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|Steve Frame||Aug 1 2007, 12:37 PM|
If you could recast one role on a show or shows, who would it be and why. Note: Please try to limit it to only one role per show by any one poster.|
I am going to start off with a few and I made add others later.
Young and the Restless
I would recast Judith Chapman as Gloria on Y&R. I love Judith Chapman as an actress but Gloria is not for her. If I couldn't have Joan Van Ark back since she doesn't want to do daytime, my ideal choice would be Judith Light. I loved her as Karen on OLTL, and feel that she should return to daytime. I have loved her in movies where she played a villianess. She would be perfect as Gloria. She even played a similar role in a TV movie a few years back.
As The World Turns
This one is unpopular too, esp. since I love Grayson McCouch but I want Brian Bloom back in the role of Dusty. He will always be Dusty to me.
I know that this will be unpopular but I feel that the show needs a stronger Cassie. I loved Laura Wright in the role, but just have not warmed up to Nicole Forrester like some have. When Laura left for GH, I felt at the time that Cady McClain would have been perfect if GL could have convinced her to take it. I still feel that she would have been. I can imagine the great scenes between Cady and Kim. But since Cady is not available I would love to see Noelle Beck in the role. I think she would be good in the role.
Bold & the Beautiful
As much as I love looking at Ronn Moss, I have always felt that the show needs a stronger actor in the role. So I would recast Ridge. Since he is now available I think John Callahan (who is a year younger than Ronn) would be perfect in the role. He is a great actor and equally nice to look at. My 2nd choice who is in the same age range would be John Bolger. He has great talent and is nice looking too.
Days of Our Lives
I still say I would have loved to have seen Rider Strong as Shawn D. even though I do love Brandon Beemer. My choice here is tied. I want to see 2 recasts: First I want Trevor Donovan recast. My #1 choice would be Matthew Bomer or if they want to stick with the blonde god image get Bruce Michael Hall. Both are about the same age as Trevor (1 year older), both are hunks, and both can act better than Trevor.
The other person I want recast is Stephanie. I would love to see either Agnes Bruckner or Robyn Richards in the role.
All My Children
I will state who I feel is my #1 change here. I love Bobbie Eakes, but have always wanted Judi Evans in this role. I just feel that she would have been a better Krystal. And also I can just imagine her in scenes with David Canary, Michael Knight, and esp. with Vincent Irizarry. It would have been great, and magical. As I said I feel that Bobbie Eakes is wonderful, but just feel that Judi Evans would have been better.
One Life To Live
I don't like most of the characters on the show right now, so this one has been a hard one. The only big change that I can think of that should be made but should have been made long ago. And that is that Michael Easton should have been Todd instead of John. He should have been forced to take the role of Todd instead of getting a new character. I think the show would have been a lot better. I think I could have dealt with Easton as Todd - a character I know rather than the show being dominated by a character I care nothing for and don't know.
My number one choice right now would be to recast Kirsten Storms. My #1 choice right now would be Jessica Dunphy. She needs to be back in soaps. And I think she would be good as Maxie. My 2nd choice would be another ATWT former actress, Kristina Sisco.
Since it seems that Adrian Bellani might not be going over to Passions (at least according to some reports), I say recast the role with Spencer Hill who was said to be in the running for the role of Shawn D. Brady on Days. He's a hunk so I say give him a chance to see how well he acts too.
Judge for yourself:
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