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While it’s still uncertain as to who Michael Easton will be portraying when he returns to the “General Hospital” canvas in the coming weeks, the actor recently announced on his Facebook page that you’ll soon be able to catch his new short-film, “Dreamliner,” which reunites him with his former “One Life to Live” co-star Trevor St. John (ex-Todd Manning/ex-Victor Lord, JR). Easton wrote and directed the short.
Mckenna Grace, the 9-year-old who has played Nick (Joshua Morrow) and Sharon’s (Sharon Case) daughter Faith Newman on “The Young and the Restless,” is co-starring in Amityville: The Awakening. The feature film is scheduled for release on April 1.
The story of Billy Hayes and his daring escape from a Turkish prison and eventual return to a country that had blocked him from re-entry for more than 30 years is the center of “Midnight Return: The Story of Billy Hayes and Turkey” the feature-length documentary directed by veteran daytime writer Sally Sussman Morina (“The Young and the Restless,” “Another World,” “Days of our Lives,” “Generations”). The documentary will make its U.S. debut during “The 31st Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival” next week.
In case you missed in theaters, “General Hospital’s” Lexi Ainsworth (Kristina Corinthos-Davis) and “The Young and the Restless'” Hunter King’s (Summer Newman) movie, “A Girl Like Her,” has been released on DVD, Digital HD and On Demand.
“The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Darin Brooks (Wyatt Fuller) is heading back to “Blue Mountain State,” but don’t worry, he isn’t leaving the CBS soap. The actor, who starred in the Spike TV series from 2010 to 2011, is appearing in the movie sequel, “Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland.”
“Murder She Baked: A Peach Cobbler Mystery,” starring Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami Brady, “Days of our Lives”) and Cameron Mathison (ex-Ryan Lavery, “All My Children”), premieres Sunday, January 10 at 9p on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.
From Port Charles cop to dog show judge? Yes, that’s the assignment for “General Hospital’s” Ryan Paevey (Nathan West), who stars in the Hallmark Channel original movie “Unleashing Mr. Darcy,” airing Saturday, January 23 at 9p.
Starring Bradley Cooper and directed by Clint Eastwood, Warner Bros. Pictures is celebrating its “American Sniper” this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday as the film is currently setting several January box office records. Estimates have the film, which includes appearances by “General Hospital’s” Billy Miller (Jason Morgan) and “Nashville’s” Eric Close, taking in $89.5 million over the three-day weekend and $105.3 million over the four-day holiday weekend, according to Box Office Mojo.
Former “All My Children” and “Fruitvale Station” actor Michael B. Jordan has been cast in the lead role opposite Sylvester Stallone in the newest chapter in the “Rocky” franchise entitled “Creed,” which is set to begin shooting this month in Philadelphia.
When several major theater chains stated they wouldn’t be showing “The Interview” upon its Christmas Day release, following threats by hackers who claimed responsibility for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment last month, after it became abundantly clear that the film was at the center of a massive cyber attack on the studio, Sony Pictures reversed its decision to pull the film altogether and instead opted last week to release the film as planned. As a result, the film has raked in roughly $15 million in online sales and rentals, with more than 2 million downloads, and an estimated $2.8 million in ticket sales from smaller theater chains.
Now that the Thanksgiving holiday has come and gone, Christmas Day will be all the rage this holiday season. If you’re not interested in staying home to open your presents and spend time indoors with the family, why not go “Into The Woods” with soap alums Billy Magnussen (ex-Casey Hughes, “As The World Turns”) and Mackenzie Mauzy (ex-Phoebe Forrester, “The Bold and the Beautiful”)?
“She has her own style. She has her own sense of order. She has her own gun. Justice is sweet,” reads the tag from the newly released film, “Miss Meadows,” starring actress Katie Holmes (“Dawson’s Creek”) as a substitute teacher who on the surface is well mannered and full of grace, but secretly takes matters into her own hands when life appears out of control and no one else is around to make things right. “The Young and the Restless'” Kate Linder (Esther Valentine) co-stars in the film as Principal Trudy Navis.
Long before he was Billy Abbott on CBS’ “The Young and the Restless,” actor Burgess Jenkins starred in and co-produced the faith based family film “Hero,” which is finally getting released on DVD on Tuesday, September 16 online and in Walmart stores everywhere.
When news first hit that the controversial novel “50 Shades of Grey” was going to be made into a movie, rumors within the daytime community started spreading: “Days of our Lives’” James Scott (EJ DiMera) was reportedly being considered for the lead role of Christian Grey, a handsome yet tormented billionaire who lures a young woman named Anastasia (Dakota Johnson) into his dark world of sexual fantasies.
Deadline Hollywood is reporting that former “One Life to Live” actor Brandon Routh (ex-Seth Anderson)…
Sonny Corinthos may have his hands full on “General Hospital” lately, but his portrayer, Maurice Benard, managed to find the time to film a movie last year! It’s called “The Ghost and The Whale” and it features Benard as a bipolar man who is shrouded in mystery surrounding the death of his wife at sea.