Here's the latest comings and goings casting news from Days of Our Lives.
There's a new heavy heading to Salem. Look for Derek Magyar to cause plenty of trouble as Jensen in the upcoming weeks for Nick and company. Magyar played the lead character X in the film Boy Culture and portrayed Commander Kelby on the fourth season of Star Trek: Enterprise in 2005. You can check out his Facebook fan page, here.
Casey Jon Deidrick's (Chad) days as Chad could be numbered. The actor's contract with Days expires in June, and there's been no word about him signing a new pact with the show. Meanwhile, Soap Opera Digest has reported that Days is searching for a tall, 20-something, Caucasian actor for the contract role of "Derek." The character is described as charismatic and dangerous if crossed. Speculation is that the casting, might actually be a recast for Chad.
Mary Beth Evans pops up as Kayla on May 14 in hospital scenes with Nathan Owens (Cameron) and Camila Banus (Gabi).
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