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Lavoisier to Attend Stars & Stripes Fan Event

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Attention all "One Life to Live" fans! Here's your chance to meet Llanview's very own John-Paul Lavoisier (Rex Balsom) at this year's WXYZ-ABC Stars & Stripes Festival near Detroit. The event is sponsored by ABC Daytime and SOAPnet's Soap Nation tour team, and will feature special access to the "One Life" star. Lavoisier will be in attendance on the Friday, July 1 to help kick off the festivities, which run through July 4. Activities begin with a Question and Answer session with fans, followed…

She May Be Jess Now, But Tess is Lurking in the Shadows

(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…

‘OLTL’ Casting Call: Paging Nurse Judy

(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…

Tuck: ‘I Would Absolutely Go Back’ to ‘One Life to Live’

(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…

Spiderman Casts His Web on Llanview

(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…

Lavoisier: ‘I’ll Be There Until the End’ of ‘OLTL’

(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…

ABC Soap Won’t See the ‘Light’

(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…

St. John to Fans: ‘OLTL’ to ‘Press on Without Me’

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.

‘Chainsaw Massacre’ Star Cast as ‘Reel’ Dorian Lord

(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…

Torpey Returns to ‘Life’ to Say Good-Bye

(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…

On the Red Carpet: The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Photo Gallery

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Arianne Zucker and Jason Cook Provide a ‘LifeCHANGE’ for Six Individuals Seeking to Make a Difference

UPDATE 11:44 PM: In an earlier version of this report, we reported Jason Cook's characters name on "General Hospital" as Dr. Matt Drake, which is incorrect. Cook portrays Dr. Matt Hunter on the ABC drama series. We have since corrected this error and apologize. (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "LifeCHANGE," a new documentary series coming soon exclusively to the world wide web, delves into one's desire in making a positive and lasting impact as six people from different perspectives on the world take…