According to The Hollywood Reporter Alfonso has signed a new deal to remain onboard the soap ending fan rumours that the actress would quit. Alfonso has been a cast member of Days since 1984, playing Hope Williams. Alfonso’s new contract comes at a time of changes behind-the-scenes at the NBC soap in the hope of securing its long-term future.
Lorraine Broderick, Gary Tomlin and Christopher Whitsell have been drafted in as head-writers following the exits of Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas Jr. after less than a year. After it was announced that new head-writers had been appointed news broke that four actors would also leave the NBC series; Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux), Patrick Muldoon (Austin Reed), Christine Clark (Carrie Brady) and Sarah Brown (Madison James)
Alfonso’s new contract will reassure fans that it won’t be all change in Salem with the new regime. Meanwhile yesterday the soap received 15 nominations in the Daytime Emmy awards, read more here >>
[Written by Edward De Ritter]