Here's the latest comings and goings casting news from Days of Our Lives.
Although an item in the new issue of Soap Opera Digest says that Drake Hogestyn (John) is back at work at the soap, he is not. Hogestyn is currently off the canvas, as first reported here on May 28. He taped his last scenes on the soap on March 18. Hogestyn's daughter, Alexandra, confirmed the information on his Facebook page. "My dad has not been back filming, I wish he was though!" she posted.
Michael Benyaer has begun a recurring stint as Dr. Chyka. The character will be Kristen's cohort in crime as she plots revenge against. Marlena.
Larry Sullivan is also slated to appear on several episodes as George Durant. He'll share scenes with Eileen Davidson (Kristen) and Greg Vaughan (Eric). Primetime fans may recognize Sullivan. He's appeared as Officer Andy Akers on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2012 and 2013.
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