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18 December 23rd, 2013 DAYS Will Horton Switch: Chandler Massey Last Airs January 2nd and Guy Wilson Debuts January 8th!

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Since Days of our Lives tapes four months in advance fans have been waiting for Intel on when two-time Daytime Emmy winner Chandler Massey will last be seen as Will Horton and when the new Will, Guy Wilson will step into the role on-screen, even though backstage he has been playing the role for the last few months!

On-Air On-Soaps heard the news last week that Chandler’s last air date is January 2nd, while Guy Wilson debuts on the January 8th episode of the long running NBC soap opera!

What viewers can anticipate when Guy Wilson premieres is that there is some very exciting story ahead for Will.  And of course, everyone is waiting to see if Guy has palpable on-screen chemistry with Freddie Smith who plays Sonny, Will’s boyfriend!

So, are you ready to say farewell Chandler and welcome Guy to the role of Will?  Let us know!

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  1. Patrick says:

    I was wondering when this would happen. Thx!

    my first thought… ie: current storyline….

    that the ‘big” surprise party… Will thinks Kate, Sammi, and Gabi… “are” planning… this will be the big surprise reveal…. tada! it’s the nuWill.

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  2. Chris says:

    Not looking forward to this. Looks like the end of Will/Sonny for me, especially if they’re doing a wedding without Chandler

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  3. jimh(leave it to beaver) says:

    New year! And Will becomes a new GUY!…lol Im giving him a chance…gonna be a willcome change to see Will without that constant grin all the time! i hope!

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  4. 4everDAYS says:

    I will miss Chandler Massey at his best, but his best was several months back. He created a messy situation and lost his spark. Chandler’s constant grin bothered me, but in the end even that will be missed until Guy makes the role his own. Guy should have no problem when compared to the uneven performances by CM these last few months. Chandler lost interest and Guy should be excited about HIS new role.

    Good luck Chandler!

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  5. Scott (ATWT Fan) says:

    I will really miss Chandler. But I am willing to give Guy the best chance to settle into the role before I make my judgments on his part as Will. I know he has the acting chops, though.

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  6. Libby says:

    Because Chandler Massey was so popular – I wonder if DAYS didn’t encourage / direct o some lackluster performances. Massey always gave it his all in the past. While they finished filming for him in August. They are still airing him until end of year. Guy Wilson would have been a wildcard. He will be there for Feb sweeps. Good risk management for Days. if Guy Wilson catches fire if not – they have delivered the wedding – even if they move on from Wilson as front burner.

    Guessing Massey’ s salary went to hire Daniel Cosgrove as new character to interact with established 30/40 cast and a new story to boot. All good.

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  7. Ray says:

    I like CM, but agree that there were times when he was smiling in scenes and did not understand.

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  8. RLeternal says:

    So Long, CM; Good Luck! in your new endeavors. Welcome! GW.

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  9. Gmbenet says:

    I think the character of Will should be written out to depart when Camilla Banus leaves. I think Days lost an opportunity when the character of Will was written ti be gay. Will and Gabi should have remained a heterosexual couple and become that generation’s “Tom and Alice Horton”. They could have used a different chracter as a gay person and not Will Horton.

    So as far as I am concerned, Will can leave town with Gabi and the baby.

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    James replied

    Nathan should come back. He looks like a suitable heir to be the next generation’s Tom, with Melanie as his “Alice”.

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  10. Patrick says:

    Welcome: Guy Wilson

    for commandeering… the stonghold… foothold… the presence of the other one.. the lifestyle… my life partner… belongs

    with me

    I love the LOVE
    I love the romance
    I love the melding of being
    I love the mingling of ALL

    I love that this couple… represent… how equal this is

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  11. mo says:

    No, I’m not ready to say goodbye to Chandler.

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  12. Kaleesi says:

    His last name is WilSon!! lol maybe that will bring him enough luck to make it work post-Chandler.

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  13. Paul says:

    I know I’m in the minority here but I’m looking forward to the recasting. Since Chandler announced he was quitting the show; a smirk has become the main trademark of the character and frankly I’m tired of looking at it. I wish him the best in future endeavors and welcome the new actor to the role.

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  14. jason says:

    When is Will’s birth date exactly?I saw November 16 1995 on a website.Hope the writers are better with the s/l then they are remembering the birthday.Freddie and Guy will be great together.Chandler will miss u.Good luck.

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  15. joni morlin says:

    I want Chandler Massey be with sunny not guy Wilson he is no match for Freddie smith Chandler Massey is a wonderful actor for Freddie smith they have a lot in common and a lot of chemistry to gather and they also have a whole lot of sex and hot good looking couple that never saw in my entire life t wish that Chandler Massey would stay on until his 2nd anniversary in November with sunny is his gay boy friend they be long with each other all ways Beth gather

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  16. joni morlin says:

    I want to know if guy Wilson is capable to be will Horton I know for fact that he is going to bring exciting story’s but Chandler Massey is more perfect and more out going g actor with Freddie smith but the other hand that I don’t think that guy Wilson should not tAke the ro’ll of willhorton but Chandler Massey is very very hot and sexy a d he plays the role in a nice precise way with Freddie smith and I want them to get married and gave a family together on the show I don’t want Chandler Massey to leave US we need him the most more then his school he is not going g with out a doubt and Freddie smith ix not letting go of Chandler Massey not a prayer and Freddie is not going with out a doubt it is time for Freddie to get rready to
    get Chandler Massey back as will Horton recast himimedately their is no way he is not Leavig US we need him

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  17. joni morlin says:

    No I don’t want guy Wilson I want Chandler Massey to come back to Freddie smith they have lot of chemistry and a special relationship and they have a whole lot of nasty gay sex and I like it when they do that I theses two guys are a lot sexy sexy sex Chandler and Freddie are so awesome to gather and their hot and heavy sex and they should get married to each other on their 2nd anniversary in November 14the need Chandler Massey we need to ‘re cast him as will Horton he needs to be here on days of our lives with his babygirl arianna

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