking forward to working opposite and as we battle it out in the world of ‘Asunder’ as perfume moguls.”

Martin (ex-Camille Bennett, “As The World Turns”) will portray antagonist Serena Hanes while Tony D. Head (“The Wire”) will play Austin Blair, head of the Blair family. (creator and star of “”) recently joined the cast as Jackson Graham, a well to-do Jack of All Trades type character from an upper middle class family.