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9 February 6th, 2017 Former DAYS and Dynasty Star Jack Coleman Joins New ABC Reba McEntire Primetime Pilot Sudser!


Marc Cherry’s latest primetime soap opera pilot for ABC starring Reba McEntire has cast one of its other leads!

It’s none other than former than Days of our Lives Salem Strangler (AKA Jake Kosticheck) and Dynasty’s Steven Carrington, actor Jack Coleman!

According to Deadline, the untitled project which stars McEntire as Ruby Adair,is about a the sheriff of colorful small town Oxblood, KY, who finds her red state outlook challenged when a young FBI agent of Middle Eastern descent is sent to help her solve a horrific crime.

Jack Coleman will play Deke Adair, Ruby’s ruggedly handsome ex-husband who is now married to Ruby’s former best friend, Randa (Amanda Detmer). Deke is a good and decent man who feels badly for the pain he has caused Ruby, but is also honest about the anger he feels towards her. Also previously cast in the pilot are Ben Esler and Natalie Hall (former Colby, All My Children).

So, what do you think of the casting of Jack Coleman on the new sudsy pilot … intrigued? Comment below!

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  1. Jenny says:

    I love Reba’s acting…and I tend to enjoy Cherry’s work. But the description of this series does NOTHING for me!! I am just not feeling it! If it turns into a quirky comedy/drama like his past shows I will be on board. I love the thought of 5 foot nothing Reba strutting around wearing attitude and a Sherriff outfit!! It tickles me!!


  2. Celia says:

    The Salem strangler? He can do anything, LOL. He was great on HEROS…so, yeah, he will be outstanding.
    I think he lives on the Vineyard…have seen him around quite a few times.


    Celia replied

    Oops…that should read HEROES.


  3. Deb says:

    When they took Stephen’s bandages off and revealed Jake Kosticheck I literally jumped out of my chair and squealed! Love Marc Cherry’s shows. Will definitely watch!!


  4. Patrick says:

    I LOVE this man from Heroes… hasn’t he aged … ALL that


    I just do not , think; this show is going to work… especially with Reba Mcentire

    she relies heavily on laugh track… that pause and lets get too cutesy cutesy with her dimple.

    that’s not acting… it’s delivering lines… cue the laugh track… pause for affect and pat yourself on the back

    her voice alone… is not enough … there’s nothing dramatic about her

    Jack Coleman, on the other hand…. delish

    this show is going to bomb, Marc Cherry


  5. Lou piikes says:

    As long as it doesn’t turn into a Desperate Housewives knock-off I’m good.


    Celia replied

    LOL, Lou.


    Lou piikes replied

    I take my soaps seriously. I hate when my soap becomes a dramedy.

    Celia replied

    Oh, I’m right there, behind you, my friend.


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