Remember when Jared Banks was killed by Mitch Laurence on One Life to Liveleaving poor Natalie (Melissa Archer) husband-less once again? We do! And for those who enjoyed the performances of John Brotherton (Ex-Jared), now you can see him on the big screen!
According to Deadline.com today, Brotherton has nabbed the primo role of Kurt Russell’s sidekick in the upcoming feature film, Fast & Furious 7 in the next chapter of that movie franchise whose 6th installment was the best worldwide opening in Universal’s history this past summer.
While not all details are known, Brotherton will play Sheppard, who’s described as the Russell character’s right-hand man. Fast & Furious 7 is shooting in Atlanta with Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Lucas Black and franchise rookies including Jason Statham and Djimon Hounsou.
Former OLTL head writer during Brotherton’s time on the ABC soap, Ron Carlivati tweeted to the actor ,”Congrats, John! That’s awesome!” To which John tweeted back, “Thanks Ron!! Hope you and the team at GH are doing well! Hugs and hellos to all.”
Were you a fan of Jared and Natalie on One Life to Live? Are you happy to hear the new of John landing a major motion picture role in a big blockbuster movie franchise? Let us know!