Here's the latest casting news, the up to the minute comings and goings, from Days of Our Lives:
Bad news for Joseph Mascolo fans. Stefano turns up "dead" on June 4, when Roman finds his body in the DiMera mansion. The official word is Mascolo is exiting the soap, but, come on, how many times has that happened before? My money is on The Phoenix rising and Mascolo returning, yet again.
After hearing about Gabi's stalker for weeks, he's about to materialize. Caleb Hunt, begins airing as Andrew, a photographer's assistant Gabi hires to play the guy who's been lurking after her, on May 31.
Brant Daugherty, formerly of Pretty Little Liars, will make his debut as Brian on July 2. He'll play a friend of Sonny's and be involved in story with Freddie Smith and Chandler Massey (Will). When last questioned about that story, Massey noted that he'd taped some scenes with Daugherty, but didn't know what was going to happen. "[The writers] could take it in any direction," he said. "They've painted the story with very broad strokes.
As Molly Burnett's (Melanie) contract inches closer to expiring, rumors abound that the actress isn't re-signing with the soap. Burnett joined Days in 2008. Since joining the show, she's guest starred on True Blood, Good Luck Charlie and CSI: New York and may wish to pursue a career in nighttime and film.
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