Over recent weeks details of the planned relaunch of both Agnes Nixon serials have slowly emerged. However, fans can rejoice as Prospect Park reveal that 22 actors have now signed up to reprise their roles on the two daytime soaps. In the coming weeks it is expected that more deals with be signed to bring back further actors.
Prospect Park have confirmed that Erika Slezak will reprise her role of Victoria Lord; last week it emerged the actress was close to a deal. Jerry verDorn was amongst the first to confirm his return while Robin Strasser quickly followed suit. Now we can confirm that Tuc Watkins, Robert S. Woods, Kassie DePaiva, Florencia Lozano, Melissa Archer, Hilary B. Smith, Kelley Missal, Josh Kelly and Andrew Trishchitta will all return as well. Meanwhile Sean Ringgold, Shenaz Treasury and Nick Choksi will recur on the revived soap.
For All My Children Jordi Vilasuso, Jill Larson and Thorsten Kaye join the previously confirmed Darnell Williams, Debbi Morgan, Lindsay Hartley and Vincent Irizarry. Original cast member Susan Lucci has been approached about reprising her role of diva Erica Kane. However, her role in Lifetime drama Devious Maids may prevent her for participating in the revival.