Lot of All My Children news today. First, Susan Lucci and Walt Willey (Erica and Jack) are headed back to Pine Valley and the ABC Daytime series on October 6th. According to Soap Opera Digest, “After a summer hiatus for portrayers Jack and Erica return from their pre-wedding honeymoon.”
“For Erica and Jack, it’s really been great to get away from everything,” previews AMC Co-Head Writer David Kreizman. “When they get back, suddenly they’re both being pulled into this into these big things ” — Greenlee’s legal troubles for him, the battle over Cortlandt and Chandler for her — “and for Erica especially, she has to kind of decide what her priority is.”
Then, Jeff Phillips, best remembered to soap audiences as the original Hart Jessup of Guiding Light has been cast in the short term role of Nick Pearson, who figures into Ryan’s self-investigation as to whether or not he killed David. He will debut on October 13 and is currently slated for six episodes.