As the World Turns
(No. 10) EJ DiMera, Days of Our Lives
Who would have ever guessed someone conceived by an Elvis-impersonating Stefano (Joe Mascolo)—inseminating sperm into his adopted daughter’s toothy doppelganger—would one day grow up to be so snooty and entitled? Don’t get us wrong, we love some EJ DiMera (James Scott) on Days of Our Lives, but he can be a bit of brat!
From coercion to kidnapping, EJ has done it all to prove himself to his beloved, bazillionaire “Father”. Now that EJ’s DiMera lineage is in question, we wonder if he will keep that upper lip quite so stiff? As long as another part of his anatomy stays stiff anytime he’s in the presence of one Samantha Brady (Alison Sweeney), we’ll still be watching this poor little (not so) rich (anymore) boy tale play out. READ MORE
Daytime Emmy winner and multi-Oscar nominee Julianne Moore has been offered the role of Margaret White in the upcoming remake of Stephen King’s Carrie, according to Deadline. The character is the mother of the film’s title character, who will be portrayed by Chloe Moretz.
Moore played identical half sisters/cousins Frannie and Sabrina Hughes on ATWT from 1985-1988.
As The World Turns Vet Grayson McCouch to Play Sexy Doc on Hollywood Heights; New Soap Filmed in Old All My Children Studio!By Jillian Bowe on April 20, 2012
Soap Opera Digest is reporting As The World Turns' Grayson McCouch has signed on to Jill Farren Phelps' upcoming Nick-at-Nite's soap Hollywood Heights. McCouch will play ladykiller Dr. Don. Masters. Said McCouch:
I get to be a surgeon and he's a player so I’m right in my element! This project is special; it's the first of its kind! My first day was around the 24th [of March] and it was spectacular. It's [taped in] the old ALL MY CHILDREN studio!
The CBS drama The Good Wife has featured multiple former soap stars, including Renee Elise Goldsberry and Kelli Giddish. Now another soap vet will be added to the list. According to Soaps In Depth, former As the World Turns star Michael Park will appear in the April 22 episode. Reportedly,
Alicia represents a judge who is in danger of being disbarred on misconduct charges stemming from his days as a prosecutor. Park guest stars as Lloyd, Judge Cuesta's former co-counsel on the case in question.